US-China counterspace tensions mount

The Pentagon's latest report to Congress highlights China's growing military space efforts, which include the ability to disrupt what the U.S. or other countries can do.

Bluefin’s SandShark a new breed of small, versatile underwater drones

The autonomous UUV, weighing less than 15 pounds, is capable of a variety of missions, including operating in swarms.

The Air Force wants to add sense and avoid technology to RPAs such as the Predator.

Air Force looking for next-gen sensors

AFRL puts out a call for technologies to improve targeting via new electro-optical sensors for ISR and situation awareness.

An RQ-21A Blackjack

Navy says hit me again with Blackjack UAS

The small, rail-launched ISR drones are used by the Navy and Marines for ISR, and have shown potential for domestic use.

Air Force turns its attention to small UAS platforms

The proliferation of small systems present a threat, but also an opportunity, the service says in a recently released 20-year plan for small UAS.

Air Force wants to tap into commercial satellite capacity

The Air Force released a request for information for Pathfinder 3, which is intended to provide the warfighter flexible access to commercial and military satellite capability.

DARPA dives in to underwater navigation project

BAE was recently awarded a contract to work on DARPA’s Positioning System for Deep Ocean Navigation, an attempt to create a GPS-like system under the sea.

Navy still focusing on the Next Gen Jammer

The plan to replace the 50-year-old jammer is designed to address rapidly proliferating threats in the electromagnetic spectrum.

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