The Air Force brings the B-52 into the digital age

With Boeing's CONECT communications system, the venerable bomber goes from 'a rotary-dial phone to a smartphone.'

Creative simulations help test new weather radar

The Air Force is testing updates for C-5 Galaxy color weather radars using the salvaged cockpit of a downed C-5 as a simulator.

Special Operations looking for additional UAS, training

The command recently issued a solicitation for at least three small UAS to be accompanied with training personnel in operation.

Navy's Fire Scout drone copter sets endurance record

The MQ-8C Fire Scout recently showed extended endurance and range for ISR, rescue and other missions.

Army units' new Raven cameras see better than a hawk

Selected units recently received and tested 360-degree cameras with built-in infrared capabilities for their small UAS.

Navy awards two huge deals for tactical radios

ViaSat and Data Link get contracts worth up to total of more then $880 million for MIDS Low Volume Terminals.

Researchers take high-bandwidth communications to the South Pole

With MUOS, developed by AFRL, the Navy and Lockheed Martin, researchers send the first voice-and-data communications from Antarctica.

Air Force puts 22 companies on $490M Agile Acquisition contract

The five-year deal covers work at Eglin Air Force Base to develop new systems and modify existing ones.