Aegis Radar Destroyer

The Navy is using laser gyroscope tech to navigate in GPS-denied environments

Northrop Grumman is upgrading Navy inertial navigation systems, using ring laser gyroscopes instead of GPS for navigation. .


Northrop Grumman acquires Orbital ATK

Northrop purchased Orbital ATK in a clear effort to invest in space technologies.

Marine Corps

New Army gaming prototype preps soldier for future war

Synthetic prototyping project uses simulated environments to inform the development and acquisitions priorities of the Army.


Army operates networked smartphone-equipped radios

MPU5 radios are engineered to form a self-healing, mobile ad hoc network able to operate in a wide range of challenging environments.


U.S. expands role of ground robots for dismounted soldiers

Portable UGV's get smaller, networked for dismounted soldiers

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New interferometry technology sought for keeping an eye on satellites

IARPA is accepting proposals for advanced technology able to image high-altitude satellites.


Marine Corps acquires new ruggedized communications tech

The Marines will provide PacStar 400-series communications modules for vehicle-mounted and dismounted combat operations.


Reinventing electronic warfare

DOD’s first-of-its-kind electronic warfare strategy explores new paradigm-changing EW technologies.

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