C4ISR


The future of ISR is unmanned, whether commanders like it or not

Air Force officials see the U-2 and Global Hawk as complementary, but they’ll soon have to do without one of them.

Raytheon to continue work on Air Force's DCGS

In a new contract worth $393 million, Raytheon will continue work on the Distributed Common Ground System used for analyzing incoming ISR data.

Missile-defense aerostat goes rogue, brought down in Pa.

The blimp-like craft broke free from its mooring at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., causing outages as its tether hit power lines.

Air Force readies penultimate GPS IIF satellite for launch

The Space Command announced plans to launch the 11th of 12 total GPS IIF satellites Oct. 30, while it continues to wait for GPS III.

Navy fills new top post for unmanned systems

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus taps retired Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Frank Kelley to be the deputy assistant secretary for the Navy’s unmanned systems.

SPAWAR in search of mobile C4I support

The Navy is looking for support in mobile command, control, communications, computer and intelligence capabilities that would operate in potentially hostile regions of the world.

U.S. sends drones to Africa for counterterrorism operations

The ScanEagle units being delivered to the Kenyan and Cameroonian militaries are part of an effort to share some of the military’s technological advantage with allies.

Wideband SATCOM terminals heading to sea

Norsat International gets a $2.7 million subcontract for maritime VSATs, or very small aperture terminals.