Communications


Navy awards $32.8M deal for tactical radios

The deal calls for Link 22 radios that support interoperable communications between U.S. and NATO forces.

DARPA goes to next phase of Squad X

The research agency awards Lockheed a contract to continue work on bringing a command-and-control view to the squad level.

NGA joins SpaceNet satellite imagery initiative

The geospatial agency will take part in the effort to provide a huge trove of commercial satellite imagery to the public for free.

Army, Korean engineers find a way for allies to share spectrum

The system, which would replace what is still a paper process, would give coalition partners a clear view of available spectrum, allowing them to better work together.

A sailor aboard the USS George H.W. Bush works with Digital Modular Radios.

Navy pumps up the power on MUOS-capable radios

Milpower gets a $29.5 million contract to provide power amplifiers for the Digital Modular Radio, the military’s first standard software-defined system.

'Radio whispering' promises a great leap in wireless communications

UC San Diego researchers working with DARPA show how to make a low-power, lightweight system that can take advantage of unused frequencies and avoid interference.

China raises the cyber stakes with quantum satellite

The properties of quantum entanglement could deliver the first hack-proof communications.

MDA awards $99M deal to continue space-based sensor work

Utah State's Space Dynamics Lab, which has worked with MDA on other projects, will develop new state-of-the-art systems for missile defense.

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