Communications


Terahertz amplifiers could open new frontiers in RF communications

Researchers from Northrop Grumman, working with DARPA, have developed two different amplifiers capable of using the THz range of the spectrum, which could lead to a new range of high-speed, secure communications.

Navy hires two to explore cryogenic RF technologies

Out of the Fog and Hypres win contracts to develop cryogenic radio frequency systems and quantum memory technologies.

Army researchers picture a new GPS alternative

CERDEC uses two highly sensitive miniature cameras in a vision-aided navigation system that accurately detects both motion and depth.

Army's portable command post connects expeditionary forces

The expeditionary sustainment commands, or ESCs, extend the operational picture out to units in the field.

Euro effort demos secure, interoperable communications

European partners claim they have demonstrated the ability to use a common radio waveform for tactical communications.

An Air Force parachute jumper demonstrates BATDOK.

Widespread battle-ready wearables likely still far off

Despite technology improvements, an Air Force scientist says a majority of wearable devices aren’t ready for the field.

Army looks to boost security, bandwidth with network modernization

Officials say open standards, cloud architectures are keys to making their network more efficient and effective.

Air Force nearing completion of satellite communications system

The service gives Lockheed a $48 million contract modification to finish work on AEHF, which is replacing the Milstar constellation.

Defense Systems Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.