Communications


US-China counterspace tensions mount

The Pentagon's latest report to Congress highlights China's growing military space efforts, which include the ability to disrupt what the U.S. or other countries can do.

Air Force wants to tap into commercial satellite capacity

The Air Force released a request for information for Pathfinder 3, which is intended to provide the warfighter flexible access to commercial and military satellite capability.

Army looking for tactical wireless receiving system

The request for information is looking for a fairly small, portable device capable of intercepting and transmitting a variety of analog and digital wireless signals.

Monitoring is the key to Navy's NGEN transition

The switch from NMCI to NGEN is a complex process that requires careful attention to security, SolarWinds' Paul McCloskey writes.

DOD official: The spectrum should be a domain of warfare

In a recent panel discussion, an Air Force general said the electromagnetic spectrum should be declared a domain, given how important EMS operations are.

A NASA illustration of RestoreL

US looks to expand the range of satellite-fixing robots

DARPA, aiming high in GEO, and NASA, aiming lower in LEO, are preparing to launch robotic satellite repair spacecraft.

DARPA project could double wireless capacity

A full-duplex process developed under the agency’s ACT program could cut the spectrum demands for wireless communications and radars in half.

Army speeds up its battlefield satcom

The Wideband Global Satellite, accessible via portable terminals, delivers a 12-fold increase in communications.

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