Communications


Air Force looks to protect space with new enterprise vision

Gen. John Hyten recently announced the Space Enterprise Vision to counter the ever-emerging threats to the space domain.

Pentagon awards deal for non-GPS precision guidance

DARPA is funding a project that would leverage MEMS technology to develop small inertial sensors.

Navy lab lends a FRENDly hand to robotic GEO satellite repair

Military laboratories are contributing to a revolutionary program aimed at robotically repairing satellites more than 22,000 miles above the Earth.

Unmanned plane for launching satellites goes to Phase 2

Plans call for the Experimental Spaceplane to be able fly 10 times in 10 days, at a fraction of the cost of current launches.

New software opens the door to real-time data sharing for Marines

The Tactical Service Orientated Architecture lets Marines on the battlefield get mission-critical information via mobile device.

DOD working on a more agile approach to EW

Army officials discuss the need to be able to adapt to ever-changing threats in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Army's cyber challenge to focus on micro cloud management

The service is going to the Silicon Valley to enlist help in better managing the “vast, dynamic resource pool” of tactical networks.

Plan for satellite-repairing robots takes the next step

DARPA's program calls for a public-private effort to develop a robotic vehicle that can inspect, repair and upgrade GEO satellites that are otherwise out of reach.

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