Communications


Army awards new deal for Manpack radios

Harris Corp. gets a maximum $12.7 million contract to supply the two-channel, software-defined radios.

Marine Corps in the next phase of MCEITS IT transformation

The 2.0 stage of the Marine Corps Enterprise Information Technology Services program is adding new applications and capabilities ahead of schedule, VMware’s Bill Rowan writes.

Navy still has long way toward CANES installation

With installation aboard the USS Nimitz, the Navy has put another aircraft carrier on its new shipboard tactical network, and has plans for a total of 219 ships by 2023.

A Logistics Supply Vessel was used in the exercise.

Army, Navy display joint communications in Hawaii

Combining the Navy's global MUOS satellite systems with Manpack radios and the Army's Joint Battle Command-Platform could fill gaps in the Pacific.

Missile-warning sensor advances despite launch uncertainties

The developer of a platform to carry an Air Force missile defense sensor reported progress, but it's unclear when the test bed will get off the ground.

Stratcom brings Spain into the space surveillance fold

The U.S. Strategic Command recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Spain, the tenth country agreeing to share space situational awareness.

Lawmakers grill Clapper over U.S.-Russia space arrangement

During a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. McCain and others expressed exasperation with the U.S. reliance on a Russian-made rocket engine to send payloads into space.

Final GPS II satellite goes into orbit as Air Force gets ready for GPS III

With ULA launching the last of the second generation, the service awards Lockheed a contract to help the transition to the next generation.

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