The service gives Lockheed Martin a $395 million contract modification for work on the ninth and tenth of the 32-satellite constellation.
Under the ReImagine program, researchers seek to develop a programmable array of pixels that can use machine learning to react to what they’re seeing, as a way to improve situational awareness.
The deal calls for Link 22 radios that support interoperable communications between U.S. and NATO forces.
The research agency awards Lockheed a contract to continue work on bringing a command-and-control view to the squad level.
As large weapon programs enter production or are cancelled, R&D has declined and contracts are going to smaller vendors, a budget analysis finds.
The geospatial agency will take part in the effort to provide a huge trove of commercial satellite imagery to the public for free.
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.
During the recent Tech Warrior exercise, technologies developed under AFRL’s SBIR program took the field in combat scenarios.