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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.

Navy's high-altitude Triton UAS takes a step forward

The MQ-4C Triton, intended to provide persistent maritime ISR, has successfully completed operational assessment, according to manufacturer Northrop Grumman.

Where DOD's R&D funds would go in 2017

Budget documents show a focus on emerging threats, including cyber, electronic warfare and new strike systems.

Iraq recently carried out a drone strike with a Chinese-made aircraft that closely resembles the MQ-9 Reaper.

As threat landscape changes, Air Force mulls the next unmanned platform

The Air Force is currently looking for drones, large and small, that can operate in contested environments for future conflicts.

DOD to adversaries: Send us your zero-day attacks

The Pentagon wants to raise the costs on cyber adversaries, but not how you might think.

IC officials: Cyber threat is real, but it's not the only one

During congressional hearings, intelligence officials outlined the threats facing the U.S. and painted a picture of a complex environment.

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