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Navy awards another deal for electronic warfare upgrades

General Dynamics will perform more work on improvements under the SEWIP program.

NRL tests low-power, long-endurance sail drone

The Naval Research Lab, in partnership with Penn State, tested algorithms designed to increase the endurance of unmanned sailplanes that ride thermals the way some large birds do.

Army takes electronic warfare to troops in the field

In a recent exercise, the service’s Space and Missile Defense Command demonstrated electromagnetic interference effects on GPS receivers.

DARPA picks 10 to build nano-based products

Ten companies and university partners will split into three working groups to assemble atoms into working devices.

Northrop wins contract for GPS upgrades

The company will support modernization efforts for the embedded GPS/Inertial Navigation System.

Navy strategy puts a sharper focus on information warfare

In a newly released document, the Navy stresses the need to focus on information warfare in order to counter the tactics of potential adversaries.

Navy wants small drones that can see in the dark

The service is looking for small tactical unmanned aerial vehicles capable of providing ISR in both day and night operations in adverse environmental conditions.

Tern gets closer to extending ships' ISR reach at sea

The DARPA-ONR program to develop long-range, vertical-lift drones for smaller ships moves into Phase 3.