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Navy awards deals potentially worth $1B for cybersecurity

Seven companies will compete for work under three-year contracts for a variety of work; each deal has a two-year option.

DARPA wants air traffic control for low-flying drones

The Aerial Dragnet program calls for identifying and tracking UAS flying below 1,000 feet in urban areas where line-of-sight is not available.

NGA joins SpaceNet satellite imagery initiative

The geospatial agency will take part in the effort to provide a huge trove of commercial satellite imagery to the public for free.

Navy awards deal for installation of new EW tools

Three small businesses will share in a $49 million contract to install systems on a variety of ships, including a few foreign vessels.

Army, Korean engineers find a way for allies to share spectrum

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.

Quadcopter resupply drone could give soldiers 'Amazon on the battlefield'

The JTARV, now in prototype, could let soldiers call for supplies and have them delivered in 30 minutes.

The National Guard takes part in Cyber Shield 2016.

DOD needs to get a handle on Guard's cyber skills, GAO says

A report says the department lacks visibility into National Guard units' cyber capabilities, which could provide significant help in the event of a domestic attack.

Navy awards $108M deal for more Fire Scout unmanned helicopters

Northrop Grumman will deliver 10 MQ-8C systems, which can operate from land or sea, providing a wide range of ISR.

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