New Army office aims to get rapid with new tech

The Rapid Capabilities Office is intended to field cyber, EW and other tools in closer to real time.

Marine radar technicians test the G/ATOR system at the Cannon Air Defense Complex in Yuma, Ariz.

Marines to get 'ground-breaking' radar under $376M deal

The G/ATOR system, made by Northrop Grumman, combines the functions of five previous systems while using air cooling and other features to cut costs.

How lasers could make the F-35 more effective

A Marine general says lasers would make the costly fighter more agile by reducing munitions weight and fuel requirements.

'Radio whispering' promises a great leap in wireless communications

UC San Diego researchers working with DARPA show how to make a low-power, lightweight system that can take advantage of unused frequencies and avoid interference.

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

Air Force orders upgrades for Reaper drone

The latest upgrades for the MQ-9 Extended Range Block 1, continues a program to improve features in older UAS.

An RQ-21A Blackjack

US expands its foreign drone sales to Canada

The Navy reaches an agreement to send a five-aircraft Blackjack system up north.

Five win spots on $155.8M deal to support Joint Chiefs' cyber program

The companies will support the J6 Directorate's C4/Cyber program under a five-year contract.

New small UAV could be soldiers' future eye in the sky

The National Training Center hosts operational tests of the ISR drone, which the Army said is so new it hasn’t been named yet.

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