Pentagon awards deal for non-GPS precision guidance

DARPA is funding a project that would leverage MEMS technology to develop small inertial sensors.

Sailors take part in a FIST2FAC virtual reality exercise.

Virtual reality is Navy's vision of future training

The Office of Naval Research recently demonstrated yet another VR simulation tool that puts sailors in realistic combat scenarios.

One key to protecting networks: cut bandwidth requirements

A DOD official told Congress that reducing use of bandwidth could help shrink the attack surface for network-enabled systems.

Unmanned plane for launching satellites goes to Phase 2

Plans call for the Experimental Spaceplane to be able fly 10 times in 10 days, at a fraction of the cost of current launches.

Large, sub-hunting drone 'the shape of things to come'

DARPA christens its 132-foot long unmanned ACTUV vessel, setting up open-water tests with the Office of Naval Research.

Army upgrading Apache's 40-year-old sensors

The service is adding a number of upgrades to the attack helicopters, including a more seamless transition from day-to-night views.

DARPA demos sense-and-avoid system

The drop-in ALIAS system, tested in a small drone, helps both manned and unmanned aircraft detect and evade incoming air traffic.

Milley: Robots won't take over the future battlefield soon

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley tells Congress that unmanned systems will plays a significant role in ground combat, but he’s not expecting a revolution in the next 10 years.

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