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A sailor aboard the USS George H.W. Bush works with Digital Modular Radios.

Navy pumps up the power on MUOS-capable radios

Milpower gets a $29.5 million contract to provide power amplifiers for the Digital Modular Radio, the military’s first standard software-defined system.

Army awards $249M contract for electronic warfare support

The deal to 16 small businesses continues the military service’s effort to get ahead of the game in EW.

Personnel transport an injured participant during the simulated exercise.

Air Force's Tech Warriors put new tools to the test

The annual simulated exercise puts scientists and engineers into the field to give them a better idea of what ground troops need.

Image analysis research targets photo fakery

DARPA funds university research to use machine learning to analyze massive troves of images to spot doctored photos.

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.

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