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DOD wants to stop playing 'whack-a-mole' on cyber

Cyber forces across all the services are lending a hand to defend DOD networks as part of a more proactive approach, officials say.

A NASA illustration of RestoreL

US looks to expand the range of satellite-fixing robots

DARPA, aiming high in GEO, and NASA, aiming lower in LEO, are preparing to launch robotic satellite repair spacecraft.

With US assistance, Afghanistan starts flying drones

The Afghan Army marked the inaugural launch of a ScanEagle UAS system to help provide better overhead ISR coverage.

DARPA project could double wireless capacity

A full-duplex process developed under the agency’s ACT program could cut the spectrum demands for wireless communications and radars in half.

Air Force looking for a small, portable counter-drone device

The service wants a way to defend against quadcopters and other commercial UAS that could be turned into flying IEDs.

Army speeds up its battlefield satcom

The Wideband Global Satellite, accessible via portable terminals, delivers a 12-fold increase in communications.

Air Force looks to protect space with new enterprise vision

Gen. John Hyten recently announced the Space Enterprise Vision to counter the ever-emerging threats to the space domain.

The EA-6B Prowler.

DOD adds electronic attack aircraft to the fight against ISIS

The Defense Department has announced that EA-6B Prowler aircraft, specializing in tactical jamming capabilities, have deployed to support the anti-ISIS efforts.

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