Communications


China raises the cyber stakes with quantum satellite

The properties of quantum entanglement could deliver the first hack-proof communications.

MDA awards $99M deal to continue space-based sensor work

Utah State's Space Dynamics Lab, which has worked with MDA on other projects, will develop new state-of-the-art systems for missile defense.

Army adding top-secret layer to expeditionary command posts

The DCGS-A Intelligence Processing Center will add another secure network to forward-deployed communications.

Air Force to improve Military Code GPS receivers

A $52.6 million contract with Raytheon calls for modernizing the Miniature Airborne GPS receiver 2000 as the service shifts to stronger, jam-resistant signals.

A Raytheon NMT undergoes testing.

Navy ups contract for enhancing satellite comms

Contract modification for Raytheon will add to the work being done on the high-speed, versatile Navy Multiband Terminals.

The Army is automating digital certificate monitoring in the field

With a bevy of devices for soldiers to keep track of, CERDEC creates a tool that could eliminate the manual method of making sure certificates are ready to authenticate users.

An engineer at Aberdeen Proving Grounds demonstrates SMASH.

Army looks to set up command posts on the fly

CERDEC is developing a wireless, voice activated system that can help expeditionary forces set up on the go.

Engine glitch stalls Navy's MUOS-5 satellite

The Navy considers its options after the main engine fails for the fifth satellite in the constellation, which is intended to be a spare

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