The services are looking to bring logistics tracking and wireless learning capabilities to mobile devices for troops.
The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center is planning a five-year contract for command, control, communications and cyber support.
The agreement could help streamline the evaluation process; the Space and Missile Systems Center expects to sign similar agreements with SpaceX and Orbital-ATK.
The companies will provide systems engineering, software support and other services for GCCS-M, which gives commanders an integrated, multilayered common operating picture.
An alliance that also includes industry and academia embarks on a research project to ensure secure, dynamic coalition communications through Distributed Analytics and Information Science, or DAIS.
A new assessment highlights the potential for an instability crisis in space as the United States and China vie for the high ground.
The service gives Lockheed Martin a $395 million contract modification for work on the ninth and tenth of the 32-satellite constellation.
The deal calls for Link 22 radios that support interoperable communications between U.S. and NATO forces.