Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, Army Cyber Command's new leader, says the mission is really "information dominance operations."
The Cyber Electromagnetic Activities pilot initiative focused on equipping tactical commanders and brigades with cyber and information operation techniques.
Seven companies will compete for work under three-year contracts for a variety of work; each deal has a two-year option.
The system, which would replace what is still a paper process, would give coalition partners a clear view of available spectrum, allowing them to better work together.
Three small businesses will share in a $49 million contract to install systems on a variety of ships, including a few foreign vessels.
A report says the department lacks visibility into National Guard units' cyber capabilities, which could provide significant help in the event of a domestic attack.
The deal to 16 small businesses continues the military service’s effort to get ahead of the game in EW.
The companies will support the J6 Directorate's C4/Cyber program under a five-year contract.