C4ISR

Does DOD have the leadership it needs on spectrum?

Joseph Kirschbaum, the director of defense capabilities and management, for the Government Accountability Office, told Congress that having leadership buy-in is the difference between a successful strategy and a failed one.

Army tests the limits of its integrated tactical network

The Army's Project Convergence exercise has put the Integrated Tactical Network to the test. But holes in its availability prove there's work to be done.

What to look for in DOD's coming spectrum strategy

Interoperability, integration and JADC2 are likely to figure into an updated electromagnetic spectrum strategy expected soon from the Department of Defense.

DOD tech leaders look to tune out Ligado

DOD technology officials blasted a FCC decision to allow a commercial wireless firm to come online despite possible interference with GPS transmissions.

U.S. drone developers feel squeeze during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on the Defense Department's effort to jumpstart a domestic drone industry.

How the Army is girding for electronic warfare

As the risks of EW attacks multiply, the Army's C5ISR Center is developing new tools for testing and hardening its battlefield systems.

Army sets up 'provisional' cloud management office

Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford said the service has begun to set up an enterprise cloud management office and hired a leader.

Army sets stage with 'provisional' cloud office

Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford said the service has begun to set up an enterprise cloud management office and hired a leader.

DISA looks to upgrade VPN offerings

The agency is working toward automated provisioning for VPN services through Storefront.

Air Force to try again on JRSS migrations

The Air Force hit pause on standing up and migrating to the Joint Regional Security Stacks after suffering connectivity problems but will reboot in 2019.

Army awards ground intel support contract

CACI International books a $413 million contract to support one of the Army’s main ground intelligence platforms.

Rising Star: Capt. Keely J. Carrigan

Operations Flight Commander, 707th Communications Squadron, U.S. Air Force

Navy declares EMS a full-fledged warfighting domain

The Navy announced it has elevated the electromagnetic spectrum to a battlespace domain, joining cyber, land, sea, air and space.

Army looks to replace WIN-T

Leaders of the Army's Network Cross-Functional Team highlighted a two-year plan to design a new integrated tactical network through experiment and rapid prototyping.

Navy awards 'C5ISR' tech services contract

The Navy picks three small businesses for a potential five-year contract to support combat direction and so-called “C5ISR” platforms.

Navy sticks with SAIC for C4ISR system contract

Science Applications International Corp. wins a recompeted $861.1 million Navy "C4ISR" system production and delivery contract.

Air Force outlines five-year, $25M SIGINT research project

The Air Force is seeking proposals across a wide range of sub-disciplines.