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Laser link offers high-speed delivery

Laser link offers high-speed delivery

Marking a first in space, Sentinel-1A and Alphasat have linked up by laser stretching almost 36 000 km across space to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured. This important step demonstrates the potential of Europe’s new […]


China to build global quantum communication network in 2030

China to build global quantum communication network in 2030

China will build a global quantum communication network by 2030, said a leading Chinese quantum physicist on Sunday. “China’s quantum information science and technology is developing very fast and China leads in some areas in this field,” said Pan Jianwei, […]


Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

From studying the effects of solar activity to improve radio transmissions to enhancing the capabilities of Automated Identification Systems, the importance of having a reliable communications infrastructure in the Arctic has not been lost on researchers traveling aboard the Coast […]


China Sends Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit

China Sends Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit

China on Saturday successfully launched a Long March 4C carrier rocket with the Yaogan XX satellite, Xinhua news agency reported. The carrier lifted off at 1:45 p.m. local time (05:45 GMT) from the launch pad at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center […]


Russia loses its last early warning satellite

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. In April, the 71XC satellite codenamed Cosmos-2479 stopped sending signals and […]


Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

The Russian military is to test its new mobile communications system, which is superior to its foreign alternatives, during the Vostok-2014 strategic exercise in Russia’s Eastern Military District, the Defense Ministry announced Thursday. “In the course of the Vostok-2014 strategic […]


Researchers develop hands-free, eyes-free navigation for Soldiers

Researchers develop hands-free, eyes-free navigation for Soldiers

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory continue to develop and evaluate methods for navigation and communication that are ‘hands-free, eyes-free and mind-free’ to aid Soldiers in the field. Soldiers wear a lightweight belt around their torso, containing miniature haptic […]


‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

Today’s consumers enjoy both a common look and feel and interoperability between their computers, tablets and smartphones. Through recent advances in the Common Operating Environment, known as the COE, the Army is well on its way to providing these same […]


Remote Troops Closer to Having High-Speed Wireless Networks Mounted on UAVs

Remote Troops Closer to Having High-Speed Wireless Networks Mounted on UAVs

Missions in remote, forward operating locations often suffer from a lack of connectivity to tactical operation centers and access to valuable intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The assets needed for long-range, high-bandwidth communications capabilities are often unavailable to lower […]


 
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