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German Leaders Have Second Thoughts About Major Military IT Project

German Leaders Have Second Thoughts About Major Military IT Project

Media reports indicate Berlin is considering pulling the plug on its ‘Herkules’ military communications project as it threatens to turn into a billion-euro fiasco. According to the Handelsblatt daily newspaper, a confidential report drawn up by government auditors suggests that […]


Military Ops Propelling Airborne Communications Market

Military Ops Propelling Airborne Communications Market

NEWTOWN, Conn: Forecast International projects that the U.S. military airborne communications market will be worth more than $7.8 billion from 2009-2018. During this timeframe, the military is expected to purchase some 9,200 airborne communications systems in addition to funding new […]


Navy Moves to Meet Information Age Challenges

Navy Moves to Meet Information Age Challenges

WASHINGTON: The Navy is merging its information technology, intelligence and communications operations into one organization to better address Information Age challenges, including threats to computer networks, the Navy’s top officer said here Oct. 2. “If we as a Navy are […]


Airmen help connect Iraqi army, air force

Airmen help connect Iraqi army, air force

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq: The Iraqi air force and army, aided by American Airmen, established radio communication here Aug. 11 in an effort to improve collaboration between the two services during operations. Although the weather prevented the two services […]


B-1 Upgraded With Fully Integrated Data Link

B-1 Upgraded With Fully Integrated Data Link

LONG BEACH, Ca: Boeing on July 29 successfully completed the first flight of a B-1 bomber upgraded with the Fully Integrated Data Link (FIDL). This upgrade includes new processors, color displays and communications architecture, enhancing B-1 crews’ situational awareness and […]


Air Force begins migration to centralized network services

Air Force begins migration to centralized network services

WASHINGTON: The Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz signed a directive memorandum here recently granting the Air Force Network Operations commander centralized order-issue authority over the operation, defense, maintenance and control of Air Force networks. As part of […]


Russia orbits three Cosmos-series military satellites

Russia orbits three Cosmos-series military satellites

MOSCOW: A Rokot carrier rocket has orbited three Russian military satellites, a spokesman for Russia’s Space Forces said. The Rokot, carrying three Cosmos-series satellites, was launched by Russia’s Space Forces from the Plesetsk space center in northwest Russia early on […]


Network-based field tests underway for BCT modernization

Network-based field tests underway for BCT modernization

WHITE SANDS, NM: The U.S. Army is now conducting a series of high-tech network and equipment verification tests at its massive White Sands test range as part of brigade combat team modernization. The tests support the Army’s efforts to modernize […]


Tactical Satellite-3 Completes Successful First Month of Operations

Tactical Satellite-3 Completes Successful First Month of Operations

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE: The Tactical Satellite-3 has exceeded expectations and is performing well a month after being launched, according to the program manager of the experimental spacecraft. Launched May 19, TacSat-3 is managed by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s […]


 
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