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Military Scientists Study Ionosphere

Military Scientists Study Ionosphere

WASHINGTON: At a facility in a remote part of south-central Alaska, the largest radio transmitter on Earth sends high-frequency signals into the ionosphere to help scientists better understand the influence of charged particles on radio communications and satellite surveillance systems. […]


Raytheon Offers Disruption-Tolerant Military Network

Raytheon Offers Disruption-Tolerant Military Network

Cambridge MA: Raytheon BBN Technologies demonstrated the successful transmission of voice and data across a wireless mobile ad hoc network that was in a constant state of flux, mimicking the communications challenges that military networks confront in tactical use. These […]


Damocles XF Targeting Pod with Enhanced Communications and ID Systems

Damocles XF Targeting Pod with Enhanced Communications and ID Systems

NEWTOWN, Conn: Thales is Europe’s most important player in the targeting pod market with its Damocles multifunction pod for day/night laser-guided weapon capability. Though the Dassault Aviation Rafale is its primary platform, Damocles has been purchased for the Dassault Mirage […]


Military Communications and COTS 2006

Military Communications and COTS 2006

Description Military Communications & COTS 2006 Report Defence spending worldwide has steadily increased over the last decade, with expenditures in 2004 alone exceeding $1 trillion. The military communications market in particular has seen tremendous growth, as militaries look to effect […]


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 […]


 
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