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US Army consolidates network enablers to boost simplicity

US Army consolidates network enablers to boost simplicity

As the Army moves to a streamlined and more user-friendly tactical network, the hardware, software and processes that keep it running and secure are realigning to reduce complexity and costs. Together, these products serve as the critical enablers of the […]


Northrop Reinvents Satellite Communications for Aircraft

Northrop Reinvents Satellite Communications for Aircraft

In one year, Northrop Grumman took a satellite communications system normally used in space and transformed it into a high-functioning, low-cost communications system that can be used on aircraft. The satellite communications (SATCOM) system was successfully demonstrated on board the […]


Army network stays connected even when ‘jumping the TOC’

Army network stays connected even when ‘jumping the TOC’

Brigade and battalion command posts, the heart of battlefield operations, are more mobile and agile than ever before, and through ongoing improvements in network capability, the Army is increasing their ability to move forward in the fight while retaining commanders’ […]


Self-correcting crystal may unleash the next generation of advanced communications

Self-correcting crystal may unleash the next generation of advanced communications

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have joined with an international team to engineer and measure a potentially important new class of nanostructured materials for microwave and advanced communication devices. Based on NIST’s measurements, the new […]


Boeing Completes Deliveries of Processing Units for Army’s Air, Missile Defense Network

Boeing Completes Deliveries of Processing Units for Army’s Air, Missile Defense Network

Boeing has recently finished delivering more than 40 computer processing units that will support an integrated network of computer and communication equipment critical to U.S. Army air and missile defenses. Boeing’s Plug and Fight Processing Units are the main computing […]


B-2 undergoes communications upgrade

B-2 undergoes communications upgrade

After a 20-year wait, the B-2 Spirit will receive a significant new communications upgrade. The first increment of the Common Very Low Frequency Receiver, or CVR, program was designed to be a successor to the very low frequency communication system […]


Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Has Successfully Launched Spacecom’s AMOS-4

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Has Successfully Launched Spacecom’s AMOS-4

AMOS-4, built by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for Spacecom, was successfully launched last night (August 31, 2013) from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, aboard a ZENIT 3SLB launcher. This morning (September 01, 2013) the satellite separated from the launcher’s last stage and has […]


Army advances standardized tactical computer

Army advances standardized tactical computer

In combat and tactical vehicles, Soldiers can access communications systems that display a complete picture of the battlefield. However, these high-tech situational awareness features are viewed through different computer systems, over separate monitors and with little room to spare. Now […]


New devices keep Army communications safe

New devices keep Army communications safe

Project Director, Communications Security is moving closer to fielding a new handheld device which will be used to deliver electronic keys to secure the Army’s phone, radio, computer and satellite networks. The Next Generation Load Device-Small, or NGLD-Small, comes with […]


 
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