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Boeing Brings B-52 into Digital Age with Significant Communications Upgrade

Boeing Brings B-52 into Digital Age with Significant Communications Upgrade

Boeing is providing an upgraded communications system for U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers so aircrews can send and receive information via satellite links, allowing crews to change mission plans and retarget weapons in flight and better interact with aircraft and […]


DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

A Defense Department report released today describes China’s military modernization and the Chinese army’s interaction with other forces, including those of the United States, a senior Pentagon official said today. The annual report — titled “2013 Military and Security Developments […]


Smartphones to satellites: Soldiers use new network to prepare for advise, assist mission

Smartphones to satellites: Soldiers use new network to prepare for advise, assist mission

For Staff Sgt. Stephen Kovac, getting important information and instructions to the rest of his platoon was a struggle. He could radio back to higher headquarters and wait for the calls to filter back down, losing precious seconds during an […]


Army’s synchronized approach to fielding complex C4ISR capabilities takes burden off Soldiers

Army’s synchronized approach to fielding complex C4ISR capabilities takes burden off Soldiers

For Army units, fielding and resetting sophisticated mission command and situational awareness equipment is an intricate process. The interdependent capabilities include state-of-the-art communications systems, the network and all the enablers, which require training to take place in a logical order. […]


Army electronic warfare evolutionary path presented at EW Summit

Army electronic warfare evolutionary path presented at EW Summit

Army electronic warfare is an evolving capability for the Army. Col. Jim Ekvall, the Headquarters, Department of the Army G-39 Electronic Warfare Division chief, had the opportunity to speak at the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement Electronic Warfare Summit, […]


Joint STARS improves warfighter communication

Joint STARS improves warfighter communication

Joint STARS recently became the first Air Force airborne system to fully retrofit new terminals that will improve warfighter communication. The Joint STARS Communications and Network Upgrade program successfully installed, tested and fielded the first of its Multifunctional Information Distribution […]


Darpa Seeks More Robust Military Wireless Networks

Darpa Seeks More Robust Military Wireless Networks

Wireless Network Defense program seeks to develop new technologies to help make wireless networks more resilient to unforeseen scenarios and malicious compromise In areas lacking trustworthy communications infrastructure, deployed servicemembers rely on wireless devices to perform double duty: they not […]


Army prepares for next Network Integration Evaluation

Army prepares for next Network Integration Evaluation

With two units now readying for Afghanistan with the Army’s new tactical communications network, the service will continue to drive technology forward through its next Network Integration Evaluation this spring. Soldier training, vehicle integration, system check-outs and other preparations are […]


Astrium to Develop French MoD Satellite Communications Network

Astrium to Develop French MoD Satellite Communications Network

Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, and its partner Actia Sodielec, specialists in military telecommunications, have been awarded the Comcept contract by the French defence procurement agency (DGA). The contract will run for 17 years. As of 2014, Comcept will […]


 
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