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Special Ops Commanders Seek Intel, Data-Sharing Assets

Special Ops Commanders Seek Intel, Data-Sharing Assets

Senior commanders recently called on the defense industry to provide technologies that give special operations forces more situational awareness, better networking and communications and more precise location and targeting capabilities. Officials from across U.S. Special Operations Command, including commanders of […]


Boeing-built WGS-5 Satellite Enhances Tactical Communications for Warfighters

Boeing-built WGS-5 Satellite Enhances Tactical Communications for Warfighters

Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the fifth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite it is delivering to the U.S. Air Force to give warfighters greater access to fast, secure communications that help them complete their missions more safely […]


DARPA Seeks Technology to Radically Improve Dismounted Squad Situational Awareness

DARPA Seeks Technology to Radically Improve Dismounted Squad Situational Awareness

Success on the battlefield requires warfighters to know as much as possible about themselves, their surrounding environment and the potential threats around them. Dismounted infantry squads in particular risk surprise and loss of tactical advantage over opponents when information is […]


US Navy and Lockheed Deliver Newest Secure Communications Satellite for Mobile Users

US Navy and Lockheed Deliver Newest Secure Communications Satellite for Mobile Users

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have delivered the second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) spacecraft to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it will be prepared for a July liftoff aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. […]


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, […]


 
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