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Army takes next step to merge C2, intelligence traffic onto WIN-T

Network Transport Convergence describes the merging of C2, intelligence, logistics and medical systems onto a common network architecture. The Army is taking a closer look at merging this traffic onto WIN-T. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo, Amy Walker, PEO C3T)

The Army’s science and technology and acquisition communities have teamed with the Army G-3/5/7, G2 and Cyber Command to provide senior leaders a closer look into converging operational and intelligence traffic onto the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, or WIN-T, transport. Network […]


Nuclear satellite terminal upgrade to begin operational testing

Nuclear satellite terminal upgrade to begin operational testing

The nuclear satellite communication terminals that connect U.S. leaders to Minuteman combat crews in the event of a nuclear attack are currently undergoing an upgrade and scheduled to begin operational testing this month. The Air Force will be updating its […]


Army Releases RFP for Competitive Radio Marketplace

Capt. Jonathan Page, a troop commander with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), uses a rifleman radio and nett warrior end user device, at Nangalam Base, Afghanistan, in 2013. After fielding initial rifleman radios as part of the Capability Set 13 and 14 communications suite, the Army is moving forward to procure additional radios through full and open competition. Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class E. L. Craig, Task Force Patriot PAO

The U.S. Army has released a request for proposals, or RFPs, to procure additional rifleman radios using full and open competition. The RFP, which was posted Jan. 5 to the Federal Business Opportunities website, moves the Army toward full-rate production, […]


Laser link offers high-speed delivery

Laser link offers high-speed delivery

Marking a first in space, Sentinel-1A and Alphasat have linked up by laser stretching almost 36 000 km across space to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured. This important step demonstrates the potential of Europe’s new […]


China to build global quantum communication network in 2030

China to build global quantum communication network in 2030

China will build a global quantum communication network by 2030, said a leading Chinese quantum physicist on Sunday. “China’s quantum information science and technology is developing very fast and China leads in some areas in this field,” said Pan Jianwei, […]


Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

From studying the effects of solar activity to improve radio transmissions to enhancing the capabilities of Automated Identification Systems, the importance of having a reliable communications infrastructure in the Arctic has not been lost on researchers traveling aboard the Coast […]


China Sends Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit

China Sends Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit

China on Saturday successfully launched a Long March 4C carrier rocket with the Yaogan XX satellite, Xinhua news agency reported. The carrier lifted off at 1:45 p.m. local time (05:45 GMT) from the launch pad at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center […]


Russia loses its last early warning satellite

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. In April, the 71XC satellite codenamed Cosmos-2479 stopped sending signals and […]


Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

The Russian military is to test its new mobile communications system, which is superior to its foreign alternatives, during the Vostok-2014 strategic exercise in Russia’s Eastern Military District, the Defense Ministry announced Thursday. “In the course of the Vostok-2014 strategic […]


Researchers develop hands-free, eyes-free navigation for Soldiers

Researchers develop hands-free, eyes-free navigation for Soldiers

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory continue to develop and evaluate methods for navigation and communication that are ‘hands-free, eyes-free and mind-free’ to aid Soldiers in the field. Soldiers wear a lightweight belt around their torso, containing miniature haptic […]


 
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