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US Army plans intelligence system to be lighter weight, easier to use

During a media day, a Soldier, with the Army's intelligence community, demonstrates use of a portion of the Distributed Common Ground System - Army system on Fort Belvoir, Va., May 16, 2013.

Future versions of the Distributed Common Ground System – Army, or DCGS-A, will be less complex and easier to use, Army leaders told lawmakers. The DCGS-A system is an intelligence collection, processing, and dissemination tool that Army leaders have acknowledged […]


DARPA demos Persistent Close Air Support System

DARPA demos Persistent Close Air Support System

Close air support (CAS)-delivery of airborne munitions to support ground forces-is difficult and dangerous because it requires intricate coordination between combat aircrews and dismounted ground forces (for example, joint terminal attack controllers, or JTACs). DARPA’s Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) […]


US Creates Cyber-CIA to Fight Hackers

US Creates Cyber-CIA to Fight Hackers

The Obama administration announced creation of another federal intelligence center in the long list of law enforcement and spy services. This time its main task will be cyberintel. The last year saw high-profile hacks into Sony Pictures, which set off […]


Improved US Army system, training to increase vigilance

Vigilant Pursuit provides dedicated tactical pursuit vehicle-mounted and dismounted assets that utilize cutting-edge technologies, enabling Signal Intelligence, or SIGINT, and Human Intelligence, or HUMINT, Soldiers to cross-tip and cross-cue timely intelligence to more rapidly and accurately identify high-value targets.

Soldiers of an Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support. Non-commissioned officers from […]


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 […]


US spymaster dined with North Korea general responsible for Sony hack

US spymaster dined with North Korea general responsible for Sony hack

The US intelligence chief revealed Wednesday that he dined with the North Korean general believed responsible for hacking Hollywood studio Sony, during a secret mission to Pyongyang two months ago. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper gave a riveting account […]


Pentagon spy agency trimmed after lawmakers voice concern

Pentagon spy agency trimmed after lawmakers voice concern

A Pentagon plan to create an overseas intelligence agency is being trimmed after lawmakers voiced concern with its price and purpose, The Washington Post reported. The new Defense Clandestine Service, announced by the Pentagon more than two years ago, is […]


Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

The Russian military will add nine advanced communications satellites to its orbital grouping by 2020, a senior military commander said Monday. “By 2020, the orbital grouping of military communications satellites will be strengthened with nine modern satellites,” Maj. Gen. Khalil […]


China defence ministry tells US to stop ‘close-in’ surveillance

China defence ministry tells US to stop ‘close-in’ surveillance

China’s military on Thursday told the United States to end air and naval surveillance near its borders, saying it was damaging relations between the Pacific powers and could lead to “undesirable accidents”. The US should “take concrete measures to decrease […]


Chinese media warn US over warplane interception

Chinese media warn US over warplane interception

China’s state-run media warned Washington on Monday that Beijing could treat its surveillance flights as an “act of hostility”, after accusations a Chinese fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US military aircraft. US Rear Admiral John Kirby said Friday […]


 
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