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Dutch To Develop Counter-IED Labs for EU

Dutch To Develop Counter-IED Labs for EUThe Netherlands is the lead nation in an EU effort to build two mobile counter-IED labs for use by EU countries at a cost of about €10 million (US $10.6 million).
  • Weapons
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
DISA

DISA awards $469 million telecom contract

DISA awards $469 million telecom contractWork on the base contract is scheduled to be completed by June 2018, and then June 2021 if all options are exercised.
  • DISA
  • 4 hours, 1 minute ago
C2/COMMS

Raytheon wins Navy submarine radio contract

Raytheon wins Navy submarine radio contractRaytheon will provide 25 Submarine High Data Rate (SubHDR) antenna systems.
  • C2/COMMS
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Satellites

Exelis ships GPS satellite encryption tools

Exelis ships GPS satellite encryption toolsThe enhanced encryptors support M-code, which provides a separate signal strictly for military use.
  • Satellites
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Cyber

Estonia, Raytheon Sign Cyber Defense Deal

Estonia, Raytheon Sign Cyber Defense DealEstonia's Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement with Raytheon to advance defense industry partnerships and pursue collaborative initiatives to further enhance Estonia's cyber defense capabilities
  • Cyber
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
AUSA

DRS, Raytheon Team on Next-Gen FLIR

DRS, Raytheon Team on Next-Gen FLIRRaytheon and DRS Technologies announced they have teamed for the US Army's 3rd Generation Improved Forward Looking Infrared (IFLIR) program ahead of an expected Army procurement.
  • AUSA
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Cyber Security

Pentagon chief looks to Silicon Valley for cyber skills

Pentagon chief looks to Silicon Valley for cyber skillsDefense Secretary Ash Carter on April 23 outlined plans to bolster cybersecurity by working with the high-tech sector.
  • Cyber Security
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
News

SECNAV: F-35C should be Navy's last manned strike jet

SECNAV: F-35C should be Navy's last manned strike jetThe F-35C will probably be the Navy's last manned strike fighter, the Navy secretary said.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Tech

Electronic warfare a growing part of aviation training

Electronic warfare a growing part of aviation trainingThe Corps' efforts to prepare for a fight against a tech-savvy enemy has caused MAWTS-1 to emphasize electronic warfare.
  • Tech
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Military-tech

Holloman Air Force Base preps for DISA cyber inspection

Holloman Air Force Base preps for DISA cyber inspectionThe 49th Communications Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base is preparing for a DISA Command Cyber-Readiness Inspection.
  • Military-tech
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Tech

ONR: Large underwater drone set for 2016 West Coast cruise

ONR: Large underwater drone set for 2016 West Coast cruiseThe Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle is slated for a sea voyage from San Francisco to San Diego in 2016.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
C2/COMMS

DARPA seeks advanced underwater communications

DARPA seeks advanced underwater communicationsModern comms systems have made wide-band, networked communications real. DARPA wants to extend it undersea.
  • C2/COMMS
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
BizWatch

US Space Providers See Trend Toward Services

US Space Providers See Trend Toward ServicesWith the military space business situation in flux, industry is scrambling to understand not just how to keep profits up, but to stave off an influx of new competitors.
  • BizWatch
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Space

Commercial Space Eyes Greater Share

Commercial Space Eyes Greater ShareFor years, commercial space providers have pushed the Pentagon for a bigger piece of the military space pie. If recent comments from top USAF officials are an indication, they may finally get their chance.
  • Space
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Cyber Security

DoD bolsters cyber operations with new strategy

DoD bolsters cyber operations with new strategyDefense Secretary Ash Carter on April 23 rolled out a new DoD cyber strategy.
  • Cyber Security
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
News

CNO: Virtual reality training should be for all hands

CNO: Virtual reality training should be for all handsThe Navy should move training closer to the waterfront so units can access the immersive trainers as they need them.
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Unmanned Systems

UAV refuels in flight, a first

UAV refuels in flight, a firstDemonstrations mark a major step forward in autonomy for UAVs that also has implications for piloted aircraft.
  • Unmanned Systems
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Cyber Security

At DoD, security and tech expansion go together

At DoD, security and tech expansion go togetherDISA Director Ronnie Hawkins and DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen will discuss security challenges at upcoming event.
  • Cyber Security
  • 5 days ago
Cyber Security

Raytheon forms cybersecurity company with partner

Raytheon forms cybersecurity company with partnerUnder the $1.9 billion deal, Raytheon will own about an 80 percent stake in the new venture.
  • Cyber Security
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
C2/COMMS

Rockwell Collins to supply radios for Brazilian Air Force

Rockwell Collins to supply radios for Brazilian Air ForceThe project calls for Embraer Legacy 500 aircraft to be used for flight inspection and airport calibration missions.
  • C2/COMMS
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
IT/Networks

New DoD DCMO would face daunting reform effort

New DoD DCMO would face daunting reform effortPeter Levine's Senate confirmation hearing is done.
  • IT/Networks
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Unmanned Systems

UAV pilots can sometimes earn more overseas

UAV pilots can sometimes earn more overseasOver the next two years, an increasing number of pilots qualified to fly UAVs will reach the end of their service commitments.
  • Unmanned Systems
  • 6 days ago
Unmanned Systems

Triton flies with search radar

Triton flies with search radarThe radar system performed in its primary operating mode, which continuously scans a broad area.
  • Unmanned Systems
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Unmanned Systems

Pentagon UAV funding to top $6 billion

Pentagon UAV funding to top $6 billionThe study also predicts that miniature surveillance UAVs will become standard issue for ground troops, especially special operations forces.
  • Unmanned Systems
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
IT/Networks

Mercury releases first pieces of next-gen ATCA ecosystem

Mercury releases first pieces of next-gen ATCA ecosystemThe products are made in America, an important criterion in defense electronics.
  • IT/Networks
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
IT/Networks

Office of Naval Research eyes PaaS as big-data solution

Office of Naval Research eyes PaaS as big-data solutionThe big data and analytics capabilities of PaaS attracted the ONR's attention.
  • IT/Networks
  • 1 week ago
ISR

Navy awards OSSCAR contract

Navy awards OSSCAR contractCompass Systems has won a $14 million contract for the Optical Sensor System Cargo Aircraft Roll-on/Roll-Off system.
  • ISR
  • 1 week ago
Recent Blogs

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Moran: Next step coming for Army's tactical radios

Moran: Next step coming for Army's tactical radiosThe Army recognizes that if it is to achieve its technical requirements, it must give industry an incentive to invest.
  • Net Defense blog
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Net Defense blog

Sorenson: Optimizing IT expenses with a holistic approach

Sorenson: Optimizing IT expenses with a holistic approachThe old approach to reducing IT costs has not worked well. Here is a better idea.
  • Net Defense blog
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Net Defense blog

Coleman: Just what is the real state of cybersecurity?

Coleman: Just what is the real state of cybersecurity?We all too often get caught up in the hype-cycle and get a distorted view of what is really going on in cybersecurity.
  • Net Defense blog
  • 1 week ago
Net Defense blog

Kallberg: Why the military must defend the spectrum

Kallberg: Why the military must defend the spectrumEvery modern high tech weapon system is a dud without access to spectrum. The loss of spectrum will evaporate the American military might.
  • Net Defense blog
  • 2 weeks ago
Business Viewpoint blog

Winning the data delivery battle with virtualization

Winning the data delivery battle with virtualizationMilitary leaders need access to mission-critical data to gain situational awareness and quickly make informed decisions.
  • Business Viewpoint blog
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Business Viewpoint blog

How multi-INT enables deciphering the indecipherable

How multi-INT enables deciphering the indecipherableHaving access to massive amounts of data is akin to having access to some pieces of a puzzle. We never have all of the pieces.
  • Business Viewpoint blog
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Net Defense blog

Editorial: Blinking red digits

Editorial: Blinking red digitsIn the age of the Internet, time is kept by the beating of an electronic clock that's constantly blinking: You're too slow; you're not innovating fast enough; you're too costly.
  • Net Defense blog
  • 2 months ago
Net Defense blog

The intelligence community copes with cloud

The intelligence community copes with cloudAgencies that continue to use legacy models rather than moving to cloud will face irrelevancy.
  • Net Defense blog
  • 2 months ago
Mobility

Get C4ISR & Networks on your phone

Get C4ISR & Networks on your phoneC4ISRNet's mobile app is now available.
  • Mobility
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago