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  • Battlefield Communications

    October 2018

    Network Modernization Poses Problems for Army

    Enhancing data and communication networks is one of the Army’s top modernization priorities.
  • Battlefield Communications

    October 2018

    Industry Viewpoint: Five Essential Networking-On-The-Move Capabilities

    By Charlie Kawasaki
    In battlefield environments, the fight does not stop just because a warfighter is moving. Doing so would put them at a distinct disadvantage if they cannot maintain situational awareness at all times.
  • Battlefield Communications

    June 2018

    Rockwell Collins Develops Wearable Combat Targeting System

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — A new combat targeting system that fits in a user's pocket could help joint terminal attack controllers and other warfighters more simply and readily send and receive critical information, according to its developer.
  • Battlefield Communications

    May 2018

    DARPA Pursuing Global Positioning System Alternatives

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to develop alternative positioning, navigation and timing capabilities. Dave Tremper, a program manager at the agency’s strategic technology office, said relying solely on GPS provides users with a single point of failure.
  • Maritime Security

    May 2018

    New Tech to Improve Comms, Remote Sensing in the Arctic

    By Vivienne Machi
    The United States and partner nations are exploring new remote sensing and communication technologies to improve situational awareness and connectivity in the Arctic region.
  • Battlefield Communications

    May 2018

    Rockwell Collins Releases New Airborne Radio

    Rockwell Collins has produced the next generation of its networked communications airborne radio, which allows users to develop their own waveforms for the system, according to a company executive.
  • Army News

    March 2018

    Army Official Outlines Plans for Future Tactical Network

    As the Army moves forward with its plan to revamp the tactical network, the service is looking to use its current Warfighter Information Network-Tactical as a baseline for future capabilities, according to a leader of the initiative.
  • Land Forces

    February 2018

    Industry Ruggedizing, Securing Battlefield Radios

    For dismounted troops, access to communications facilitated through reliable, fast and protected networks can mean the success or failure of a mission, particularly in degraded conditions. Industry is working to meet that demand by developing new equipment and optimizing networks.
  • Battlefield Communications

    December 2017

    Former Pentagon Leader Calls for More Investment in Cloud Computing

    By Vivienne Machi
    The Defense Department is making progress toward investing in cloud computing technologies to analyze, store and digest vast amounts of data for use in tactical warfare, but more needs to be done, former Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said Dec. 12.
  • Battlefield Communications

    December 2017

    Army National Guard Awards Radio Contract

    The Army National Guard’s weapons of mass destruction civil support teams recently entered into an agreement with Persistent Systems to purchase more than 900 radios, according to company executives.
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