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September 29, 2017 | Daily News

The Pentagon wants to reprogram nearly $30 million in fiscal year 2017 Air Force Overseas Contingency Operations funding to buy small unmanned aerial systems, portable command-and-control centers and other items to meet unexpected requirements, according to a document obtained by Inside Defense.

September 29, 2017 | Daily News

The Army's plan to overhaul its tactical networks is predicated on winning permission from Congress to reallocate $544 million in fiscal year 2018 between 15 different budget accounts, and securing authorization for five new-start projects the service argues are necessary to execute its new mission command tactical network modernization strategy, according to sources.

September 29, 2017 | Daily News

Air Force Air Combat Command plans to wrap up its study of next-generation intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and strike capabilities in November, which could open the door to an analysis of alternatives in 2018, according to a service spokeswoman.

September 29, 2017 | Daily News

The Defense Department is asking Congress to approve a $50 million transfer to a program that would develop a commercially based, micro-synthetic aperture radar satellite prototype aimed at using "deep learning analytics" to improve the speed and exploitation of raw satellite imagery, according to a document obtained by Inside Defense.

September 29, 2017 | Daily News

The Air Force is still working to determine whether and how to integrate commercial operators to perform some of its Wideband Global Satellite Communications mission, according to the commander of the 50th space wing.

September 29, 2017 | Daily News

The commander of the 21st Space Wing said recently he's encouraged by the work the National Space Defense Center is doing to help set doctrine and improve space warfighting concepts and expects that as the center shifts its focus to operations, it will continue to provide opportunities for experimentation.

September 27, 2017 | Daily News

Army officials faced skepticism from Republicans and Democrats during a House hearing on the service's plan to revamp its tactical network by halting the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, Mid-Tier Networking Vehicular Radio and Command Post of the Future.

September 27, 2017 | Daily News

The United States and Canada expect to finish by next spring a study of potential replacements for the early warning radars positioned along the northern border of North America, according to the head of U.S. forces on the continent.

September 27, 2017 | Daily News

BAE Systems recently unveiled an Amphibious Combat Vehicle command-and-control variant that includes seven work stations and holds 10 Marines, according to the company.

September 27, 2017 | Daily News

Following a comprehensive review of the service's network infrastructure, the Army is set to restructure its tactical network and radio programs to reduce complexity and increase resiliency.

September 26, 2017 | Daily News

The Navy has delayed its Next Generation Enterprise Network recompete contract by about five months in an effort to more quickly receive and make modifications to the contracting structure based on industry comments, according to a service official.

September 22, 2017 | Daily News

The Air Force is standing up a multidomain command-and-control experimentation center, dubbed the "shadow operations center" at Nellis Air Force Base, NV, to turn ideas gleaned from this year's Enterprise Capabilities Collaboration Team into operational realities.

September 21, 2017 | Daily News

Early construction and shipping delays have pushed initial operational capability for the Air Force's new Space Fence radar from September 2018 to April 2019.

September 21, 2017 | Daily News

Textron's Scorpion jet holds "intriguing possibilities" for the Air Force's mix of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, the head of Air Combat Command said this week, suggesting the service may be in the market for a cheaper alternative or addition to legacy big-wing ISR platforms.

September 21, 2017 | Daily News

Air Mobility Command has completed a key study that could set the stage for a "cloaking technology" program of record to develop a next-generation system to provide stealth for large aircraft that operate at standoff rages but are easily identifiable on enemy radar.

September 21, 2017 | Daily News

A joint Air Force and Navy team is working to establish an organic F-35 Joint Strike Fighter software sustainment capability with an eye toward beginning to transition responsibility from the contractor to the government when the system development and demonstration phase ends.

September 20, 2017 | Daily News

The Senate version of the fiscal year 2018 defense authorization bill contains nearly 15 amendments addressing a range of cyber issues including the use of "blockchain" technology, cyber workforce development, and critical infrastructure sector cybersecurity, in addition to a landmark cyber strategy and federal IT modernization measures.

September 20, 2017 | Daily News

The Army is increasingly focused on employing its networks and cyber capabilities as warfighting tools, according to two service officials.

September 20, 2017 | Daily News

Lockheed Martin anticipates later this month the Navy will award it a contract to begin producing engineering development models of electronic warfare pods for the service's fleet of MH-60 Seahawk helicopters, according to a company executive.

September 20, 2017 | Daily News

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has tasked a group of senior leaders from Defense Department innovation organizations with developing a plan to accelerate DOD's acquisition of cloud computing technologies.

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