DARPA Seeking to Have Dense Forests Clear for Communication

Site: Defense.gov

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants communication capabilities for soldiers in areas where troops are usually unable to stay connected, NextGov reports.

Whether in a dense forest or a harsh natural environment, the agency wants soldiers to be able to connect wirelessly to critical data, according to a solicitation. 

DARPA wants to choose an industry partner who can help research how military radio systems, new technologies and millimeter wave communications can be deployed despite environmental factors.

Industry is asked to develop a model to depict how radio frequency waves are affected by varying landscapes such as jungles and should submit the model for consideration by June 27. 

The solicitation, which NextGov reports will officially launch May 24, and resulting research will act as a precursor to support a separate program DARPA will use to develop innovative communications systems. 

DARPA is seeking industry help for additional programs, including one that would provide warfighters with real-time imagery via a constellation of satellites and handheld devices.

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