Tag Archives: C4ISR

Iran Claims Success In Downing Mock Drone

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is claiming it successfully brought down mock foreign surveillance drones during recent tests, Reuters reports. Citing a report from the state’s Fars news agency, Stephen Powell writes the government used hypothetical drones in the test. Powell writes that the news agency removed the word “hypothetical” from its …

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Raytheon Builds Blimp-Like Missile Defense System

A Raytheon system designed to integrate into blimp-like balloons detected and tracked four targets mimicking tactical ballistic missiles during a December test in New Mexico, Reuters reports. According to Jim Wolf’s story, the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System has a targeting radar and wide-area surveillance …

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Lockheed Cyber Products Added To GSA Schedule; Jim Quinn Comments

Several Lockheed Martin cross-domain cybersecurity products and services have been added to a General Services Administration governmentwide contract vehicle. The products support than 150 data types for automatic exchange and the company regularly adds new data types to support interoperability between the Defense Department, intelligence agencies and coalition partners, Lockheed …

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NASA Launches New Boeing Data Transfer Satellite

NASA launched a Boeing-made satellite Wednesday as part of the agency’s efforts to update its system used for transmitting data between U.S. government agencies for communications, Avionics Intelligence reports. One functional, Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-11 will become the first of NASA’s third generation of tracking stations. United Launch Alliance, …

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Boeing Aiming To Integrate Nuclear Forces SATCOM Terminals; Paul Geery Comments

Boeing is developing software for a U.S. Air Force satellite communications program in an attempt to integrate ground and airborne terminals for U.S. nuclear forces command and control functions. The company said its team tested the Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminal software and evaluated integration with the Advanced Extremely High Frequency and Milstar …

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