New tech can help troops keep their cool in high temperatures

AFRL and industry develop a lightweight way to keep troops cooler in blistering heat.

Navy awards deal to support airborne radios

Rockwell Collins receives a $31 million contract for repair support of its AN/ARC 210 devices.

RoboBoats navigate the next stage in autonomous operations

The teams in ONR’s annual competition tackle real-world maritime challenges without human operators at the controls.

Air Force looks to upgrade its EW jammers

Raytheon, maker of the MALD-J, receives a $34.8 million contract to improve the jammer’s flight and EW jamming capabilities.

Cyber Challenge targets Internet of Things security

DARPA looks to demonstrate automated cybersecurity during an all-machine hackathon.

Terahertz amplifiers could open new frontiers in RF communications

Researchers from Northrop Grumman, working with DARPA, have developed two different amplifiers capable of using the THz range of the spectrum, which could lead to a new range of high-speed, secure communications.

Navy hires two to explore cryogenic RF technologies

Out of the Fog and Hypres win contracts to develop cryogenic radio frequency systems and quantum memory technologies.

ONR looks to take the bloat out of software upgrades

Updates these days tend to include both old code and new code, which can slow down performance and increase security risks.

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