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Navy satellite communications system successfully completes key test, evaluation phase

The Navy’s next-generation narrowband satellite communications system completed a critical test and evaluation phase and was assessed as operationally effective, operational suitable and cyber...

NIWC Atlantic ingenuity, teamwork speed JLTV delivery to Marine units

Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic engineers helped achieve initial operational capability nearly a year ahead of schedule for their integration work on the U.S....

AFMC executes $66 billion FY19 portfolio

The Air Force Materiel Command executed a more than $66.6 billion Fiscal Year 2019 portfolio ensuring the delivery and sustainment of agile, cost-effective and...

Next Generation OPIR GEO satellite program completes preliminary design review

The Next Generation OPIR Geosynchronous Earth Orbiting satellite program, commonly referred to as NGG, achieved another major milestone in 2019 by completing its system/ground...

U.S. sends additional capabilities to Saudi Arabia

In the wake of an Iranian attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities last month, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper announced that more capabilities...

Air Force awards grants to 40 scientists, engineers through young investigator...

Five of the 40 YIPs were awarded to Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research institutions, and three were funded by the Office of...

Army working toward improved Long Range Precision Fires

The Army is scheduled to test a new Precision Strike Missile, or PrSM, this month, which will leverage current launchers and be capable of...

Army to showcase path for fast-tracking hypersonics, directed energy

In just two years, a Stryker platoon will be equipped with the Army's first combat capable laser weapons. The following year, a battery will...

XQ-58A expands performance envelope during third test flight; aircraft damaged after...

The XQ-58A Valkyrie completed the third flight of the Low Cost Attritable Strike Demonstration program Oct. 9, 2019, at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. Unfortunately, high...

Shok Valley weapons sergeant to receive Medal of Honor

A weapons sergeant with the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) who heroically fought up a mountain through a barrage of enemy fire to help...