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Rear Adm. David Lewis: SPAWAR’s 2017 Strategic Plan Aims to Streamline C4ISR, IT Service Delivery

Rear Adm. David Lewis, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command chief, has said SPAWAR’s fiscal 2017 strategic plan has five areas of focus and one of those is to accelerate and streamline delivery of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. Lewis told C4ISRNET reporter Mark Pomerleau in an …

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Marine Corps Eyes Rifle-Mounted Laser Range Finder for Infrantry Missions

The U.S. Marine Corps looks to implement a rifle-mounted laser range finder in 2018 as part of efforts to help the service branch’s infantry squad leaders call in air strikes and artillery fire when they perform missions, C4ISR and Networks reported Sunday. Shawn Snow writes the Marine Corps Systems Command currently conducts a market research and plans …

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Army Eyes New Portable Power Tech with Extended Supply Capacity

U.S. Army researchers are working develop new portable power technologies that can offer sufficient amounts of energy for extended periods and do not require added size and weight, C4ISR and Networks reported Friday. John Edwards and Eve Keiser write Ashley Ruth, a chemical engineer at the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering …

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FAA’s Commercial Drone Rules Take Effect

The Federal Aviation Administration‘s new regulations governing routine non-recreational use of small unmanned aerial systems went into effect Monday. FAA said Monday it created the rules formally known as Part 107 in an effort to mitigate potential risks that small UAS can pose to other aircraft, people and properties on the ground. The …

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C4ISR & Networks: Army to Test Software System for Cyber Threat Responses

The U.S. Army will test a new software system designed to help field commanders handle issues such as centralized control over security in battlefield applications, C4ISR & Networks reported Tuesday. Adam Stone writes the Program Executive Office Command Control Communications Tactical-developed Assured Compliance Assessment Solution Reporting Toolkit will provide “up-to-date” information …

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Marine Corps Times: USMC Seeks Autonomous Machines for Battlefield Operations

The U.S. Marine Corps plans to conduct field operations alongside a swarm of gun-wielding micro-drones, driverless cars and self-unloading supply aircraft, Marine Corps Times reported Tuesday. Matthew Schehl writes a panel of industry experts discussed at the Sea-Air-Space expo how U.S. troops could trust autonomous machines and develop strategies for drones that will potentially remove the need …

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Profile: Lt. Gen. James McLaughlin, Cybercom Deputy Commander

Lt. Gen. James McLaughlin serves as deputy commander of the U.S. Cyber Command. The 33-year Air Force veteran oversees and coordinates cyber defense programs and missions for computer network infrastructures across the Defense Department. Prior to his current role, McLaughlin was commander of the Air Forces Cyber and 24th Air Force. He also …

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