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Army Eyes 2023 Deployment for ‘Rainmaker’ C2 System; Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher Quoted

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The U.S. Army plans to develop and field a data processing system to enable forces to transmit and exchange battlefield information through a universal standard by 2023. The service branch is working with General Dynamics and Palantir to prototype the “Rainmaker” technology in support of efforts to standardize large volumes of data. 

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Intelsat General Communications Enters into CRADA with CCDC to Advance C5ISR; Skot Butler Quoted

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Intelsat General Communications (IGC), subsidiary of Intelsat, has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for Satellite Communications Terminals, Technologies and Constellations Interoperability with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), the company reported on Tuesday

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Army Eyes Incremental Tech Insertion for Modernized Tactical Network

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Army Futures Command has begun developing new technology platforms for insertion into the modernized integrated tactical network every couple of years starting in 2021, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. Col. Garth Winterle, program manager for tactical radios in program executive office command, control, communications-tactical, said the cross-functional team and the C5ISR center are collaborating to align all science and technology initiatives to incremental deliveries and make them “available for demonstration one to two years early.”

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Army Extending Industry, Academic Collaboration for Warfare Tech

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Patrick O’Neill, director of the U.S. Army’s command, control, computers, communications, cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance center, said the service has “embraced academia and industry” when it comes to modern warfare initiatives, C4ISRNET reported Thursday. The Army is expanding its industry and academic partnerships through efforts like promoting dialogue with nontraditional companies and establishing military programs within institutions, O’Neill told audiences at the C4ISRNET Conference in Arlington, Va.

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Army Wants to Deploy C5ISR Systems Ahead of Conflict

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The U.S. Army wants to change how it deploys communications and networking equipment to help troops keep up with the changing environment and modernization of adversaries, C4ISRNet reported Thursday. Maj. Gen. Randy Taylor, commander of Army Communications and Electronics Command, said the command has launched efforts to determine global hot spots where soldiers may require immediate support from technicians.

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Pentagon Awarded $19B in April Contracts, Study Says

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The Defense Department awarded 200 total contracts during the month of April, valued at more than $19 billion total, according to a Military.com analysis. DoD Buzz reports the month’s largest award went to seven companies, who will take in up to $6.9 billion combined over six years to supply the …

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