Tag Archives: CERDEC

DARPA Eyes ‘Very Low Frequency’ Signals For PNT Systems as GPS Backup

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to demonstrate a positioning, navigation and timing system that will use very low frequency band signals as backup in case military forces lose access to GPS networks. Lin Haas, DARPA strategic technology officer, discussed the Spatial, Temporal and Orientation Information in Contested Environments project at DARPA Demo Day, …

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Army CERDEC, Partners Integrate Positioning, Navigation, Timing Tech

The U.S. Army‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center will use a system-of-systems approach to develop new positioning, navigation and timing strategies for mounted platforms, dismounted soldiers, anti-jam antennas and pseudolites. CERDEC said April 28 CERDEC’s command, power and integration directorate looks to apply the Assured PNT approach to address warfighter requirements through an …

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Mary Miller Named DoD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Engineering

Mary Miller, formerly deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for research and technology, has been named principal deputy assistant secretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department’s office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Miller’s appointment to the Senior Executive …

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CERDEC Works on Noise-Encrypted Waveform Designed for Radar Emission Masking

The U.S. Army continues its work to develop a noise-encrypted radar waveform designed to hide radar emissions in efforts to address issues in radar system performance in a radio frequency environments. Army Materiel Command‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center currently performs research and development work on the Advanced Pulse Compression Noise waveform, …

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Army, Engility to Develop Universal Encryptor Chip for Communication Devices

The U.S. Army Materiel Command‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center has partnered with an Engility-led team to develop a universal encryptor for all communications devices used by the military. The Army said Wednesday the Reprogrammable Single Chip Universal Encryptor or RESCUE aims to cancel out the need for numerous cryptographic engine cores to …

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Army Demos Modular Detection, Response System Robots; Chuck Shoemaker Comments

The U.S. Army has tested autonomous robots to show how unmanned systems interact with and help commanders establish beyond line-of-sight communications. Two modular detection and response system robots performed autonomous navigation during the demonstration at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey, the Army said Tuesday. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics …

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US Army Opens New Anechoic Chamber for Vehicle Tests; Frank Bohn Comments

The U.S. Army has launched a new anechoic chamber at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland in a move to expand the space for vehicle tests. The Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center designed the Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Compatibility and Antenna Test laboratory to accommodate larger and mobile vehicle-mounted projects, the Army said …

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Army Eyes Tactical Network Security Measures in Cyberspace

The U.S. Army has developed a cyber strategy for the military branch to protect its tactical network infrastructure through offensive and defensive measures. The framework culminates more than two years of collaboration among doctrinal, operational, acquisition, research and development professionals at the Army’s materiel command, according to an article published …

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