Tag Archives: communications

NGA’s Robert Cardillo: Data Sharing Can Help Protect Space Assets

Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, believes information sharing efforts can help bolster the security of space assets, DoD News reported Thursday. Jim Garamone writes Cardillo noted the Joint Interagency Space Operations Center’s role in facilitating information sharing during a hearing before the House Armed Service Committee’s strategic forces …

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Marines Develop New Comms Tech for Multiple Platform Availability

The U.S. Marine Corps has reached the final stage in the development of a new hardware technology that aims to deliver communications security and availability across multiple platforms. The Marine Corps Systems Command will continue its work on the Secure Communications Controller to support communications between U.S. and foreign military partners as well as between emergency personnel and first …

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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, Navy Demo Land-Sea Comms With Manpack Radio, MUOS

The U.S. Army and Navy have tested communications between at-sea and land units using manpack radios and the Mobile User Objective System waveform during an exercise Thursday. Personnel onboard an Army supply vessel in Hawaii used manpack radios and the Joint Battle Command-Platform to support data, images and voice communications …

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NASA Names Kevin McGhaw Deputy Director of Marshall’s Office of Strategic Analysis & Communications

NASA has named Kevin McGhaw as its new deputy director for Marshall Space Flight Center’s Office of Strategic Analysis and Communications. The space agency said Wednesday McGhaw will manage 160 civil service and contractor employees who perform strategic planning, communications and analysis functions at OSAC. “Both the analysis and communications sides …

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State Dept’s New Center Seeks to Counter Violent Extremism Via Social Media Campaigns

The State Department has launched a new center staffed by public and private sector professionals who aim to counter disinformation from ISIS, al-Qaeda and other extremist groups through the use of computer-mediated tools. The Global Engagement Center will collaborate with government organizations to create thematic campaigns across social media as well as coordinate counterterrorism messaging efforts aimed at …

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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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