Tag Archives: Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance

Alion Awarded $12 Million GSA OASIS Task Order for Flight Related Software Operational Test & Evaluation; Alan Dietrich Quoted

Alan Dietrich

Alion Science and Technology announced on Thursday that the company has received a potential five-year, $12 million task order from the U.S. Air Force to test, evaluate, and validate mission planning functions for the 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron, located at Eglin Air Force Base. This task order was awarded under the General Services Administration (GSA). 

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Gen. Charles Brown: Air Force’s New ISR Strategy Includes Reaper Drones

Charles Brown Jr.

Gen. Charles "CQ" Brown, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, said the service is now preparing to brief congressional members on a new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance strategy that includes the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper drone. “I will tell you right now, the MQ-9 is still a very popular platform with the Combatant Commanders,” he said.

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Space Force to Establish Two-Part Intelligence Center This Year; Maj. Gen. Leah Lauderback Quoted

Maj. Gen. Leah Lauderback

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) plans to establish its own intelligence center that would represent the service branch in the intelligence community starting this year. USSF intends to stand up the National Space Intelligence Center over the year and develop a pair of corresponding analysis squadrons. The space and counter-space analysis squadrons will make up the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, the core component of NSIC.

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Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien: USAF Implements New, Expanded Emphasis on Electronic Warfare

Lt. Gen. Mary O Brien

Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien, the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) deputy chief of staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects Operations, said her team is including electronic warfare among priorities. She said at the Air, Space and Cyber Conference virtual event that USAF is reorganizing its spectrum management office as part of efforts to pursue priorities.

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DoD Tranfers $282M to ISR Defense Programs

The Department of Defense has allotted over $282 million for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance efforts over the past two months, C4ISRnet reported Tuesday. Pentagon took $247 million from operation and maintenance allotments to fund the development of various ISR-applied technologies such as artificial intelligence and a data sharing network.

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USAF Lt. Gen. VeraLinn Jamieson Nominated for ISR, Cyber Leadership Role

President Trump nominated Lt. Gen. VeraLinn Jamieson; deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the U.S. Air Force; for an ISR leadership role that includes a cyber component. The nomination is for Jamieson's assignment as USAF deputy chief of staff for ISR and cyber effects operations, the Department of Defense said Friday

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USAF to Implement New Office for ISR-IT Activities; Bill Marion Quoted

The U.S. Air Force is restructuring its information technology office to include new components that would assist the service's chief information officer in the area of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, C4ISRNet reported Tuesday. A new combined intelligence/IT office and a corresponding deputy CIO would take up duties divided from the primary CIO's responsibilities.

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Robins AFB to Host Advanced Battle Management System Initial Components

Robins Air Force Base will house the initial components of a new Air Force platform designed to manage information on air and space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The Advanced Battle Management System is geared to provide increased situational awareness for commanders by integrating battlefield surveillance information, Hill AFB said Thursday. The Air Force …

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U.S. Military Delivers UAS to Philippine Air Force Under FMF Program

The Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group has delivered a $13.2 million unmanned aerial system to the Philippine air force under a foreign military finance program. The ScanEagle UAS was delivered under an FMF program aiming to support the Philippine military’s capacities in maritime domain awareness, counter-terrorism, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, the U.S. embassy …

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