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USAF Applies New Laser Scanner to Radar Surveying

The U.S. Air Force's 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron received a 3D terrestrial laser scanner for use in radar survey operations. The squadron, stationed at Hill Air Force Base, works to monitor long-range radars to provide perimeter security across the country, USAF said Friday

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NIST: AI Tools Can Help Industry, Navy Better Manage Spectrum Sharing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology found that artificial intelligence-based tools could help commercial wireless providers and the U.S. Navy better manage radio frequency spectrum for communications. In a new paper issued Wednesday, NIST said demonstrations show that deep learning algorithms are working better than traditional tools to detect whether radars are operating or not, which allows commercial providers to better plan the allocation of 3.5 Gigahertz Band.

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Heather Wilson, Gen. David Goldfein: Air Force Launches Efforts to Project US Power in Arctic Region

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein have said the service has begun to develop a strategic vision for the Arctic region to ensure its capability to meet the National Defense Strategy’s objectives. “We must be ready to defend our security interests and deter aggression by major powers,” Wilson and Goldfein wrote in a Defense News commentary published Wednesday.

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Rear Adm. Ron Boxall: Navy’s Large Surface Combatant to Have Space for Lasers, Railguns

Navy Rear Adm. Ron Boxall, surface warfare director OPNAV N96, has said the service’s first Future Surface Combatant ship would have the space, weight, power and cooling capacity to integrate laser guns, radars, an electromagnetic railgun and other weapon systems, USNI News reported Wednesday.

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Army CERDEC Opens New Aircraft Hangar in New Jersey

The U.S. Army‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center has moved its flight activity into a new R&D aircraft hangar at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey. The service branch said Monday that facility will house the CERDEC flight activity’s fleet of fixed and rotor wing aircraft platforms that include Sikorsky-built UH-60M Black …

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NTIA Unveils New Tool to Meet Industry and Govt Spectrum Demands

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has developed a new tool it designed to help meet demand for spectrum from industry and government agencies and potential future sharing scenarios. NTIA Chief of STaff Glenn Reynolds and Office of Spectrum Management Deputy Associate Administrator Peter Tenhula wrote in a blog post published Nov. 17 the agency’s Quantitative …

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GAO Reviews FAA’s NextGen Modernization Program

A new government audit says the Federal Aviation Administration has received an estimated $7.4 billion for activities to implement a program designed to transform current radar-based air transportation systems into one product that will utilize automated aircraft position reporting, digital communications and satellite navigation. FAA has received funds for the Next Generation …

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Air Force, Ohio Plan Joint Investment in UAS Research Equipment

The U.S. Air Force and the state of Ohio plan to deploy research equipment worth $5 million at Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport in a bid to secure Federal Aviation Administration approval for unmanned aircraft use beyond a pilot’s line of sight, Springfield News-Sun reported Thursday. Allison Wichie writes Art Huber, director of operations at …

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DoD IG: NAVSUP Naval Radar Sustainment, Logistics Contracts Need More Performance Metrics

The Defense Department‘s inspector general has said the Naval Supply Systems Command’s weapon systems support office should apply more performance metrics into logistics contracts used to sustain a Lockheed Martin-developed naval radar system. According to an audit report published Monday,the U.S. Navy’s AN/SPY‑1 Phased Array Radar performance-based logistics contracts has not incentivized support contractors Lockheed and Raytheon …

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