Coast Guard Ponders Unmanned Eyes, Intel Capabilities

September 14, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Coast Guard is taking steps to enhance its command, control, intelligence and reconnaissance capabilities with new unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and network-centric systems for its ships. At a press briefing late last week, RAdm. Ronald J. Robago, USCG, the service's new assistant commandant for acquisitions, discussed steps being taken to evaluate and select a new shipboard UAS.

Argon to Provide C4ISR System Architecture

September 11, 2009
By Katie Packard

Argon ST Incorporated is being awarded a $50 million contract for research, development and analysis to produce a command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) system architecture in support of electro-optical, radio frequency, acoustic sensors and special sensor systems for U.S. Navy aircraft and unmanned air vehicles.