The U.S. Army is expanding its Range Radar Replacement Program with a high/medium power close-in radar system, which will provide fine detail when tracking munitions and other targets at a range of at least 37 miles. [Read more...]
U.S. Army Research Laboratory officials have announced the winners of the 2013 Federal Virtual Challenge at the Defense Users' GameTech Conference in Orlando, Florida.
The U.S. Defense Department has signed a space situational awareness (SSA) memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Australia's Department of Defence. [Read more...]
SIGNAL Online Features
Unmanned vehicles may become joint platforms as new software allows operators using a standard control system to use craft employed by different services.
A government-wide task force led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology is out with the latest catalog of security and privacy controls for federal information systems, including some new thinking when it comes to addressing insider threats that go beyond technology.
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Many organizations and defense-related associations now are providing the training and education needed in unique ways at low or no cost as part of their missions in support of military and government. [Read more...]
Ranked by Apple this month as one of the top-selling paid iPhone apps of all time, WhatsApp Messenger lets users instantly send and receive messages, pictures, audio notes and videos at no cost without using SMS. [Read more...]
An empty seat at a big production does no one any good. So, the Veteran Tickets Foundation provides free or discounted tickets for all sorts of shows and events to members of the military community. [Read more...]
Homefront Help features programs that support the U.S. military community. You can also follow it on Facebook.
As it becomes more challenging for AFCEA members to network via conferences, the association is finding innovative ways to facilitate connectivity, engage its members, boost conversations and share information. AFCEA Answers is the latest way the association is reaching out by taking to the airwaves and the Internet. [Read more...]
Companies that join or renew at the three-year level receive the third year free. This offer saves organizations hundreds and even thousands of dollars, yet still provides complete membership benefits. [Read more...]
AFCEA International is hosting a presentation by Tony Constable, president, CAI/SISCo, at 4 p.m. on May 21 at AFCEA headquarters, Fairfax, Virginia. [Read more...]
Planning for the AFCEA Intelligence symposium has begun, and it's time to get with the program. [Read more...]
To support the ever-increasing national priority of cybersecurity, AFCEA International recently joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Stop.Think.Connect. National Network. [Read more...]
AFCEA International and the Naval Intelligence Professionals (NIP) are sponsoring a national intelligence writing contest that offers a top prize of $3,000 and a three-year membership in both organizations. [Read more...]
SIGNAL Magazine will provide real-time news coverage from East: Joint Warfighting, held May 14 to 16 in Virginia Beach, on its Event eNews site, along with photos, related coverage and event information. [Read more...]
One of AFCEA's most distinguished members is profiled as we review his life and career of service to the nation, to the military and the association.
The Bottom Line
It's time for military leaders, and yes, even members of the intelligence community, to come out from behind the curtain. They not only need to share with the public what networks and radios and tanks and guns mean to a warfighter's safety but also what they mean to global security. [Read more...]