July 2016


SIGNAL July 2016ARMY WARFIGHTING
Robotic Systems May Take a Bullet for Soldiers
    But Uncle Sam does not want the Terminator.

The Art of Noise
    U.S. Army researchers are developing an encrypted waveform designed to mask radar emissions and boost system performance.

Industry Aims to Simplify Interoperability
    A new solution could improve communications across radio systems.

VIEWPOINT
Speaking With One Voice
    The U.S. Army synchronizes operational priorities with technological imperatives via a road map for network modernization.

EDUCATION
Stemming the Shortage of STEM Workers
    It begins with improving education for girls.

— Persistence Pays Off


Romania Battles State Actors in Cyberspace
    The NATO member aims to be a regional security center.

New Analytics Research Could Help Thwart the Insider Threat
    Blending technology and human skill can create a “watchful eye” within organizations that pinpoints troublemakers faster.

Chinese Hackers, Businesses and Government Coordinate Cyber Efforts
    The Middle Kingdom’s online strategies may owe more to Sun Tzu than to Moore’s law.

Contractor-Owned Systems Could Open the Door to Innovation for Government
    The answer to breaking the federal information technology status quo might be adopting a different operating model.

CYBER SERIES
The Cyber Implications of Acquisition Speed: Part III
    Full and open competition can improve federal procurement.

70 YEARS OF 'SIGNAL'
Signal During the Final Decade of Analog Communications
    The fall of Saigon ends the analog world of tube radios and line-of-sight communications.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Seven Compelling Use Cases for Augmented Reality

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN
A Legacy Renewed

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
Risk Taking Leads to the Rewards of Innovation

New Network Increases Speed, Security for AFCEA Headquarters

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Preferred Providers Offer Value to AFCEA Members

INCOMING
Air Superiority Is a National Defense Imperative