February 2017


SIGNAL February 2017NAVAL OPERATIONS
Security, Modularity Drive Navy Cyber
    More flexible systems are essential for a more versatile force.

U.S. Navy Runs Interference on Signals Conflict
    Researchers seek to tear down antennas cluttering ship decks and improve critical communication technologies.

Full Speed Ahead For Autonomous Countermine Technologies
    The U.S. Navy goes deep into emerging capabilities to change the nature of undersea warfare.

New Technology Approaches Can Solve Complex U.S. Navy Problems
    Software-defined networking, virtualization and orchestration enable C2D2E afloat and enhance security, capability and flexibility ashore.

VIEWPOINT
To Man or Not to Man?
    That is the question for assigning drone missions.

BIG DATA/CLOUD SERVICES
Shifting Winds Steer Government’s Approach to the Cloud
    A single defense organization addresses many of the concerns facing government as a whole.

Solving the Hard Science For Future Coalition Forces
    U.S. and U.K. researchers strive to exploit big data on the battlefield.

The Infinite Promise of DNA-Based Data Encryption
    A new twist on information storage creates nearly unbreakable protection.

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Ready, Set, Go! U.S. Army Revs Up SETS Project
    The service is upgrading its dated Satellite Earth Terminal Stations in a once-a-century undertaking.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Adding Our 2 Cents to the Financial Technology Discussion

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Don’t Give Up the Ships

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Best and Brightest of the Sea Services To Receive Copernicus Awards

INCOMING
Keeping America Strong, Safe and Free