• Turning cybersecurity awareness into action requires commanders to own cybersecurity as part of unit operational readiness and service members to own the responsibility for guarding their field of fire on the network.  Cybersecurity Is Operational Readiness

    Cyberspace is an operational domain essential to the operational readiness of military units to achieve the mission.

  • Lt. Gerard Holodak, USA, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, fires a confined space, light anti-armor weapon at Alaska’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Classified Wi-Fi will improve the agility and operational flexibility of Army command posts by allowing commanders and staff to stay securely connected and make faster, more informed decisions on the battlefield, Army officials say. Photo by Staff Sgt. Westin Warburton, USAF Secure Wi-Fi Enters the Battlefield

    High-security Wi-Fi for classified military operations is now available, thanks to improvements in hardware, software and policy.


  • A Delta IV rocket carrying the WGS-9 satellite lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. International partners receive proportional access to bandwidth based on their financial contribution to the satellite in what could be a harbinger of future tactical military satellite communications (MILSATCOM) programs. Satellite Communications Go Tactical

    U.S. military satellite communications is expanding to provide greater coverage of the tactical environment as part of its overall mission to serve the land, sea and air domains.

  • Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division use Rifleman Radios and other tactical network technologies during a training exercise. In the future, Army officials intend to provide soldiers with a radio capable of using both the Soldier Radio Waveform, which the Rifleman Radio relies on, and the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System waveform. Extending Tactical Communications

    The U.S. Army is moving forward with several measures to extend improved capabilities to soldiers at the platoon and squad levels.

  • AFCEA Regional Vice President Harri Larsson (l) speaks with Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist at TechNet Europe 2017 in Stockholm. Europe Confronts Hybrid Combat

    NATO members and partner nations face an increasing threat of hybrid military action as potential adversaries combine kinetic and cyber activities.

  • The AgilePod, the first physical system to be trademarked by the Air Force, is a multiintelligence pod. A new effort to develop a suite of platform-agnostic AgilePods in various sizes is currently in progress, teaming AFRL with industry partners. (U.S. Air Force photo/David Dixon) AFRL Miniaturizing Intelligence Pod

    The system is a multiintelligence, open architecture, flight-line reconfigurable pod designed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.