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July 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

 

Technicians launch an aerostat containing a High Antennas for Radio Communications, or HARC, payload. An optical fiber tether carries an analog ground radio signal to its corresponding antenna aboard the aerostat, providing greatly increased transmission range.

July 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

July 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance On-The-Move (C4ISR OTM) vehicles and Program Manager Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) configuration items prepare to roll out for a mobile assessment of the 2013 Mobile Brigade Combat Team architecture.

July 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

July 2010
By Henry S. Kenyon, SIGNAL Magazine

 

June 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

The National Security Directorate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is developing technologies that could be used in tandem at personnel and vehicle chokepoints. The PNNL’s explosive-detection expertise results in multiple anti-explosives technologies that can be deployed in a range of uses.

June 2010
By Clarence A. Robinson, Jr., SIGNAL Magazine

 

Lt. Gen. Steven W. Boutelle, USA (Ret.), Army chief information officer (CIO)/G-6, looks over Kabul, Afghanistan, from a plateau above the city.

Clear battlefield picture emerges from modern information technology for audio, visual, data.

June 2010
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

June 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

Within the next year, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researchers Nickolay Lavrik (left) and Panos Datskos hope to reduce their bench-scale revolutionary chemical/biological sensor to a handheld instrument.

June 2010
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

 

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Farragut disables a suspected pirate skiff. The ship is part of Combined Task Force 151, which conducts anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden.

May 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A Portuguese armored vehicle column patrols a village in Afghanistan. Portugal’s military is modernizing to serve in whatever missions may emerge in its role as a partner in multinational coalition operations.

A global outlook influences military transformation efforts.

May 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

May 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

May 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

 

The Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station, Pacific, in Hawaii, provides telecommunications support to naval, joint and coalition forces throughout the Pacific theater and the Indian Ocean. The U.S. Navy has combined its networking and intelligence functions as part of its thrust toward building an information-centric Navy.

May 2010
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

 

U.S. Marines from the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, battle a virtual enemy through the Future Immersive Training Environment (FITE) at Camp Lejeune. A team from the U.S. Joint Forces Command created the joint capability technology demonstration to determine the most effective way to train young recruits.

April 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

Capt. John Helm, USMC, operations officer for Marine Aviation Training Systems Site (MATSS) Iwakuni, Japan, prepares for take-off in the F/A-18D Tactical Operational Flight Trainer (TOFT) 37.

Trainer offers much-needed concurrency updates while new processes promise future advantages.

April 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

April 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman

 

A U.S. soldier sets up a satellite communications antenna for voice and data tactical communications during rescue and relief efforts in Haiti. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is restructuring its infosphere to allow users at the edge to access and share the information that they need in the form that they want.

April 2010
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

April 2010
By Col. George Franz, USA; Lt. Col. David Pendall, USA; and Lt. Col. Jeffery Steffen, USA, SIGNAL Magazine

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