March 2018


SIGNAL March 2018C4
Army Lab Seeds Revolutionary Networking Technologies
    A rose may be more than a rose for battlefield communicators if U.S. scientists succeed.

In Vast Oceans of Data, AI Extracts the Pearls
    Deep learning will augment the Air Force’s primary ISR system.

Navy Sets Sail With Big Data
    Much more than a crystal ball, ONR research into tools enhances decision making.

—Using Statistics to Conduct More Efficient Searches

Modernizing the Airborne Nuclear Launch System
    Cutting-edge capabilities will replace decades-old technology.

TECHNOLOGY
3-D Printed Metal Antennas Are no Longer Science Fiction
    A perfect storm of technologies is enabling the innovative fabrication of radio-frequency products.

—Software Reshapes 3-D Metal Printing

CYBERSECURITY
IoT Rewards to Outweigh Risks for NSA
    The Internet of Things both requires and enhances cybersecurity.

For Hackers, Uniformity Is Path of Least Resistance
    Standardizing network components creates more problems than it solves.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
AI Enters the Cyber Attack Realm
    Japan prepares for the latest weapons to hit the digital battleground.

INTEROPERABILITY
U.S. Army Marches Toward Coalition Interoperability
    Multinational exercises facilitate information sharing among allies.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Invigorating Government Open Source Contributions

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
At Last, a Realistic National Defense Strategy

INCOMING
We Must Anticipate 5G Consequences Now