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Army leaders reviewing network portfolio, looking to place 'big bets' on new tech

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The Army’s undersecretary and vice chief of staff are undertaking a portfolio review while tasking the service’s network modernization team with developing “big bets” for future technology. The review is aimed at evaluating requirements. “The vice and I are leading a capability portfolio review of the entire Army network. That’s looking at everything from our requirements for unified network operations, to cybersecurity, to transport —…

Army to begin air-to-ground network extension experimentation

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The Army will be conducting experiments to extend its ground forces’ communications capabilities through the air. Past efforts have aimed to improve communications between aircraft and ground units. But this time, the service be looking to put waveforms in their ground communications assets on airborne systems to assess ground extension for mesh networking and thickening of the network. These experiments are part of developing design goals for future communications capability…