THE MIL & AERO VIDEO BLOG, 15 May 2012. Scientists at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are prodding industry to find ways of providing on-demand satellite photos of the forward edge of battlefields quickly and at a price competitive with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as John Keller reports this week in the Mil & Aero video blog.
DARPA seeks to develop small reconnaissance satellites that are cheaper to build than UAVs
DARPA eyes space-based Internet for persistent battlefield data communications, surveillance, and satellite control
Reliable military and aerospace communications depend on advanced military antenna technologies.