Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) refers to systems, procedures, techniques, and equipment used to collect, analyze, disseminate, and translate information into actionable intelligence, principally through cyber and electromagnetic activity.

Recent Inquiries

Open Architectures, Standards, and Communication Protocols for Collaborative and Autonomous Unmanned Systems

What open architectures, standards, and communication protocols exist for collaborative and autonomous unmanned systems?

What mobile device applications detect and report the presence of unmanned aerial vehicles?

What mobile device applications detect and report the presence of unmanned aerial vehicles?

Military Equipment on State-Owned Property

Can you provide the status of the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization's equipment on the communications tower at Indian Head?

Articles

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Command and Control on the Move

The Army expects future large-scale combat operations to be fast-paced and complex, with forces combating a variety of harsh terrains and environments, under constant enemy observation and attack. Two intertwined capabilities underpin a commander’s ability…

Airmen assigned to the 726th Air Control Squadron set up antennae to gain radio operations during Project Convergence Capstone 4 experimentation at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 27, 2024.

DAF Delivers Lethality at the Speed of Data During Project Convergence Capstone 4

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AFNS) —  More than 4,000 service members and civilians from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Space Force, as well as members from the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand,…

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Correcting an Old Space-Physics Error for Safer Satellites

Correcting 50-year-old errors in the math used to understand how electromagnetic waves scatter electrons trapped in Earth’s magnetic fields will lead to better protection for technology in space. “The discovery of these errors will help…

Webinars

Magnetic Anomaly Navigation

An emerging navigation technique known as “Magnetic Anomaly Navigation” will be presented. The benefits of this system as a GPS-alternative navigation system will be discussed as well as the current state of the art results…

Compact Laser Designators for Mini-UAVs and Handheld Targeting Systems

Laser designators served as a fundamental means of targeting for multiple generations of combat aircraft. With advancements in high-efficiency, diode-pumped laser technology, pulse length control, efficient thermal design, and unique beam stability techniques, laser designators…

Events

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Cyber Electromagnetic Activity (CEMA) 2024 Conference

The 10th Annual CEMA Conference comes at a critical inflection point for electronic warfare (EW). After a 30+ year hiatus, the Army is on the cusp of fielding a variety of terrestrial and airborne EW…

Satellites in space around the Earth.

39th Space Foundation Space Symposium

Space Symposium attendees represent all sectors of the space community from multiple spacefaring nations; space agencies; commercial space businesses and associated subcontractors; military, national security, and intelligence organizations; cybersecurity organizations; federal and state government agencies…

Global Force Symposium & Exposition

The 2024 Global Force Symposium & Exposition is a 3-day event whose theme this year, continuous transformation to deliver ready combat formations, is oriented towards providing warfighters with precise and predictive sustainment capabilities. The objective…