What Are The Allied Spirit Exercises And How Are They Strengthening Communication?

What Are The Allied Spirit Exercises And How Are They Strengthening Communication?

Global conflicts call for strong alliances. And allied tactical missions mean that communication must be clear, fast, and constant when it’s needed. The problem is multinational radio communication needed for allied military operations still needs to be perfected. Currently, the U.S. Army is working on better ways to securely communicate from one radio to another, …

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the conclusion of the  G7 Summit in the Bavarian town of Kruen, Germany June 8, 2015.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Will Cyber Attack On U.S. Lead To Stronger Digital Infrastructure?

Some are calling the recent cyber attack on our federal government networks a “cyber Pearl Harbor”. While others question the accuracy of such a strong assessment, the most recent hacking of the U.S. government—which may have revealed highly sensitive information connected to millions of government employees—is a serious blow to national security. If there’s any …

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Broadening Military Communication In The Digital Age

Broadening Military Communication In The Digital Age

A new program seeks to enhance military communication by incorporating more digital capabilities into existing tactical communication systems. Through a new DARPA technology program, Marines are starting to get a much deserved communication capabilities update that reflects more recent strides in digital link and voice technology. Using devices that are similar to what civilians carry, …

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Will RATS Revolutionize Military Communication?

Will RATS Revolutionize Military Communication?

RATS, also known as DARPA’s Robust Automatic Transcription of Speech program could change military communications for combat troops and intelligence analysts in just a few shorts years.  By making it possible to quickly transcribe and translate speech, especially in difficult environments, the hindrances of background noise, language limitations, and other issues could be significantly mitigated. …

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