“The Morning Briefing” is SmartPlanet’s daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we’re reading about military technology.
1) Navy researchers tap Rockwell Collins to develop new high-throughput airborne tactical data link technology. U.S. Navy researchers are looking to military communications experts at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to investigate design approaches and technologies for a new military tactical data link that offers improved throughput, anti-jam capability, and low probability of intercept.
2.) U.S. military unveils mobile devices strategy. The U.S. military on Friday released a new strategy aimed at tapping the full potential of smartphones and other mobile devices while maintaining adequate security and reliability.
3.) Great, green military of the future: Friend or foe? Looking into a crystal ball it’s hard to bet against the possibility that the coming decades will be the era of the great renewable energy revolution.
4.) Military technology keeping MLB umps cool on field. Cooling technology that’s been used by the military for years has started helping umps get through those days when the temperatures flirt with triple-digits.
5.) Unmanned Air Force space plane lands in California. An unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early Saturday at a California military base, capping a 15-month clandestine mission.
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- High-frequency military radio boosts data rates ten times over
- Sweden’s army orders hybrid surveillance drones
- China stealing top-secret technology from F-22 stealth fighter?
- For investigators, a better way to extract data from mobile devices
- DARPA awards contract to improve real-time language translation technology