To address emerging electronic warfare (EW) threats, which are becoming increasingly more agile and moving up the spectrum, radio frequency (RF) and microwave component designs are also evolving.
The U.S. military is harnessing and exploring algorithms and machine learning, not just on the ground but also 300-plus miles aloft for small-form-factor space applications.
Updating and patching security vulnerabilities to limit the attack surface for the military’s embedded systems – especially legacy ones – can be a daunting task.
As hypersonic missiles, stealthy drones, and myriad other threats continue to emerge, ships are adapting by bringing more sophisticated laser and radar technologies aboard.
Spoiler alert: Yes, they are – as militaries increasingly rely on satellites, especially in the age of guided munitions and hypersonic weapons, it’s becoming critical to protect space assets from cyberattacks.
It’s happening: Space-based computing that can enable artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud networking, and advanced satellite communications within a software-defined satellite architecture.