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DARPA wants advanced wireless system to link satel

coondoggie (973519) writes | more than 2 years ago

The Military 0

coondoggie writes "Getting a series of small satellites to communicate and act as one unit in space while taking commands from Earth-bound command centers is a gargantuan wireless task. But the researchers at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are looking for technology that does just that.
DARPA is looking for computer chip and electronics manufacturers to help it build the wireless communication system is will use to facilitate its Future, Fast, Flexible, Fractionated, Free-Flying Spacecraft or System F6 satellites. The F6 program is intended deploy what DARPA calls “fractionated modules" of current all-in-one satellites."

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