The INSIDER daily digest -- July 11, 2022

By John Liang / July 11, 2022 at 1:38 PM

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Joint All-Domain Command and Control, Air Force hypersonic engine efforts and more.

Arsenio Gumahad, the director of the command, control, communications, computers/intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance division within the office of the under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, spoke at a National Defense Industrial Association symposium in McLean, VA this morning:

'A living document': Classified JADC2 implementation plan to see updates going forward

The Pentagon's recently completed, classified plan for implementing a military-wide internet of things through Joint All-Domain Command and Control will see continued updates as officials work to incorporate real-time changes stemming in part from an evolving threat landscape.

In a July 8 request for information, the Air Force Research Laboratory seeks "to gather information on the domestic production capability and capacity of the supplier-base for air-breathing engines for hypersonic weapon systems":

Air Force seeks industry information for hypersonic engine production, supply chains

The Air Force is seeking information on how capable industry would be in manufacturing air-breathing engines for hypersonic weapons, according to online documents.

Document: Air Force RFI on air-breathing engines for hypersonic systems

AFRL also recently launched a small satellite earlier this month:

AFRL launches Recurve satellite with Virgin Orbit

The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate successfully deployed a new satellite called Recurve in the early hours of July 2, launching on a rocket carried by a Virgin Orbit aircraft to climb into low-earth orbit.

The Air Force's 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing’s Project 212 demonstrated a System-of-systems Technology Integration Tool Chain for Heterogeneous Electronic Systems, or STITCHES, which translates software programs and data, and the Tactical App Store, or TACApp:

Air Force's Project 212 flight demo shows success in EMS capability integration

The Air Force's central hub for electromagnetic spectrum capabilities ran a successful flight demonstration of two of its key programs for real-time software integration on existing platforms.

Inside Defense recently interviewed the CEO of Florida-based autonomous surface vessel contractor MARTAC:

MARTAC USVs beginning next set of missions in 5th Fleet

MARTAC's unmanned surface vessels will begin a new set of missions in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility in the next few days, according to the company's chief executive officer.