John McHale, Editorial Director, OpenSystems Media
COTS vendors, while concerned about extensive DoD budget cuts, see opportunities for retrofits, unmanned systems
Hardware upgrades and obsolescence in key areas may keep COTS on the DoD payroll.
The NGSIS, an optical interconnect standard for spacecraft applications, looks to leverage common protocols for the reduction of design costs, development time, and SWaP for satellite payloads.
An introduction to new Editorial Director John McHale and his take on the longevity of Unmanned Systems.