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A.I.

Photonic edge AI research contracted by DARPA - News

August 29, 2019
Chantilly, Va. Perspecta Inc. and its applied research arm, Perspecta Labs, was awarded a prime contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to provide Photonic Edge AI Compact Hardware (PEACH) research under DARPA?s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Exploration program.
Radar/EW

Infrared countermeasure system enters operational testing - News

August 29, 2019
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation?s Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) systems for the U.S. Army has entered Initial Operational Test and Evaluation.
A.I.

AI game theory tool to strengthen military cyber defense - News

August 28, 2019
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Charles River Analytics Inc., developer of intelligent systems solutions, has received additional funding from the U.S. Air Force to build a Game-Theoretic Reasoning and Analysis of Vulnerability (GRAVITY) tool.
Avionics

C-130H cockpits to see new Collins Aerospace avionics system - News

August 28, 2019
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. has been selected by L3Harris Technologies to play a key role in the U.S. Air Force's C-130H Avionics Modernization Program Increment 2 (AMP INC 2) program.
Unmanned

Explainable-AI for UAV image recognition funded by USAF - News

August 28, 2019
POTOMAC, Md. Z Advanced Computing, Inc. (ZAC), a software startup funded by the U.S. Air Force, will use ZAC's detailed 3D image recognition technology, based on Explainable-Artificial Intelligence (AI), for unmanned aerial vehicles' (UAV) aerial image/object recognition.
Unmanned

General Dynamics to beging Knifefish UUV production - News

August 27, 2019

FALLS CHURCH, Va. The Department of Defense (DoD) announced that General Dynamics Mission Systems won a $44.6 million contract to begin production of the U.S. Navy's Knifefish Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV).  

Unmanned

NRL study on barnacle glue could save U.S. Navy millions - News

August 27, 2019
WASHINGTON. Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory developed a new method for identifying the glue proteins that barnacles produce to adhere to ship hulls and other surfaces.
Radar/EW

HENSOLDT's naval radars to operate on littoral combat ships - News

August 27, 2019
VIENNA, Va. Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT Inc. has installed the first two of its TRS-4D naval radars aboard the U.S. Navy?s Freedom Variant Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).
Unmanned

Evolved SeaSparrow missile production to begin with Raytheon - News

August 26, 2019
TUCSON, Ariz. The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $190 million low-rate initial production contract for ESSM Block 2 missiles featuring a new guidance system with a dual mode active and semi-active radar.
Unmanned

European unmanned ground systems development led by Estonia - News

August 26, 2019

ESTONIA. A consortium has been founded with purpose of developing umanned military ground vehicles for European countries. The leading nation in the consortium is Estonia. 

Unmanned

MQ-9B SkyGuardian demo held by GA-ASI for RAF - News

August 23, 2019
YUMA, Ariz. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) showcased the MQ-9B SkyGuardian ? GA-ASI?s development robotic process automation that the Royal Air Force?s (RAF) new Protector RG Mk1 is based upon ? RAF senior leadership and RAF Reaper operators, as well as guests from the U.S. Marine Corps and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
Comms

GPS III satellite launched from Cape Canaveral - News

August 23, 2019
CAPE CANAVERAL. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the second Global Positioning System III (GPS III) satellite, designated Magellan, for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37.
Unmanned

Tomahawk missile support contract awarded to Raytheon - News

August 23, 2019
WALTHAM, Mass. The U.S. Navy's Tomahawk missiles will receive upgrades under a $7.2 million contract with Raytheon. The deal is a cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement, and will provide an updated technical data package of the guidance test set and upgrade of existing units, including hardware and software.
Unmanned

Wireless TOW missiles delivered to U.S. Army - News

August 22, 2019
WALTHAM, Mass. Raytheon will deliver additional tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles for the TOW weapon system under a $101 million U.S. Army contract announced by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Comms

AR technology to increase warfighter RF safety - News

August 22, 2019
WASHINGTON. A Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic team is developing and refining a hands-free system to protect U.S. military members from inadvertently revealing their location via radio frequency (RF) waves.
Radar/EW

AR training system to support Dutch Army observers - News

August 22, 2019
FREMONT, Calif. The Royal Netherlands Army Command has awarded Ravenswood Solutions a contract for a modular augmented reality tracking equipment for observers (MARTE-O) kit.
A.I.

Robotic Operations Center to introduce robotic process automation - News

August 21, 2019
UNITED KINGDOM. BAE Systems announced the launch of its new Robotic Operations Center (ROC) to customize and deploy suites of software robots that automate high-volume, repetitive tasks in support of U.S. national security missions.
Cyber

U.S. Army tanks to be equipped with better cybersecurity - News

August 21, 2019
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Charles River Analytics Inc., developer of intelligent systems solutions, has received funding from U.S. Army to develop a Controller Area Network Defense in Depth (CANDID) custom hardware/software solution. CANDID can help analysts detect cybersecurity breaches in tanks that rely on vulnerable commercial protocols and electronic systems.
Unmanned

US-1 quadcopter crosses Nevada desert without recharging - News

August 21, 2019
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Impossible Aerospace announced that its US-1 "flying battery" quadcopter became the first aircraft of its kind to cross the northern Nevada desert without recharging in repeated 72-minute flights across the playa.
Unmanned

Raven B UAS contract awarded to AeroVironment - News

August 20, 2019
MONROVIA, Calif. AeroVironment, Inc. announced it received a firm fixed-price contract award valued at $45.1 million for RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages.
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