U.K. Ministry of Defence
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UNITED KINGDOM. The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract with British industry Team Tempest partners aiming to drive forward the next phase of the major national and international endeavor to develop the next generation of combat air.
UNITED KINGDOM. Officials from the Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced that soldiers from the 20th Armored Infantry Brigade used an artificial intelligence (AI) engine designed to provide information on the surrounding environment and terrain during a recent exercise.
UNITED KINGDOM. The Expeditionary Robotics Center of Expertise (ERCoE) has been launched by Defense Equipment and Support (DE&S) in collaboration with the British Army. Officials claim the ERCoE will aim to bring together robotics and autonomous systems experts from across defense, government, academia, and industry and aligns with DE&S’ strategy to deliver the edge through people, technology, and innovation.
HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems UK, the UK subsidiary of Elbit Systems, has won a contract worth approximately $137 million (approximately 100 million pounds) with Britain's Defense Ministry to provide the British armed forces with the future target-acquisition solution for Joint Terminal Attack Controllers and Fire Support Teams under the Dismounted Joint Fires Integrators (D-JFI) program.
UNITED KINGDOM. The Combined Influence Minesweeping (SWEEP) system designed by Atlas Elektronik U.K., will be the Royal Navy’s first uncrewed minesweeper, according to officials. It will be designed to allow personnel to neutralize mines from a remote and safe distance at sea while on operations worldwide.
BETHESDA, Md. The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a two-year contract modification worth $101.5 million to perform F-35 Lightning II aircraft sustainment and day-to-day flight support work for the British defense ministry.
UNITED KINGDOM. The United Kingdom's Prime Minister (PM) has announced that the new National Cyber Force (NCF) is helping to transform the U.K.’s cyber capabilities to disrupt adversaries and keep the U.K. safe.