U.S. Army Scientists Train Machine Learning Models to Wrangle Dirty Data

U.S. Army researchers have developed a new approach for training machine learning models that can better withstand dirty and deceptive data. Models trained under this method have greatly surpassed other state-of-the-art models in terms of robustness, scientists said. Continue reading “U.S. Army Scientists Train Machine Learning Models to Wrangle Dirty Data”

Lockheed Martin Launches First Smart Satellite Enabling Space Mesh Networking

A new era of space-based computing is now being tested in-orbit that will enable artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud networking and advanced satellite communications in a robust new software-defined architecture. Continue reading “Lockheed Martin Launches First Smart Satellite Enabling Space Mesh Networking”

Airbus Demonstrates First Fully Automatic Vision-Based Take-Off

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The test crew comprising of two pilots, two flight test engineers and a test flight engineer took off initially at around 10h15 on 18 December and conducted a total of 8 take-offs over a period of four and a half hours. Continue reading “Airbus Demonstrates First Fully Automatic Vision-Based Take-Off”

UK Announces ‘Revolutionary Artificial Intelligence Warship’ Contracts

The UK Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has announced the first wave of £4 million funding. Continue reading “UK Announces ‘Revolutionary Artificial Intelligence Warship’ Contracts”

French Defense Procurement Agency Receives First Terrestrial Micro-Robots

The French defense procurement agency (DGA) on December 18, 2019 took delivery of the first five NERVA-LG extended range reconnaissance micro-robots. They have already been transferred to the Army Technical Section (STAT) for further assessment in order to refine the concept of employment before being put into the forces, according to a statement from the DGA. Continue reading “French Defense Procurement Agency Receives First Terrestrial Micro-Robots”

Raytheon Building Machine Learning System That Knows What it Knows

Raytheon is developing a machine learning technology under a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the Competency Aware Machine Learning program. Continue reading “Raytheon Building Machine Learning System That Knows What it Knows”

Hyperlocal Predictions are the Future of Weather Forecasting

As good as weather forecasts have become, that can happen in a world where weather forecasters make their calls for areas as wide as 20 miles across, Raytheon said in a press release. Continue reading “Hyperlocal Predictions are the Future of Weather Forecasting”

ESA, European Defence Agency (EDA) to Jointly Explore AI, Drone Projects

Space-based services have fast become essential to Europe’s safety and security. In 2017, a previous European Space Agency – European Defence Agency Implementing Agreement demonstrated the use of space-based assets to respond to threats from toxic and hazardous materials, announced in a press release today. Continue reading “ESA, European Defence Agency (EDA) to Jointly Explore AI, Drone Projects”

Rolls-Royce Develops World-First Electrical Technology for Next-Generation Tempest Programme

Over the last five years, Rolls-Royce has been pioneering world-first technology that will contribute to the UK’s next-generation Tempest programme. Continue reading “Rolls-Royce Develops World-First Electrical Technology for Next-Generation Tempest Programme”

U.S. Army Introduces Weld Automation for Next-Generation Combat Vehicles

To prepare for the future battlefield, the U.S. Army has defined a concept for its next generation of combat vehicles. Continue reading “U.S. Army Introduces Weld Automation for Next-Generation Combat Vehicles”