New Lithium Battery Design Could Mean Lighter, Safer Batteries for Soldiers

Less expensive, lighter and safer batteries are a vital need for warfighters; a new U.S. Army project may offer a solution. Continue reading “New Lithium Battery Design Could Mean Lighter, Safer Batteries for Soldiers”

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U.S. Army Testing New Goggles that Bring AI to Soldier training

The U.S. Army is now testing virtual-reality goggles that will allow Soldiers to rehearse combat missions that they are about to undertake. Continue reading “U.S. Army Testing New Goggles that Bring AI to Soldier training”

When it Comes to Robots, Reliability May Matter More than Reasoning

What does it take for a human to trust a robot? That is what U.S. Army researchers are uncovering in a new study into how humans and robots work together. Continue reading “When it Comes to Robots, Reliability May Matter More than Reasoning”

Smart Sensor Network Helps Redirect Missile

The U.S. Army successfully tested its ability to redirect munitions in flight Aug. 28 in an experiment over the Mohave Desert involving an unmanned aircraft, smart sensors and artificial intelligence. Continue reading “Smart Sensor Network Helps Redirect Missile”

BAE Systems Unveils Robotic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle at AUSA 2019

BAE Systems debuted its Robotic Technology Demonstrator (RTD) representing leap-ahead advancements for unmanned combat vehicles today at the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition. The RTD prototype showcases advanced capabilities and is adaptable for future weapon systems, sensors and other payloads.
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Engineered Viruses Could Protect Soldiers, Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. U.S Army scientists have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance. Continue reading “Engineered Viruses Could Protect Soldiers, Fight Antibiotic Resistance”

Virtual Experiment Informs Future Manned-Unmanned Teaming Missions

Thirty Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division supported the Army’s Ground Vehicle Systems Center Virtual Experiment #3 last month to help inform the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross Functional Team’s campaign of learning for Manned and Un-Manned Teaming. Continue reading “Virtual Experiment Informs Future Manned-Unmanned Teaming Missions”

DARPA Seeks Novel Urban Swarm Capabilities, Enhancements to Physical Testbeds

Cities present multiple challenges for ground units as they attempt to navigate and search tall buildings amid tight spaces with limited sight lines. Continue reading “DARPA Seeks Novel Urban Swarm Capabilities, Enhancements to Physical Testbeds”

EDA Expands Work on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

The European Defence Agency’s Steering Board has just approved the launch of a 4-year CAT B project aimed at developing a swarm of biomimetic underwater vehicles for underwater intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (SABUVIS II). Continue reading “EDA Expands Work on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles”

U.S. Army Project Brings Quantum Internet Closer to Reality

A U.S. Army research result brings the quantum internet a step closer. Such an internet could offer the military security, sensing and timekeeping capabilities not possible with traditional networking approaches. Continue reading “U.S. Army Project Brings Quantum Internet Closer to Reality”