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‘Digital Twins’ to Enable 3D Printing on Battlefield: U.S. Army

The U.S. Army wants to make three-dimensional models of all its replacement parts available online so that Soldiers deployed downrange will eventually be able to 3D print them, said its top acquisition official. Continue reading “‘Digital Twins’ to Enable 3D Printing on Battlefield: U.S. Army”

DARPA Plans Long-Range Communications Without Large, Power-Hungry Antennas

Establishing long-range tactical communications for U.S. troops in remote locations currently requires giant parabolic dishes, tall pole-mounted antennas, large antenna domes, and high-power amplifiers. Continue reading “DARPA Plans Long-Range Communications Without Large, Power-Hungry Antennas”

US Air Force to Use AI to Improve Intelligence Gathering

A team working virtually came together to improve the processes for U.S. Air Force Distributed Common Ground System analysts by using artificial intelligence and machine learning and incorporating it in an agile manner. Continue reading “US Air Force to Use AI to Improve Intelligence Gathering”

Elbit Systems Introduces a UAS-Based Long-Range Maritime Rescue Capability

Elbit Systems introduces a unique life-saving capability to its Hermes 900 Maritime Patrol Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Continue reading “Elbit Systems Introduces a UAS-Based Long-Range Maritime Rescue Capability”

Innovative Research Program on Stronger, Lighter Soldier Armor Appears Promising

Soldier armor, such as bulletproof vests and helmets, depends upon high-performance ballistic fibers for its strength and effectiveness. Continue reading “Innovative Research Program on Stronger, Lighter Soldier Armor Appears Promising”

U.S. Army Researchers Develop Innovative Sensor Inspired by Elephants

Throughout time, seismic sensing – biological as well as technology-based – have aided warfighters in making critical decisions in combat. Inspired by elephants’ unique seismic sense, U.S. Army researchers are now working on a new and more efficient sensor for today’s multi-domain battlespace. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Develop Innovative Sensor Inspired by Elephants”

Australia is Developing Hyperspectral Imaging

Scientists at Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) are working with counterparts from the United States to demonstrate the capabilities of hyperspectral imaging for use by the Australian Defence Force. Continue reading “Australia is Developing Hyperspectral Imaging”

Australia Seeks Innovative Partner to Deliver the Next Generation of Integrated Soldier System

The Australian Department of Defence is seeking an industry partner to provide prime vendor services for product acquisition, integration and support to help deliver the Integrated Soldier System project. Continue reading “Australia Seeks Innovative Partner to Deliver the Next Generation of Integrated Soldier System”

Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Partner on Next Generation Interceptor

Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a business of Raytheon Technologies, are partnering to pursue a U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contract for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI). Continue reading “Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Partner on Next Generation Interceptor”

Breaking Down Artificial Intelligence Barriers

Building upon a successful Proof of Concept testing the application of Robotic Process Automation technologies, the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command cleared a major hurdle to wide-scale deployment of autonomous RPA digital workers. Continue reading “Breaking Down Artificial Intelligence Barriers”