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DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Create Autonomy Software for Multi-Domain Mission Planning

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop software that will enable semi-autonomous multi-domain mission planning. Continue reading “DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Create Autonomy Software for Multi-Domain Mission Planning”

Raytheon Unveils Synthetic Training Environment

Raytheon unveiled a new immersive military training product today at I/ITSEC, the world’s largest modeling, simulation and training event. Continue reading “Raytheon Unveils Synthetic Training Environment”

Will Future Warfighter Uniforms Include Wearable Technology?

Researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological Center are looking to LEDs to help warfighters battle against chemical warfare agents (CWA). Co-primary investigators, Hui Wang, Ph.D. and John Landers, Ph.D. are investigating ways to embed tiny light sources in warfighter uniforms. Continue reading “Will Future Warfighter Uniforms Include Wearable Technology?”

U.S. Army Soldiers Test New Battlefield Smoke Generating System

U.S. Army soldiers recently finished the final phases of testing a new battlefield smoke-producing system to conceal units during combat at Fort Carson, Colorado. Continue reading “U.S. Army Soldiers Test New Battlefield Smoke Generating System”

U.S. Army Researchers Improve Next-Generation Aircraft Engines

The U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program is one of the modernization priorities for Army leadership. With the use of advanced X-ray diagnostics, scientists have a better understanding of gas turbine combustor inlet conditions, which is critical for the design and development of engines for the next generation of Army aircraft. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Improve Next-Generation Aircraft Engines”

French Military Flies Experimental SIGINT Aerostat

CERBERE (Experimental SIGINT Capability for Balloons and Light Aerostats), an airborne demonstrator measuring the electromagnetic environment, has been tested by the Directorate General of Armament (DGA) near Lorient (Morbihan). Continue reading “French Military Flies Experimental SIGINT Aerostat”

Innovative Hearing Protection May Protect Military Working Dogs

Military working dogs played a vital role in the recent Raid and death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; however, temporary and permanent hearing loss due to high-decibel noise in training, transport and operations put these animals at risk. Now, thanks to an Army small business innovation program, canines may have new gear to protect their ears. Continue reading “Innovative Hearing Protection May Protect Military Working Dogs”

U.S. Navy Tests Autonomous Vehicles for Dry-Dock Inspections

Autonomous vehicles recently used for a collaborative competition are putting real-world application to the test by leveraging machine learning to support U.S. Naval maintenance activities. Continue reading “U.S. Navy Tests Autonomous Vehicles for Dry-Dock Inspections”

Northrop Grumman, Carnegie Mellon to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Projects

Northrop Grumman and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have formally signed a master research agreement (MRA) that will help foster innovation between the two organizations. Continue reading “Northrop Grumman, Carnegie Mellon to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Projects”

BAE Systems to Innovate Electronic Warfare Jamming Technology for U.S. Army

BAE Systems was awarded research and development funding through the U.S. Army to create an advanced radar jamming technology. Continue reading “BAE Systems to Innovate Electronic Warfare Jamming Technology for U.S. Army”