Category: FUTURISM

U.S. Department of Energy to Invest $2 Million in Neuromorphic Computing Research

The¬†U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)¬†announced a plan to provide $2 million for basic research to advance neuromorphic computing. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Energy to Invest $2 Million in Neuromorphic Computing Research”

US Army to Consider Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuel Options

Commercial-led advancements in electric vehicle technology have pushed the U.S. Army Futures and Concepts Center to take a hard look at the capability and find ways to integrate it throughout the Army’s wheeled-vehicle fleet, the program’s director said. Continue reading “US Army to Consider Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuel Options”

Self-Powered Devices Will Be a Game-Changer for Future Warfighters

Imagine if you could wrap a small, thin piece of transparent material around any surface and it would charge electronic devices such as your phone or laptop. Thanks to Army researchers, this idea could be a reality for future warfighters in combat. Continue reading “Self-Powered Devices Will Be a Game-Changer for Future Warfighters”

Virtual Training Becomes Reality for Royal Netherlands Navy

Technical students from the Royal Netherlands Navy can now make virtual acquaintance with naval ships. They do this with a Virtual Reality (VR) programme that Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), Thales Nederland and the maritime innovation cluster Extended Reality developed for them. Continue reading “Virtual Training Becomes Reality for Royal Netherlands Navy”

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”

New U.S. Army Tech Guides Soldiers in Complete Darkness

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously undetectable. Continue reading “New U.S. Army Tech Guides Soldiers in Complete Darkness”

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”

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”

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”

TX Ship: A New Concept in Autonomous Naval Vessels

Thales and Steller Systems have launched a new concept in warship design at DSEI, offering an evolutionary link from manned warships, through lean-manning, to a fully autonomous platform. Continue reading “TX Ship: A New Concept in Autonomous Naval Vessels”