Category: FUTURISM

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”

SCD to Lead Israeli National Consortium on Next-Generation Smart Imaging Technologies

SCD ‒ a global leader in the development and manufacture of a wide range of cooled and uncooled infrared detectors and high-power laser diodes ‒ will lead the Israeli national Smart Imaging consortium, supported by the Israeli Innovation Authority (MAGNET Consortium Program). Continue reading “SCD to Lead Israeli National Consortium on Next-Generation Smart Imaging Technologies”

French Air Force To Establish Space Command

The French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly has signed the decree establishing and organizing the Space Command (Commandement de l’Espace, CDE) within the French Air Force. Continue reading “French Air Force To Establish Space Command”

The James Bond of Polymers Can Self-Destruct When Exposed To Sunlight

A polymer that self-destructs? While once a fictional idea, new polymers now exist that are rugged enough to ferry packages or sensors into hostile territory and vaporize immediately upon a military mission’s completion. Continue reading “The James Bond of Polymers Can Self-Destruct When Exposed To Sunlight”

Innovative AI System Could Help Make U.S. Army Fuel Cells More Efficient

As part of an effort to address the gap the U.S. Army faces in the need for long-lasting power and batteries for warfighters, the U.S Army Research Office funded a research team who developed an artificial intelligence system that officials say identifies a promising material for creating more efficient fuel cells. Continue reading “Innovative AI System Could Help Make U.S. Army Fuel Cells More Efficient”

China Unveils Brain-Computer Interface Chip: Local Media

China has announced a breakthrough in Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) chip research, with its first BCI chip “Brain Talker”, according to Xinhua News Agency. Continue reading “China Unveils Brain-Computer Interface Chip: Local Media”

Deep learning May Help the U.S. Army Make Sense of Weak, Corrupted Signals

Scientists at the U.S. Army’s corporate research laboratory are developing a new algorithm that could improve image and audio identification for intelligence gathering on the battlefield.

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