Category: FUTURISM

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”

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”