Category: UPDATES

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”

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Lockheed Martin’s ATHENA Successfully Defends Drone Threat

Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated its laser weapon system for the U.S. Air Force at a government test range at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where the system successfully engaged and shot down multiple fixed-wing and rotary drones. Continue reading “Lockheed Martin’s ATHENA Successfully Defends Drone Threat”

U.S. DOD Announces Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for 5G Technology

The U.S. Department of Defense today announced that in November it will issue a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) focused on large-scale experimentation and prototyping of 5G technologies. Continue reading “U.S. DOD Announces Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for 5G Technology”

Northrop Grumman Utilizes Dozens of Unmanned Vehicles to Deliver Unique Performance in DARPA Swarm Test

Northrop Grumman Corporation demonstrated progress toward successful heterogeneous unmanned vehicle (UxV) swarming with the test of Rapid Integration Swarm Ecosystem (RISE) at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) second field experiment. Continue reading “Northrop Grumman Utilizes Dozens of Unmanned Vehicles to Deliver Unique Performance in DARPA Swarm Test”

DARPA Seeks Novel Urban Swarm Capabilities, Enhancements to Physical Testbeds

Cities present multiple challenges for ground units as they attempt to navigate and search tall buildings amid tight spaces with limited sight lines. Continue reading “DARPA Seeks Novel Urban Swarm Capabilities, Enhancements to Physical Testbeds”

US Navy Releases RFP for Large Unmanned Surface Vessel Conceptual Designs

The U.S. Navy released a request for proposals to industry for the award of multiple conceptual designs of the Navy’s first block of Large Unmanned Surface Vessels (LUSV), Sept. 5. Continue reading “US Navy Releases RFP for Large Unmanned Surface Vessel Conceptual Designs”

General Dynamics Knifefish UUV First to Achieve Critical Acquisition Milestone

General Dynamics Mission Systems’ Knifefish surface mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) has achieved Milestone C, providing approval for the system to enter into low-rate initial production (LRIP). Continue reading “General Dynamics Knifefish UUV First to Achieve Critical Acquisition Milestone”

Autonomy Pivotal for a Future Ready Australian Army

Locally developed autonomous technologies will enhance the Australian Army’s current armoured personnel carriers in a demonstration project that could take soldiers off future battlefields. Continue reading “Autonomy Pivotal for a Future Ready Australian Army”

ThyssenKrupp Awarded with Approval for Additive Manufacturing by DNV GL

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems works closely together with international customers on the integration of additive manufactured parts on ships and submarines and therefore has a need for parts with acceptance test certification. Continue reading “ThyssenKrupp Awarded with Approval for Additive Manufacturing by DNV GL”

U.S. Army Research Lab Selects 3D Systems to Develop World’s Largest, Fastest Metal Powder 3D Printer

3D Systems today announced it has been awarded a $15 million contract by the U.S Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory, also known as ARL, to create the world’s largest, fastest, most precise metal 3D printer.

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