QinetiQ Leads Next Phase of Unmanned Systems Exploitation

As an important part of our ongoing work into unmanned vehicle command and control (C2) for defence applications, we are pleased to announce we have recently been awarded a significant new contract to lead phase five of the Maritime Autonomous Platform Exploitation (MAPLE) project for the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl). Continue reading “QinetiQ Leads Next Phase of Unmanned Systems Exploitation”

Lockheed Martin Cyber & Electronic Warfare System Moves into Next Phase of Development

Electromagnetic spectrum and cyber domain capabilities are converging to provide advanced combat weapon systems for warfighters. Continue reading “Lockheed Martin Cyber & Electronic Warfare System Moves into Next Phase of Development”

Royal Navy Trials Underwater Gliders That Can Aid Submarine Hunters

Underwater gliders that can rapidly send vital information that could give an extra edge to the Royal Navy’s submarine-hunting operations are being rigorously trialed in the North Atlantic. Continue reading “Royal Navy Trials Underwater Gliders That Can Aid Submarine Hunters”

Hensoldt Develops Modular Airborne Electronic Combat System: Kalætron Attack.

Sensor solution provider Hensoldt has developed a modular airborne electronic combat system: Kalætron Attack. By neutralising enemy fire control radars at different distances, it preserves freedom of movement for the air forces that deploy it and their allies, even when faced with state-of-the-art air defence systems. Continue reading “Hensoldt Develops Modular Airborne Electronic Combat System: Kalætron Attack.”

New R&T Project to Improve Resilience of Cold Weather Operations

The European Defence Agency’s Steering Board has green-lit the launch of a new research project aimed at studying ways and means of improving the operational outfit and equipment of Armed Forces operating in extreme cold and icy weather conditions. Continue reading “New R&T Project to Improve Resilience of Cold Weather Operations”

Emerging Technology Combined Test Force Successfully Completes Flight Tests on Newest Autonomous Aircraft Testbed

The U.S. Emerging Technology Combined Test Force successfully completed flight tests on its newest autonomous aircraft testbed last month at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Continue reading “Emerging Technology Combined Test Force Successfully Completes Flight Tests on Newest Autonomous Aircraft Testbed”

U.S. Army’s MEDHUB System Proven Effective for Operational Use

The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity’s Warfighter Health, Performance, and Evacuation Project Management Office initiated operational exercises in the fall of 2019 to assess the capabilities of its Medical Hands-free Unified Broadcast system, better known as MEDHUB, and the results were highly favorable. Continue reading “U.S. Army’s MEDHUB System Proven Effective for Operational Use”

Northrop Grumman’s Digital Cockpit Completes Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

Northrop Grumman Corporation supplied digital cockpit upgrades to the integrated avionics suite for the U.S. Army’s UH-60V Black Hawk, which recently completed initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E). The completion of IOT&E marks a significant milestone for the UH-60V program on the pathway to full-rate production. Continue reading “Northrop Grumman’s Digital Cockpit Completes Initial Operational Test and Evaluation”

U.S. Army Researchers Investigate Eye-Pupil Size Changes as a Means to Enable Teaming with Autonomous Agents

A team of U.S. Army and academic researchers are investigating how eye-pupil size changes can indicate a person’s cognitive state as a means to enable teaming with autonomous agents. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Investigate Eye-Pupil Size Changes as a Means to Enable Teaming with Autonomous Agents”

Lockheed Martin’s New DARPA Contract Could Disrupt the Future of Space

DARPA has awarded Lockheed Martin a $5.8 million contract for the first phase of satellite integration on the Blackjack program. Continue reading “Lockheed Martin’s New DARPA Contract Could Disrupt the Future of Space”