Tag: innovative science

French Defense Procurement Agency Receives First Terrestrial Micro-Robots

The French defense procurement agency (DGA) on December 18, 2019 took delivery of the first five NERVA-LG extended range reconnaissance micro-robots. They have already been transferred to the Army Technical Section (STAT) for further assessment in order to refine the concept of employment before being put into the forces, according to a statement from the DGA. Continue reading “French Defense Procurement Agency Receives First Terrestrial Micro-Robots”

Raytheon Building Machine Learning System That Knows What it Knows

Raytheon is developing a machine learning technology under a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the Competency Aware Machine Learning program. Continue reading “Raytheon Building Machine Learning System That Knows What it Knows”

ESA, European Defence Agency (EDA) to Jointly Explore AI, Drone Projects

Space-based services have fast become essential to Europe’s safety and security. In 2017, a previous European Space Agency – European Defence Agency Implementing Agreement demonstrated the use of space-based assets to respond to threats from toxic and hazardous materials, announced in a press release today. Continue reading “ESA, European Defence Agency (EDA) to Jointly Explore AI, Drone Projects”

Rolls-Royce Develops World-First Electrical Technology for Next-Generation Tempest Programme

Over the last five years, Rolls-Royce has been pioneering world-first technology that will contribute to the UK’s next-generation Tempest programme. Continue reading “Rolls-Royce Develops World-First Electrical Technology for Next-Generation Tempest Programme”

India’s HAL and Wipro 3D to Collaborate on Additive Technology

India’s state-owned aerospace and defence manufacturer HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited) and Wipro 3D, the metal additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), have signed an MOU recently to design, develop, prove out, manufacture and repair of Aerospace Components using Metal Additive Technology. Continue reading “India’s HAL and Wipro 3D to Collaborate on Additive Technology”

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”

Meet Pyxis, the Infrared Drone Camera

U.S. Army researchers enhanced the military’s capabilities to detect and identify hidden targets with a new advancement in thermal imaging technology. Continue reading “Meet Pyxis, the Infrared Drone Camera”

Will Future Warfighter Uniforms Include Wearable Technology?

Researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological Center are looking to LEDs to help warfighters battle against chemical warfare agents (CWA). Co-primary investigators, Hui Wang, Ph.D. and John Landers, Ph.D. are investigating ways to embed tiny light sources in warfighter uniforms. Continue reading “Will Future Warfighter Uniforms Include Wearable Technology?”

U.S. Army Scientist Focuses on Biomass-to-Energy Research

Generating a constant source of energy to power devices remains a top priority for Soldiers in the field. U.S. Army research on transforming native, ubiquitous vegetation into a reliable, small-scale fuel source could help reduce the volume of energy supplies Soldiers have to carry, such as batteries and electric generators. Continue reading “U.S. Army Scientist Focuses on Biomass-to-Energy Research”

U.S. Army Develops Multi-Purpose Robots

The Robotics University at Fort Leonard Wood, Training Area 211, is ready to field a new robot — the Man Transportation Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc II) — to be used by the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy for multiple purposes, including explosive ordnance disposal and detection of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards.
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