Tag: innovative science

Interview with Shahar Gal, CEO, General Robotics

Shahar Gal, CEO of Israel-based General Robotics spoke exclusively to Defence Hound on what inspired him to start the company and how the development of the DOGO robot is helping special forces around the world with enhanced situational awareness. Continue reading “Interview with Shahar Gal, CEO, General Robotics”

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”

Honeywell Announces Plan to Launch Powerful Quantum Computer

Honeywell has announced it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing that accelerates the capability of quantum computers and will enable the company to release the world’s most powerful quantum computer within the next three months. Continue reading “Honeywell Announces Plan to Launch Powerful Quantum Computer”

U.S. Army Researchers Enhance AI Critical to Soldier-Machine Teamwork

Artificial intelligence possesses the capacity to achieve incredible results, but cannot always work alone. Researchers identified two key components in successful human-machine collaboration that may enhance how the U.S. Army will fight in the future. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Enhance AI Critical to Soldier-Machine Teamwork”

Ground-Breaking Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight

PHASA-35, a 35m wingspan solar-electric aircraft, has successfully completed its maiden flight. The landmark flight paves the way to this new aircraft becoming a game-changer in the air and space market, plugging the gap between aircraft and satellite technology, BAE Systems announced. Continue reading “Ground-Breaking Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight”

Future Soldiers May Get Improved Helmet Padding: U.S. Army

U.S. Army researchers and industry partners recently published a study showing how they developed new materials and manufacturing methods to create higher-performing helmet padding that reduces the likelihood of head injury in combat and recreational helmets. Continue reading “Future Soldiers May Get Improved Helmet Padding: U.S. Army”

UK’s DSTL, Australian Astronomers Collaborate in Deep Space Situational Awareness

Operational and retired satellites orbiting more than 36,000 km above the Earth will be tracked in a collaborative international experiment by scientists from the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and amateur astronomers from Australia and the UK. Continue reading “UK’s DSTL, Australian Astronomers Collaborate in Deep Space Situational Awareness”

U.S. Army Develops Cutting-Edge, Durable 3D Printing Technology

U.S. Army scientists are on the brink of pioneering additive-manufacturing technology to help Soldiers quickly swap out broken plastic components with durable 3D printed replacements, according to a press release. Continue reading “U.S. Army Develops Cutting-Edge, Durable 3D Printing Technology”

U.S. Army Researchers Pursue Soldier Protection Technologies

When faced with battlefield threats, American Soldiers depend more than ever on body armor to protect them. To adapt to the evolving dangers of getting shot, the Army created a flagship program dedicated to protection technologies. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Pursue Soldier Protection Technologies”

BAE Systems to Develop Advanced Analytics to Detect Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat Activity

BAE Systems has received funding from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office to develop advanced analytics technology that will assist in the detection and deterrence of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) activity, helping to ensure national security. Continue reading “BAE Systems to Develop Advanced Analytics to Detect Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat Activity”