Tag: innovative science

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”

New Technology Recognizes Faces in the Dark, Far Away

For many, normal facial recognition — used in the daylight — has become a facet of everyday life. Whether it’s for identity verification to unlock a smartphone, or trivial social media camera filters — it seems the technology is everywhere. Continue reading “New Technology Recognizes Faces in the Dark, Far Away”

U.S. Army Develops Big Data Approach to Neuroscience

A big data approach to neuroscience promises to significantly improve our understanding of the relationship between brain activity and performance, the U.S. said in a statement. Continue reading “U.S. Army Develops Big Data Approach to Neuroscience”

Leonardo Wins ESA Contract To Build Mini Scientific Lab to Uncover Moon’s Secrets

Leonardo announced today the signing of a €31.5 million contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to build PROSPECT, the onboard drill and miniature lab for the Luna-27 lander, a mission by ESA and Roscosmos, with support from the Italian and UK Space Agencies. Continue reading “Leonardo Wins ESA Contract To Build Mini Scientific Lab to Uncover Moon’s Secrets”

Ames Lab’s Testing Device Speeds Up New Refrigeration Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory is employing a testing device that pairs materials science with engineering systems development. Continue reading “Ames Lab’s Testing Device Speeds Up New Refrigeration Technology”

Raytheon to Modernize USAF’s Missile Warning Architecture

Raytheon Company will help the U.S. Air Force modernize its missile warning architecture with a new system that will collect and fuse data from an array of sensors to provide a comprehensive picture of launch activity under a 5-year, $197 million contract.

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USAF Mobility Command Looks to VR Solutions for Modern C-130 Training

With technology constantly changing, the U.S. Air Force is actively seeking innovative methods to train today’s Airmen with tomorrow’s technology. Continue reading “USAF Mobility Command Looks to VR Solutions for Modern C-130 Training”

U.S. Army Scientists Train Machine Learning Models to Wrangle Dirty Data

U.S. Army researchers have developed a new approach for training machine learning models that can better withstand dirty and deceptive data. Models trained under this method have greatly surpassed other state-of-the-art models in terms of robustness, scientists said. Continue reading “U.S. Army Scientists Train Machine Learning Models to Wrangle Dirty Data”

Lockheed Martin Launches First Smart Satellite Enabling Space Mesh Networking

A new era of space-based computing is now being tested in-orbit that will enable artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud networking and advanced satellite communications in a robust new software-defined architecture. Continue reading “Lockheed Martin Launches First Smart Satellite Enabling Space Mesh Networking”