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The AI arms race won’t be like previous competitions, and both the United States and China could be left in the dust.
Recently, one of us spent a week in China discussing the future of war with a group of American and Chinese academics. Everyone speculated about the role
Researchers at IARPA and Lockheed Martin used artificial intelligence to identify more than 100 objects a second in satellite imagery. They were right 83 percent of the time.
Some technology includes remotely operated vehicles, unmanned underwater vehicles and aerial drones combined with sensors to detect and analyze ordnance.
The HELIOS contract seeks to develop technologies that can enhance the intelligence gathering capabilities within the elusive agency and prevent
China aims to “leapfrog” US military in 10 years with unhackable computers and stealth-defeating radar.
As more robots take the role of humans on the battlefield, figuring out what tasks will remain in human hands is vital.
Elon Musk’s rocket startup says it might join the space arms race.
A new book explores how common flaws in human reasoning drew the U.S. into Vietnam — and how tomorrow’s leaders can avoid them.
DefenseWebTV Published on Aug 28, 2018 Editorial team of Army Recognition Defense and Security present the top 10 military innovation of the Russian defense industry at Army-2018 International Military Technical Forum in the Patriotic Park Expo, Moscow Region, Russia. Summary of this video: 00:35 BMP-1AM Basurmanin based on BMP-1 tracked IFV fitted with BTR-82A turret armed with 30mm automatic cannon 00:54 New T-90M also nicknamed Proryv-3, upgrade of T-90M with new armour and remotely operated weapon station 01:33 Listva 15M107 remote-controlled demining based on BPM-97 6×6 armored vehicle chassis 02:00 Russian-made Kronshtadt Group Orion-E MALE (medium-altitude long-endurance) UAS Unmanned Aerial System 03:29 Kalashnikov Group project of military engineer and combat tasks robot 04:04 Russian Company Technica SL-STS Sarma Special Forces 4×4 all-terrain vehicle 05:01 RADA MMS BVSVT 500 coaxial drone helicopter and small drone helicopter 06:40 UBIM tracked engineer armoured vehicle based on T-90 main battle tank 08:14 Kamaz-5350 Patrol 4×4 combat armoured vehicle fitted with mine rollers and operated by remote control 08:39 New Buk-M3 Viking medium-range air defense missile system with it new radar able to track and engage up to 36 targets simultaneously.
India has for the first time fired a BrahMos missile from a Sukhoi Su-30 plane, with the country’s Defense Ministry claiming the air-launch a success.
The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) continues fulfilling the contract with the Russian Defense Ministry to upgrade antisubmarine warfare Il-38 aircraft. They are operational in the Russian naval aviation. The Ilyushin Company is extending the life cycle of remaining aircraft and equipping them with modern onboard complexes. The aircraft are engaged both in defense and rescue operations. In the meantime, the Russian Navy plans to order a new-generation antisubmarine patrol aircraft. Its design for the naval aviation is nearing completion, the UAC said.
Fewer Reapers and more quadcopters suggest one direction for future drone acquisitions.
Developed in conjunction with a NATO military, the new software can meet both military and law enforcement needs.
Retracing drone flights from data left on surviving circuits could improve base security and counter-drone technologies.
U.S. Air Force hits point of no return on multidomain operational strategy.
The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware and software configured to enable 4th-Generation aircraft to command drones from the cockpit in the air.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland—The U.S. Navy has finalized its list of countries that can purchase the AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) and Lockheed Martin anticipates exporting the cruise missile in three …
The Boeing-made tanker has encountered yet another set of issues.
Lawmakers finalized a $674.4 billion defense spending bill. Here’s what’s in it.
Can Lockheed Martin’s global production system meet ambitious delivery, pricing targets?
Modernizing America’s aerial arsenal with advanced capabilities is not an optional activity.
The U.S. surface Navy is moving rapidly toward buying a new large surface ship that will replace the aging cruisers.
An infantry unit will get Strykers, and a Stryker brigade will shift to tanks, part of the Pentagon\’s focus on great-power competition.
The new tropical uniforms come at a time when the Corps has been fixated on the Pacific.
Marines in Hawaii have been testing the new tropical uniforms.
John Allen also has a patent on a quadcopter mothership.
The State Department approved a $75 million deal for Raytheon to million upgrade and maintain Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems operated by Britain’s Royal Navy.
This closer defense cooperation format could also include neighboring Poland and Hungary.
By setting up multiple sensors, researchers have learned to “see” what’s out of sight.
DARPA wants to change the game for high-efficiency circuitry.
Remembering the era of portable atomic bombs.
A team of marine archaeologists said they believe they may have found the resting place of the vessel – used by the British explorer on a voyage of discovery to Australia in 1768.