Geo-politics

Geo-politics

defense capabilities

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South Korea has been upgrading its defense capabilities in several fields. Seoul is reserving $218 million from its revised mid-term defense plan on cybersecurity...
special forces

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More than a year after the U.S. Department of Defense repealed a longtime ban on women serving in ground combat assignments, relatively few have...
Vertical Take-off and Landing

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Aurora’s XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) XPlane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft has recently completed its planned flight test program at the...
chemical warfare agent

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A DARPA program, developing a system for on-site neutralization of bulk stores of chemical warfare agents (CWA), has successfully demonstrated a waterless soil-scrubbing technology...
energy monitor

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A pilot program launched by the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) in late 2015 is beginning to bear fruit.  ONR and the Massachusetts...
anti-drone

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Anti-drone surveillance systems will protect sensitive Swiss government infrastructure. Rheinmetall AG has won two important orders for protecting the central prison in Lenzburg and...
new technologies

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A new augmented reality helmet will be among the new technologies tested at the forthcoming US Navy Trident Warrior exercise, where US sailors are...
security checks

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London’s Luton airport is introducing a new technology to help cut down delays during security checks. The new cloud-based planning platform will help staff...
supply drone

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A promising supply drone is under development. Essentially an unmanned cargo container, the drone is one of a number of related projects the Marine...
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

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A new autonomous underwater vehicle under development with the assistance of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will help the coast guard with...
robot

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Boston Dynamics has officially unveiled its latest robot after footage leaked earlier in February showing the new design. Known as "Handle" the new research...
Radar Warning Receiver

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A Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) was successfully demonstrated on a Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 UAV. The results were recently announced by Predator’s manufacturer,...
sensor coating

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A new method of creating flexible, printable electronics that combine sensors and processing circuitry was developed by MIT researchers. The work was supported by...
uav

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The Iranian tactical unmanned aerial vehicle Mohajer-6 was showcased recently. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani unveiled the Mohajer-6 UAV and the domestic training jet Kosar,...
manned/unmanned teaming

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A successful demonstration of manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency and effectiveness for the warfighter was conducted by Lockheed Martin’s experimental engineering department, Skunk...
commercialization

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The commercialization of new technologies or products requires experience and expertise. The US Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) is now...
UAV

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The US Navy has modified the concept development contracts of the four aerospace companies competing to build the service’s MQ-25A Stingray aerial refueling UAV...
data fusion

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The large amount of data streamed from a wide variety of sensors has been a challenge to the data fusion research community.  Weapons developers...
situational awareness

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  A new security system which brings together up-to-the-minute information on key security developments in Iraq and the implications for companies operating in the region...
robot

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The U.S. Army launches several competitions to define its future robot unmanned ground systems fleet, in a move that may transform the ground robotics...

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