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cybersecurity

A new US intelligence assessment claims that over the course of the next 20 years, nation-states will see a rise in targeted offensive cyber-operations...
gun trafficking

A new legislative effort is designed to combat illegal firearms trafficking in the US. A bill introduced by Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME), Patrick Leahy...
911 call centers

Emergency communications centers must operate 24/7 without interruption, so securing their cyber systems is a critical task. The US is currently testing a cybersecurity...
canine for public safety

Many areas with large crowds are known as “soft targets,” meaning they are relatively unprotected against a variety of threats including terrorist attacks and...
counter drone laser

High energy laser systems are becoming a more prevalent tool in the counter-drone arsenal. The US Air Force has awarded Raytheon Technologies a $15.5 million...
Photo illustration US Navy

As the cyber threat landscape continues to evolve, maintaining cybersecurity in the maritime sphere requires more international collaboration.  Cyware, a Virtual Cyber Fusion Platform provider,...
AI

The US Department of Defense has taken another step forward in its push to get the Department AI ready. The DoD’s Joint AI Center...

Workplace accidents are a challenging problem all over the world. In January, US President Biden signed an executive order protecting worker health and safety...

A groundbreaking tracking and location technology will soon allow emergency agencies to pinpoint their firefighters to within centimeters, helping to navigate them quickly and...
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The top part of tanks and other armored vehicles is generally their most vulnerable area. This is the reason why the U.S. Army is...
future forces

A U.S. Army video shows its concept of the soldier of the future. At first glance, it looks like it will only be a...
access control

Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the spread of disease through contact with physical objects, the US Army is looking to...
first responders

Law enforcement and public safety agencies are realizing the potential of using drones to enhance their missions. Drones can do everything from gathering information...
drone-based gas detection

Detection of odorless and invisible gas leaks from pipelines can be challenging and expensive. Current solutions include slow, qualitative, analog sensors or expensive delicate...

The U.S Navy is asking Boeing to build 11 more P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and surveillance aircraft under terms of a $1.6 billion order....

The UK is acquiring an MQ-9A Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Announced by the US Department of Defense (DoD), the $12.9 million Foreign Military...
net counter drone illus.

A counter-drone technology will seamlessly integrate with the Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control system (FAAD C2), the US Army Joint Counter-UAS Office...
night vision

Next generation night vision capabilities will soon be provided to US soldiers. Microsoft will build mixed-reality (virtual and augmented reality) headsets for the US...
aircraft carrier

Nearly two-thirds of the aircraft flying off U.S. Navy carriers could be unmanned someday, including the possibility of drone fighter jets, a top aviation...
deepfake

Deepfakes, an AI-based technology to create false content, have become easier than ever to make. The FBI suspects Russian and Chinese actors are using...
bullets

Microstamping is a proprietary ballistics identification technology. Now gun control advocates in the US are making a new attempt to force the gun industry...
naval UAVs

The US Navy and Marine Corps are making a serious effort to more heavily incorporate drones into their operations. The developing abilities of competitors such...