Training

Training

Virtual, also known as synthetic training, provides flexibility. US Marines will soon be able to participate in joint simulated training exercises thanks to new...
electromagnetic spectrum, Photo illus. soldiers by US National Archives

In a jamming environment, emergency response or law enforcement missions may be compromised by the lack or unreliability of communications. A counter-jamming exercise held...
photo illus. VR simulator from dvids.hub.net

The US Army seeks new enabling technologies in augmented reality, mixed reality, and virtual reality for future Army simulation and mission rehearsal systems for...
AI, photo illus. by Pixabay

By comparing a machine-learning algorithm with human reasoning, the user can be exposed to the 'thinking' patterns of the system and be able to...
UAV, photo by General Atomics

In an intriguing experiment, an unmanned aircraft was used with virtual tools to perform swarm action. ASI-GA, a provider of remote-controlled aircraft systems, is...
Photo illustration IDF soldiers training by IDF FLICKR

Following four recent incidents of unmanned aerial vehicles entering Israel’s territory during the last few weeks, Israel and the US conducted a joint counter...
Photo F-16 by Media and Public Affairs Bureau Israel Min. of Defense

Israel Ministry of Defense sent four additional F-16s (Falcon) to the US and completed the delivery of a total of 12 fighter jets to...
Photo illus. smart city by Pxfuel

Cities are challenged by diverse and complex urban planning issues on the way to the realization of a sustainable society in a smart city...
photo illus by AETC US AIR FORCE

Controversy over the fate of an advanced headset project for the US Army, combining high-resolution night, thermal, and soldier-borne sensors. While a report by Business...
patrol boat

Israel is taking part in a massive naval exercise underway in the Middle East, which incorporates unmanned vehicles and artificial intelligence to test out...

The US Air Force is funding a new augmented reality (AR) initiative for pilot training. Red 6, an AR technology firm that provides military...
satellite information

The Israeli Air Force opened the 7th Wing’s united school for elite air units. The school will instruct and train the Air Force’s special...

The US Department of Defense warns that cybersecurity tests are not tough enough. A lack of operationally-realistic threat testing and inadequately resourced program offices...
data

In military training sessions, simulation tools usually generate a huge volume of data. Accessing training data can benefit senior officials, who can explore where...

DARPA (the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) wants to ensure that algorithms can be developed, validated and deployed more efficiently to enable autonomous...

On Jan. 8, the IDF Spokesman in Arabic Maj. Avichay Adraee released images of the Hezbollah drone downed last week as it was flying...
smart city

Smart cities are using pioneering technologies like IoT, 5G, AI, and more to optimize operations and efficiently manage resources. Innovation in smart city applications...
pilot training

A next-generation virtual reality and mixed reality (VR and MR) headset is dubbed a game-changer in enhanced pilot training. The XTAL 3 VR and...

This year, the Oculus Virtual Reality app by Facebook (now: Meta) was the most downloaded application on Apple’s App Store on December 25, suggesting...

Joining forces in coping with emerging cyber threats. The Joint Cyber Defense Division (JCDD) of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and the US Cyber...

Metaverse, the next internet revolution, represents a shift in how we interact with technology. The technologies that make up the metaverse can include virtual...
Photo illus. cybersecurity by Pixabay

Military computer networks are under persistent threat from malicious cyber hackers, so network security experts must be able to assess their cyber vulnerabilities and...