Raytheon announced Tuesday that the firm is developing a first of its kind neural network that explains itself, under the Defense Research Project Agency's (DARPA) Explainable Artificial Intelligence program (XAI). The XAI program aims to create a suite of machine learning techniques that produce more explainable models while maintaining a high level of performance
Boeing announced investment in Digital Alloys, Inc., that develops high-speed, multi-metal additive manufacturing systems for 3D-printed parts for aerospace and other production applications
The Pentagon has awarded a $480 million worth US Air Force contract to Lockheed Martin for second hypersonic weapon prototype known as Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) or “Arrow”. Under a not-to-exceed $480,000,000 undefinitized contract, Lockheed Martin will provide “ARRW critical design review and test and production readiness support”, the Department of defense announced Monday
Russia aircraft maker ‘Ilyushin plans to modernize the Antonov An-124 heavy-lift transport plane at the cost of over $52.5 million, the company said in its annual procurement plan for 2018
In a public solicitation last Friday, the US Army announced its intention to purchase an airborne high-powered microwave system from Lockheed Martin, for use against drones. The high-powered microwave system would be mounted to an aircraft would disable fixed-wing or quadcopter drones with a beam of focused radiation, as reported by TheVerge News
South Koreas defense ministry announced Wednesday its plans to invest in big data and 3D printing technologies as part of the Defense Reform 2.0 initiative to help strengthen military logistics security
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a collaboration agreement with DOK-ING D.O
Saab has received an order for self-protection system from BAE Systems for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft to defeat radar and IR guided threats, the company said in a statement today. The order-agreement with BAE Systems consists of development, production, support and future sales of the Smart Dispenser System (SDS) for the Royal Air Forces (RAF) Typhoons and future Eurofighter opportunities
India's Tata Technologies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vidarbha Defense Industries Association (VDIA) to set up a new aerospace and defense center in Nagpur in the western state of Maharashtra. The Indian government will help promote technological capabilities and develop skilled resources setting up 'NIRMAN', a not-for-profit common facilitation centre for aerospace and defence and 'UDAN', an initiative to provide competency-based education for engineering institutes and universities, the company said in a statement Monday
A Chinese military scientist has developed a Full Electric Propulsion (FEP) for Chinas next-generation warships, including aircraft carriers and destroyers. This means the power system for China's new warships will become more intelligent and can supply more power to the weapons system
The United States' Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently completed Phase 2 flight tests of its Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program demonstrating advanced algorithms performing real-world tasks without human assistance. FLA performs tasks dangerous for humans – such as pre-mission reconnaissance in a hostile urban setting or searching damaged structures for survivors following an earthquake, DARPA said in a statement Wednesday
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