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Lockheed Martin, Google in DARPA Team for Automatic Identification of Falsified Media

March 3, 2021 @ 07:35 AM

DARPA on Monday announced four research teams selected for the Semantic Forensics (SemaFor) program to develop technologies capable of automating the detection of falsified media assets. Four teams of researchers will focus on developing three specific types of algorithms: semantic detection, attribution, and characterization algorithms

Over 140 Companies Secure U.S. DoD’s $12.6 Billion Information Technology Enterprise Contract

March 3, 2021 @ 04:02 AM

Some 125 plus companies including Accenture, At & T Corp and BAE Systems were awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts under the Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise (SITE III) contract vehicle with a combined ceiling value of $12,600,000,000. This SITE III contract will address the evolving needs vital to the security of the U

AeroVironment Acquires Artificial Intelligence Specialist, Intelligent Systems Group for $30M

February 26, 2021 @ 08:17 AM

AeroVironment said it acquired Progeny Systems Corporations Intelligent Systems Group (ISG) for $30 million earlier this week. Under the terms of the transaction, AeroVironment acquired ISG for $30 million in cash and an earnout for Progeny Systems Corporation of up to $6 million over three years, based on the achievement of...

U.K. Royal Navy Orders Saab Digital Towers

February 24, 2021 @ 01:02 PM

Saab has signed a contract with the U.K

IAI, Matrix to Establish an AI Development Center for Automated Target Detection

February 23, 2021 @ 06:27 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Matrix Defense said Monday that they have established a joint Artificial Intelligence (AI)-development center. The two companies will co-develop AI, machine learning (ML) and Big Data-driven solutions to be integrated into IAIs satellite and space systems, defense and attack systems, missiles, homing heads, electro-optical payloads, and...

Naval Group Launches Research Lab to Advance Humans’ Interaction with Autonomous Systems

February 23, 2021 @ 06:07 AM

A new International Research Laboratory (IRL) being launched by Naval Group on Monday will focus on humans-autonomous agents teaming: an area of research at the interface of artificial intelligence, computer science, engineering, technology, human factors and psychology. The French Australian Laboratory for Humans-Autonomous Agents Teaming, shortened to CROSSING, is a collaboration between the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), the University of Adelaide, Flinders University, the University of South Australia, French technological university IMT Atlantique, and Naval Group, the only industrial partner

L3Harris Technologies Launches Next Generation Power Amplifier at IDEX-2021

February 22, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

L3Harris Technologies today introduced a next generation, software-defined power amplifier at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2021 in Abu Dhabi February 21-25. The L3Harris RF-410 Next Generation Power Amplifier (NGPA) maximizes mission flexibility and enhances tactical agility by eliminating the need for multiple power amplifiers

Israel’s Camero-Tech Launches Xaver System to Detect Live Objects Behind Walls

February 19, 2021 @ 05:30 AM

Israeli company Camero-Tech has launched Xaver LR80 (XLR80) system, which enables detection of live objects behind walls, at distances of over 100 meters. “For the first time, military forces, law enforcement agencies and first responders are able to detect live objects beyond the wall from a long range of over 100 meters,” the company said in a release Thursday

Thales, Airbus to Upgrade France's Joint Electronic Warfare Capabilities

February 11, 2021 @ 10:17 AM

The French defence procurement agency (DGA) today awarded Thales and Airbus a contract for the new joint tactical signals intelligence (SIGINT) system to upgrade the French forces' critical signals monitoring, direction finding and spectrum analysis capabilities. The 10-year contract will equip the three armed forces with a common information system and set of sensors and is designated a high-impact programme (PEM1), alongside CONTACT and SCORPION, under France's defence spending plan

North Korea Stole $304 Million in Cryptocurrency Exchange Hack: UN report

February 10, 2021 @ 11:22 AM

State-sponsored North Korean hackers stole some $304 million worth of cryptocurrencies through cyber-attacks in mid-2020, a confidential UN report said.

S.Korea to Develop Long-Range Air Defense Radar

February 8, 2021 @ 05:56 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has launched a project to develop an indigenous long-range air defense radar. DAPA said it has signed a four-year development project valued 46 billion won ($41 million) with LIG Nex1

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