The United States Air Force Space Fence system detected the breakup field from an anti-satellite test conducted by India during a scheduled endurance exercise of the new space surveillance radar. As a US satellite, MICROSAT-R was expected to pass through the un-cued surveillance fence, Space Fence automatically issued a "breakup alert" indicating there were multiple objects within close proximity
Rheinmetall has completed series of comprehensive trials with a weapon station with a laser weapon technology. In combination with a laser, the weapon station demonstrated its speed and precision in tests conducted in December 2018
France has awarded a hypersonic glider demonstrator project to ArianeGroup, which will be conducted under overall project management by the French defence procurement agency, DGA, as announced by Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly on 21st January. The programme is designated V-max (véhicule manoeuvrant expérimental or experimental manoeuvring vehicle)
The InSight Mars Lander, designed and built by Lockheed Martin, navigated the dramatic entry and descent through the Martian atmosphere and touched down on Elysium Planitia in the equatorial region of Mars yesterday. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor responsible for the complete spacecraft system – cruise stage, aeroshell and the lander itself
The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is currently working on 20 different artificial intelligence (AI) programs. First announced in September, the DARPA AI Next campaign is a multi-year, upwards of $2 billion investment in new and existing programs to create the third wave of AI technologies
A novel ground-launched hypersonic boost glide weapons program, called Operational Fires (OpFires) to penetrate modern enemy air defenses will soon be launched by the US Army and the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The OpFires program will soon kick off with three performers awarded contracts to begin work: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Exquadrum, and Sierra Nevada Corporation
Experts at BAE Systems are developing technologies to enable pilots to control the fighter jet of the future with the blink of an eye. BAE Systems specialist team of Human Factors engineers collaborates with pilots to better understand and anticipate their needs in this challenging environment
Lockheed Martin has introduced the Multi-Domain Synchronized Effects Tool (MDSET), which links traditionally stove-piped resources to create synergistic effects and shorten the “data to decision cycle”. “In planning missions, our troops need the agility to succeed amidst uncertainty,” said Dr
The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced a more than $2 Billion investment into “AI Next”, the future wave of artificial intelligence technologies to create collaborative partnerships between humans and machines. Under AI Next, key areas to be explored may include automating critical DoD business processes, such as security clearance vetting in a week or accrediting software systems in one day for operational deployment; improving the robustness and reliability of AI systems; enhancing the security and resiliency of machine learning and AI technologies; reducing power, data, and performance inefficiencies; and pioneering the next generation of AI algorithms and...
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
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
Raytheon's Small Diameter Bomb II, or SDB II or StormBreaker has entered the operational testing phase followed by the completion of Operational Test Readiness Review in Spring 2018. StormBreaker will be fielded first on the F-15E Strike Eagle, and is planned to be integrated onto the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter by 2022, the company said in a press statement Monday
Israel Shipyards to build Advanced Combat Vessel for Israeli Navy
MBDA Plans Interceptor Missile to rival US's Patriot, Russian S-400
US, Russia to Pitch Fifth-Gen Fighters at Dubai Airshow 2019
Indian Air Force May Acquire HAL HTT-40 Trainers
Bangladesh to Buy Fighter Jets, Apache Gunships & Missile Systems from US
India's Tejas Mk2 in Final Trials
Russia Seeks Customers for 6 Upgraded, Former Indian Air Force Su-30 Fighters
China’s J-20 Fighter May Have Entered Mass Production with Increased Deployment
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Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware
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US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...