Elbit Systems Wins $80M to Supply AI-Powered Electro-Optical Systems to Asia-Pacific Country

June 2, 2021 @ 08:54 AM

Elbit Systems announced today that following competitive technical evaluations it was awarded an approximately $80 million contract by a country in Asia-Pacific to supply SPECTRO XR multi-spectral electro-optic (EO) systems for maritime forces. The contract will be performed over a period of four years

Airbus-led Team Selected to Study European Quantum Communications Network Design

June 1, 2021 @ 08:08 AM

The European Commission has selected an Airbus-led consortium to study the design of the future European Quantum Communication Infrastructure (EuroQCI). It will enable ultra-secure communication between critical infrastructures and government institutions across the European Union

Thales, Atos Form JV for Big-data, AI in Defense

June 1, 2021 @ 03:27 AM

French firms-Atos and Thales announced a new joint venture, Athea that will develop a sovereign big data and artificial intelligence (AI) platform for public and private sector players in the defense, intelligence and internal security communities. Athea will draw on the experience gained by both companies from the demonstration phase of...

French DGA Receives SCORPION Combat Information System

June 1, 2021 @ 03:05 AM

The French General Directorate of Armaments (DGA) received the first operational version of the combat information system for the SCORPION program (SICS) developed by French firm, Atos. Its deployment is planned before the summer following the success of the operational assessments of the Army

KMW takes 24% Stake in Milrem Robotics

May 31, 2021 @ 08:30 AM

European manufacturer of military robotic land systems, Milrem Robotics, and the German producer of tanks and combat systems, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement. The agreement provides for KMW to acquire a minority stake of 24

Russia Company, NtechLab Wins U.S. Face Recognition Tech Competition

May 25, 2021 @ 06:37 PM

NtechLab, a technology partner of Russias Rostec Corporation, won the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) competition of the U.S

Israel Aerospace Unveils AI-Powered Satellite Operation and Management System

May 25, 2021 @ 11:59 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has developed SatGuard an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered system for operating and managing observation and communication satellites. The new SatGuard system is designed to extend the life of satellites deployed into orbit

Saab to Upgrade German Tornado Aircrafts’ Radar Warners

May 25, 2021 @ 08:01 AM

Saab is poised to upgrade the Radar warning equipment on the Tornado aircraft operated by the German Air Force, following an order from Panavia Aircraft GmbH. Saab will supply modern digital components, which will enhance the processing power and extend the lifetime of the Tornados radar warning equipment

Concerned with AI-based Aircraft Systems Going Wrong, DARPA starts Program to Enable...

May 24, 2021 @ 02:09 PM

Concerned by aviation accidents where artificial intelligence (AI)-driven controls have failed in critical situations, the U.S

Russia's Nebo-M Radars Can Detect U.S. F-22 and F-35 Jets: Developer Says...

May 24, 2021 @ 05:35 AM

Russias Nebo-M radars can detect U.S