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...

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...

Grene Robotics, BEL to Develop first-of-its-kind Air Defence Tech for India

February 6, 2021 @ 04:04 AM

Grene Robotics has signed an MoU with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to jointly develop Autonomous MANPAD Data Link (ADML) system, a first-of-its-kind air defence solution that brings isolated MANPAD operators into a networked environment. Mr Rajasekhar M V, Director (R&D), said, “AMDL is a state-of-the-art data link system, which exploits AI...

UK Contracts Elbit Systems for AI-Powered Detect and Destroy Battlefield System

January 23, 2021 @ 06:33 AM

The British Army has invested $137 million (£102-million) in an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered surveillance system built by Elbit Systems which allows frontline soldiers to detect and engage enemy targets. The contract will be performed over a five-year period

AI Systems to get an Ethics Code: U.S. DoD

January 22, 2021 @ 05:14 AM

Ethical considerations will go into Artificial Intelligence (AI)s design and employment because it enables autonomy, decision making and system execution at incredibly fast speeds, a U.S

Spanish firm Escribano to Develop Multiplatform Swarm System

January 7, 2021 @ 10:28 AM

The Spanish Army has asked Alcalá de Henares-based Escribano company to develop a multiplatform swarm system. The company has been contracted to develop an autonomous, and multiplatform swarm system for ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance), Search and Rescue and Loitering missions

GA-ASI to Install Skyborg Software onto Avenger RPA for U.S.A.F....

January 7, 2021 @ 07:06 AM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) said today it will modify its Avenger Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) with upgraded datalinks and Skyborg software

U.S. Army Researchers Buy 2 New Supercomputers

December 31, 2020 @ 07:07 AM

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Elbit Systems to Compete for USAF’s Joint All Domain Command and Control...

November 11, 2020 @ 08:42 AM

The United States Air Force has selected Elbit Systems of America to compete for future task orders within the services Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) contract. The purpose of the JADC2 ID/IQ is to develop and operate systems as a unified force across all domains (air, land, sea, space, cyber, and electromagnetic spectrum) in an open architecture family of systems that enables capabilities via multiple integrated platforms