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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...

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

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

Russian MoD to Use AI-based Quality Forecast System for Military Aircraft

April 16, 2021 @ 12:25 PM

The Flight Safety Service (FSS) of the Russian Ministry of Defense together with Rostec Subsidiary, JSC RT-Techpriemka plan to introduce advanced machine learning in the production and operation of military aircraft. The use of artificial intelligence will make it possible to carry out long-term planning of product quality and predict the need for equipment repair with high accuracy

French MoD-Supported Cybersecurity Start-up Receives €6 Million Funding

April 16, 2021 @ 08:24 AM

A French MoD-supported cybersecurity start-up, GLIMPS has received a €6 million funding from ACE Capital Partners with the support of Breizh Up, the co-investment fund from Frances Brittany Region. Created in 2019, GLIMPS has developed technology to detect a cyberattack in record time for both civilian and military customers

S.Korea to Install AI-Based Security Systems to Curb Border Defection

April 15, 2021 @ 04:21 PM

The South Korean military will install an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based security system at the eastern coastal border, weeks after a North Korean man crossed over to the country. The man in his 20s passed through a drainage conduit beneath the barbed wire fences set up along the shore in mid-February

MiG-35 Jets to get AI-Powered Target Recognition System

April 12, 2021 @ 07:24 AM

Russias MiG Corporation said it is equipping its MiG-35 fighter jets with Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered target recognition system. The MiG-35 Generation 4++ multirole fighter aircraft is further development of MiG-29K/KUB and MiG-29M/M2 airplanes

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 specific performance targets

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 additional systems

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