USAF Combat Drone to be Pitted against Manned Jet to Develop AI...

June 9, 2020 @ 08:37 AM

Air Force researchers are working on a combat drone that can take down a piloted plane in an air-to-air combat with the goal of pitting the two against each other in July 2021. “Its a bold, bold idea

BAE to provide AI Capabilities for DARPA’s Squad X Program

June 3, 2020 @ 07:18 AM

BAE Systems has won a $3.5 million contract to provide autonomy and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities for DARPAs Squad X program under which it aims to develop new tools to improve manned-unmanned teaming on the battlefield

Booz Allen Bags Pentagon’s $800M Artificial Intelligence Contract

May 19, 2020 @ 06:10 AM

Booz Allen Hamilton has won $800 million task order to provide artificial intelligence services to the Department of Defenses Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC). Under the five-year contract, the company will provide AI-enabled products to the JAIC, a DoD entity dedicated to advancing the use of AI across the department

Initial Sea Trials of Singapore's Smart Maritime Autonomous Vessel Complete

April 30, 2020 @ 04:58 PM

Singapore's ST Engineering has announced the completion of initial sea trials of its first Smart Maritime Autonomous Vessel (SMAV) in April 2020. The vessel uses collision avoidance algorithm in accordance with International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) rules in overtaking, head-on and crossing

Lockheed Inches Closer to Developing Army’s Cyber/Jamming Pod

April 30, 2020 @ 09:04 AM

The US Army has moved Lockheed Martins pod which will aid in sensing electronic spectrum while providing jamming capabilities, to build and evaluation phase. The Consortium Management Group (CMG)/ Consortium for Command, Control and Communications in Cyberspace (C5)

DARPA asks BAE to Develop Machine Learning-powered Global Awareness Service

April 23, 2020 @ 07:11 AM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has asked BAE Systems to develop machine learning analytics services as part of its Geospatial Cloud Analytics (GCA) programme. “BAE Systems aims to develop machine learning analytics as a service – a first-of-its-kind, cloud-based model for the government – that can leverage commercial and open source data to deliver constant worldwide situational awareness for a diverse range of challenges