Skylark Labs has unveiled a new surveillance system, which uses unmanned aerial vehicles and mounted cameras to scan large crowds. It applies artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to detect faces, weapons, and boasts lip-reading capabilities. Talal Husseini explores the technology’s potential for the defence and security industry.
The UK Ministry of Defence has pledged funding of £66m to fast-track the development of military robotics for use on the battlefield by 2020. Talal Husseini takes a look at some of the projects in development.
Inspired by Royal Air Force Air Marshal becoming the first female three-star General in the UK Armed Forces, we took a look at the most senior women in the military forces of Nato countries and their careers.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) has received a contract from the US Army for the prototype and process development of a new, extended range 155mm Rocket-Assisted Projectile artillery round.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have demonstrated a new composite metal foam (CMF) material that can stop armour-piercing .50cal rounds from piercing armoured vehicles as effectively as steel, while having the advantage of weighing half as much.