During the four-week Autonomous Warrior exercise at Salisbury Plain in November 2018, British...
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- Digital disruption poses risk to biological weapons control
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- US Army clarifies rules on autonomous armed robots
- UK Government commits £30m to accelerate battlefield apps development
Canada selects Viasat’s STT for army’s ASCCM project
The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) has chosen global communications company Viasat’s KOR-24A small tactical terminal (STT) for the army’s Airspace Coordination Centre Modernisation (ASCCM) project.
Airbus confirms H145M bid for Australian helicopter campaign
Airbus Australia Pacific has confirmed that it has responded to the Commonwealth of Australia (CoA) request for information for a four-tonne class, quickly deployable, multi-role helicopter for Australian Special Forces with its H145M.
Field-testing defence tech at MOD’s Exercise Autonomous Warrior 2018
During the four-week Autonomous Warrior exercise at Salisbury Plain in November 2018, British troops and industry partners developed and tested more than 50 prototype technologies including enhanced surveillance drones and unmanned vehicles. What did the MOD learn from the exercise and how can the technologies be used to serve and protect troops on the ground?
US Army chooses QNA for CRS(I) small ground robots contract
The US Army has selected QinetiQ North America (QNA) for the supply of its new small ground robots.
RIVYERA Next Generation Reconfigurable Computer
RIVYERA, developed as a direct successor to COPACOBANA, consists of a 16-slot backplane equipped with 16 FPGA-cards. Each of the FPGA-cards carries up to 8 high-performance FPGAs interconnected by a high-throughput bus system.
Digital disruption poses risk to biological weapons control
A new report commissioned by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has suggested that advancements in emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing (3D printing), and robotics, may lead to increased proliferation of biological weapons.
US approves $240.5m sale of AIM-120C-7 AMRAAM to Australia
The US State Department has approved the sale of AIM-120C-7 advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment to Australia.
Swiss armasuisse selects Rheinmetall for command simulator
German manufacturer Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract for the supply of a command simulator to train Swiss Military commanders and staff officers.
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