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  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    October 2018

    Algorithmic Warfare: Army Researchers Chart AI Course

    The Army’s Research, Development and Engineering Command is laying the groundwork for its artificial intelligence plans with a newly crafted strategy.
  • Air Force News

    September 2018

    Air Force Uses AI to Accelerate Pilot Training

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.— The Air Force is hoping its use of new artificial intelligence and augmented reality technologies to instruct pilots will accelerate the speed at which airmen are trained, the Air Education and Training Command(AETC) leader said Sept. 18.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    September 2018

    Insitu Unveils New Extended-Range Drone

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Insitu, a subsidiary of the Boeing Co., unveiled its latest unmanned aerial system Sept. 17 at a gathering of Air Force and industry leaders.
  • Air Power

    September 2018

    New Age of Autonomous Jet Fighters on Horizon

    The scenario military thinkers propose would double the number of jet fighters in a typical battle formation from four to eight. But instead of the additional aircraft being identical to an F-35 joint strike fighter, or F-15E Strike Eagle, they are low-cost, unmanned jets.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    September 2018

    Defense Department Struggles to Define Autonomy

    By Dave Chesebrough and Matt Dooley
    Defense Secretary James Mattis’ National Defense Strategy maintains that the security environment is directly affected by rapid technological advancements driven by commercial technology, and this has fundamentally changed the character of war.
  • Global Defense Market

    September 2018

    Company Offering New Battery Chargers For Small Drones

    By Vivienne Machi
    Delta-Q — a Vancouver, Canada-based industrial battery charger company — has begun developing lithium ion-based battery chargers that can help small drones operate for longer periods of time, said a company executive.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    September 2018

    Booz Allen Bets Big on Artificial Intelligence

    The boom in artificial intelligence and big data science has left many companies scrambling to find expertise in these burgeoning fields and competing over a small pool of talent.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    September 2018

    DARPA Spending $2 Billion to Advance AI Technologies

    The Defense Research Projects Agency will spend $2 billion over the next five years on the “AI Next” program to advance the science of artificial intelligence, its director announced Sept. 7, the final day of the organization’s 60th anniversary celebration.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    September 2018

    AI: The Future of the Defense Industry?

    By Susan Cassidy , Calvin Cohen and Zachary Mears
    The technologies of the defense industry are in the early stages of a seismic shift in the area of intelligent warfare. Given the advances in the commercial world, the Pentagon has realized in some cases it may need to turn to nontraditional contractors to fill important roles and that it needs to ramp up its expertise in artificial intelligence.
  • Marine Corps News

    August 2018

    Marine Corps to Expand Drone Arsenal

    The Marine Corps is investing money into a variety of new unmanned aerial vehicles, ranging from large systems that can be flown off of amphibious vessels to tiny quadcopters that can fit in the pockets of dismounted troops.
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