DARPA Announces First-Ever AI-Controlled F-16 In-Air Combat Tests

April 18, 2024 @ 09:38 AM

DARPAs Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program has announced the

Shield AI to Acquire Australia-Based Sentient Vision Systems

April 5, 2024 @ 06:10 AM

Shield AI has announced its intent to acquire Sentient Vision Systems (Sentient), an Australia-based firm specializing in AI-enabled real-time situational awareness. The companies will merge their AI expertise and operational understanding to deliver intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities

South Korea Launches Artificial Intelligence Research Centre for Defense

April 1, 2024 @ 08:31 AM

The South Korean Defense Ministry announced the establishment of a new research center on April 1 aimed at overseeing artificial intelligence (AI) development within the defense sector. The founding ceremony for the Defense AI Center occurred at the state-run Agency for Defense Development in Daejeon, located 139 kilometers south of Seoul

Shield AI to integrate AI pilot onto Kratos BQM-177A drone.

March 15, 2024 @ 10:36 AM

Shield AI, a defense technology company building artificial intelligence (AI) based pilot, has been selected by NAVAIR PMA-281 to integrate its AI Pilot onto the Kratos BQM-177A drone, enabling advanced autonomy. The Hivemind AI pilot, according to the company, is tailored for autonomous operations in high-risk environments, eliminating the dependence on...

Embraer, ST Engineering to Collaborate on MRO of C-390 Aircraft in Asia-Pac,...

March 14, 2024 @ 01:52 PM

Embraer Defense & Security and ST Engineering will collaborate on engineering, maintenance, and support services for the C-390 Millennium aircraft in Asia Pacific. They will also cooperate on radars, land systems, border security, C4ISTAR, border security, simulation and advanced production methodologies to enhance ST Engineering's capabilities in South America

QinetiQ Unveils PrimAITE Software in a Bid to Fortify UK's Cyber Defence

February 24, 2024 @ 07:44 AM

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and QinetiQ Training & Simulation have released an open-source digital training ground for "Artificial Intelligence agents" named PrimAITE. This move is part of Dstl's Autonomous Resilient Cyber Defence (ARCD) program and is intended to address the growing threat of cyber-attacks faced by the UK's Armed Forces

U.S. Marine Corps, Army Assess S.Korean AI-Integrated Unmanned Ground Vehicle

February 17, 2024 @ 07:37 AM

In a move focused on adapting military logistics and exploring autonomous operational capabilities, the United States Marine Corps (USMC), in collaboration with the U.S

UK MoD, Thales Announce £1.8B MSET Contract for AI-Enhanced Maritime Operations

February 3, 2024 @ 10:54 AM

The UK Ministry of Defence has signed a £1.8 billion, 15-year contract with Thales, merging AI technology with maritime operations to fortify Royal Navy (RN) ship availability

AFWERX Unveils Autonomy Prime to Fast-Track Autonomous Tech Development

February 1, 2024 @ 07:40 AM

AFWERX, the innovation branch of the Department of the Air Force, has launched Autonomy Prime under its Innovative Capabilities Opening (ICO) program. Autonomy Prime, part of the Prime division, will focus on advancing autonomous technologies through collaboration with the private sector

Chinese Entities Defy U.S. Ban, Continue Procuring Banned Nvidia Chips for Military...

January 15, 2024 @ 06:48 AM

Various Chinese military bodies, state-run artificial intelligence (AI) research institutes, and universities have been actively purchasing Nvidia semiconductors, including the banned A100 and H100 chips, over the past year. This was first reported by