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...

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

South Korea's Hanwha Systems Partners with DRATRI to Develop AI-Based Naval Mine...

December 19, 2023 @ 11:20 AM

Hanwha Systems, a South Korean defense company, has entered into a Rapid Demonstration Acquisition Project (RDAP) agreement worth approximately $21 million with the Defense Rapid Acquisition Technology Research Institute (DRATRI). The collaboration aims to develop an AI-based automatic naval mine detection system, addressing the modern challenges posed by concealed mines in complex marine environments

The Truth About Israel’s “Gospel”

December 3, 2023 @ 06:23 PM

Israel has deployed an artificial intelligence tool "Gospel" to select targets in its bombardment of alleged Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza. The system gathers coordinates of houses and locations where members of Hamas and other groups may be present besides tracking their movements which is then confirmed by human intelligence before ordering a strike

Russia Employs AI-Powered Robots for Mine Deployment, Troop Evacuation in Ukraine

October 4, 2023 @ 01:15 PM

Russia is integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into ground-based robotic vehicles, specifically the BR-1 and BRG-1 models, to facilitate mine deployment and the evacuation of injured personnel within the Ukrainian conflict zone. "Artificial intelligence based on the machine vision technology will be shortly installed on BR-1 and BRG-1 platforms

European Defense Artificial Intelligence Start-up, Helsing Raises €209M

September 16, 2023 @ 04:18 PM

Helsing, the European startup specializing in artificial intelligence for defense applications, has raised €209 million in a Series B funding round. This funding round, which included a €75 million investment from the Swedish company Saab, along with backing from the American venture capital firm General Catalyst, has propelled Helsing's valuation to €1

Lockheed Martin and University of Iowa Demonstrate AI-Enabled Uncrewed Aircraft in Jamming...

September 12, 2023 @ 11:11 AM

Lockheed Martin and the University of Iowa's Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) demonstrated AI technology with two piloted L-29 aircraft mimicking uncrewed systems, providing jamming support in a simulated air-to-ground mission. The successful execution of the electronic attack task by AI agents shows how autonomous uncrewed aerial systems can operate in coordination with crewed tactical platforms in future combat operations, creating a powerful, unified team to address complex threats

Saab Acquires U.S.-based AI Solutions Provider CrowdAI

September 8, 2023 @ 11:01 AM

Saab unveils its strategic takeover of CrowdAI, a move designed to expedite the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) capabilities into Saab's product lineup. Future operations will be carried out primarily in San Diego, California