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U.S. Air Force Academy CyberWorx is collaborating with academia and industry to solve "wicked" problems.
Educating airmen and cadets while simultaneously partnering with industry to solve cyber problems facing our nation. AF CyberWorx is a...
FLIR Thermal Dataset for ADAS and driverless vehicle algorithm training. (source: FLIR)
June 20, 2018 | Source: FLIR, flir.com, June 2018
Free FLIR thermal data set available July 2018. Training datasets are the key to machine learning. FLIR is offering a free thermal...
A lone soldier in kit walks away towards the horizon. (source: U.S. Army/Sgt. First Class John Gonzalez)
June 18, 2018 | Source: War On The Rocks, warontherocks.com, 23 May 2018, Phillip Lohaus
Phillip Lohaus is currently a Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on special operations forces, the...
Anderson light localization in biological nanostructures of native silk
June 18, 2018 | Source: Purdue University, purdue.edu, 31 Jan 2018, Emil Venere
New research has demonstrated how the nano-architecture of a silkworm’s fiber causes “Anderson localization of light,” a discovery...
ZAC has acheived breakthroughs in general-AI computing techniques and machine learning for 3D object recognition that overcome limitations of most current specific-AI computing techniques. (source: TechStartups)
June 18, 2018 | Source: TechStartup, techstartups.com, 19 April 2018
ZAC - "We are developing a revolutionary technology leap in Artificial Intelligence, analytics, recognition, and search, based on...
Russian-sponsored militants fire from a residential area at Ukrainian border guards defending the city of Luhansk on June 2, 2014. (source: Kiyv Post)
June 18, 2018 | Source: KYIV Post, kyivpost.com, 28 May 2018, Illia Ponomarenko
At least six Ukrainian servicemen deployed to the Donbas war zone have suffered serious eye damage from unidentified optical radiation...
Top left: A scanning electron microscope image of aligned deuterated polyethylene nanowires. The other panels are 3-D simulations of the nanowires rapidly exploding following irradiation by the ultra-intense laser pulse. (source: Advanced Beam Laboratory)
June 18, 2018 | Source: Colorado State University, engr.source.colostate.edu, 14 Mar 2018, Anne Manning
Nuclear fusion, the process that powers our sun, happens when nuclear reactions between light elements produce heavier ones. It’s also...
Do it yourself hyperspectral imager for handheld to airborne operations. (source: The Optical Society)
June 18, 2018 | Source: The Optical Society, osa.org, 28 Feb 2018, OSA Media Relations
In a new study, researchers used 3D printing and low-cost parts to create an inexpensive hyperspectral imager that is light enough to...
USCYBERCOM may become more agressive in dealing with adversaries. (source: CyberScoop)
June 18, 2018 | Source: CyberScoop, cyberscoop.com, 28 June 2018, Ryan Duffy
By the Senate Armed Services Committee’s estimation, the United States has held back in cyberspace. The committee is angling to change...
Soldiers with the Fort Meade, Md.-based 780th Military Intelligence Brigade conduct cyberspace operations during a training rotation for the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., on Jan. 24. Several cyber organizations took part in the rotation as part of an pilot program to designed to help the Army develop how it will build and employ cyber in its tactical formations. (source: US Army)
June 18, 2018 | Source: MeriTalk, meritalk.com,
The Army’s work on the Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT) is more than just a way to carve out a catchy name for the proliferation...
U.S. Soldiers assigned to the Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division (2/1 AD) perform mission command functions during the Army's Network Integration Exercise (NIE) 16.1 on September 25, 2015. Soldiers reacted to a war fighting scenario during the dynamic operational exercise that provides a decisive training environment for units to test expeditionary command post capabilities. (source: US Army, PEO C3T)
June 18, 2018 | Source: Tactical Defense Media, tacticaldefensemedia.com, Armor & Mobility, March/April 2018 Issue, Paul Mehney & Justin Eimers, U.S. Army PEO C3T
In recent years, the Army’s information technology modernization has been outpaced by rapid change in the commercial world. U.S...
Raytheon’s Phalanx has been in service since the 1980s, and is based around a radar-guided 20mm Gatling gun; the latest iteration of the system is known as the Phalanx Block-1B Baseline-2. (source: Raytheon)
June 18, 2018 | Source: Armada International, armadainternational.com, 12 February 2018, Gerrard Cowan
Close-In Weapons Systems (CIWS) are effectively the ‘last line of defence’ for naval vessels. CIWS have evolved in recent years as the...
FAA releases RFI for research in operations for multiple-unmanned aircraft systems. (source: GCN, Sutterstock)
June 18, 2018 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, 14 June 2018, Caroline Mohan
The Federal Aviation Administration wants to convene experts and explore research on multiple-unmanned aircraft systems operations as...
The CIA and ARPA invested using mind altering drugs like LSD, Kirlian photography, ESP, remoting and other parapsychology related activities for use in intelligence gathering. (source: The Voohees)
June 14, 2018 | Source: IEEE Spectrum, spectrum.ieee.org, 21 March 2017, Sharon Weinberger
Among the Stanford Research Institute’s many classified research projects in the early 1970s was a contract supported by the Central...
Countering hybrid threats that come from illiberal governments and non-state actors that don't follow international/domestic laws and norms is a significant issue and challenge for liberal democracies to overcome. (source: War on the Rocks)
June 12, 2018 | Source: War On The Rocks, warontherocks.com, January 2017, Phillip Lohaus
The legal framework for countering hybrid threats is certainly a significant issue and challenge for liberal democracies to overcome...