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CSIR’s Cmore tapped for COVID-19 situational awareness

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR’s) Cmore situational awareness system is being customised to service the COVID-19 coronavirus response in South Africa. This...

US Army scientists create innovative quantum sensor that could revolutionise communications

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A quantum sensor could give soldiers a way to detect communication signals over the entire radio frequency spectrum, from 0 to 100 GHz, said...

US tests unarmed hypersonic weapon

The Pentagon said it tested an unarmed hypersonic weapon in Hawaii, as both China and Russia develop similar military and defence capabilities. The Department of...

Innovative add-on armour package for military vehicles

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Skills in disciplines including ballistics and detonics at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) were utilised to develop a cost-effective protection solution...

The truth about the polygraph

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The Polygraph Test has become both famous and infamous through the popularity of its presence in crime dramas, dramatised on TV and in movies....

SANSA helping SANDF’s secure communications

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The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has for several years been providing space weather data to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

Peralex passive radar system up and running at Square Kilometre Array site

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Peralex has installed two passive radar stations in the Northern Cape to monitor air traffic for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope in...

Quantum computing set to alter aerospace and defence technology

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The computer that will be available in the coming decades will have nothing to do with the one you are using to read this...

Artificial intelligence supercharges surveillance, enabling access to petabytes of untapped data

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Surveillance has reached the next level, with the introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) supercharging this technology. The use...

Teaching excellence honour for Military Science Faculty lecturer

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A member of the lecturing staff at the Stellenbosch University Military Science Faculty Lieutenant Colonel Andre Pretorius was honoured with a teaching excellence award...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...