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AlphaDogfight trials foreshadow future of human-machine symbiosis

A small Maryland company took first place in August's AlphaDogfight Trials Final event, a three-day competition designed to demonstrate advanced algorithms capable of performing...

Scientific imaging association launched in SA

The rapid technological growth in the field of scientific imaging and an increasing need to understand its complexities has seen a specialist association established...

Protecting vehicles with water

Ever wondered what happens if you blow up a fluid-filled container? Creative thinkers from Australia's Department of Defence have shown that water can help...

Hydrogen fuel cell systems power COVID-19 field hospital

Government, in collaboration with the private sector, is putting plans in place to roll out hydrogen fuel cell technologies in various parts of South...

Hydrogen fuel cell systems to be launched at 1 Military Hospital

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) will today unveil seven hydrogen fuel cell systems that are being used as the primary power source...

New Lockheed CEO says 5G networks key to military vehicle autonomy

James Taiclet, the new chief executive at Lockheed Martin the Pentagon’s largest weapons supplier, is keen to use 5G networks to bolster the militaries’...

ISS: Future of facial recognition technology in Africa

When several United States (US) companies withdrew their facial recognition software products amid concerns about flaws, biases and misuse in the wake of the killing of...

China puts final satellite into orbit to try to rival GPS network

China on Tuesday successfully put into orbit its final Beidou satellite, completing a navigation network years in the making and setting the stage to...

US Navy, industry developing fire-resistant biotech materials

US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, headquartered in China Lake, California, and Berkeley-based Cambium Biomaterials, Inc. are collaborating to develop and produce new,...

Future military vehicles could see an improvement in structural materials

Materials used for a soldier's personal protection gear may be tough enough for vehicles too, according to a new US Army study. Findings, released April...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...