USAF introduces “eSeries” designation for digitally engineered hardware

The US Air Force has announced that it is introducing a new "eSeries" classification for military air and space hardware, indicated by an "e" prefix", that has been digitally engineered and virtually tested before a physical example is ever built.

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DARPA’s Gremlins military drone completes key second test flight

DARPA has announced that its unmanned Gremlins X-61A air vehicle has completed a second round of aerial tests at the US Army’s Dugway Proving Ground, a step closer to the program's goal of air-launching and air-recovering up to four unmanned drones.

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US Army’s conversational AI system to get soldiers and robots talking

The US Army is developing a voice interface that allows two-way dialogue between soldiers and autonomous robotic systems. The Joint Understanding and Dialogue Interface (JUDI) is designed to reduce training costs and improve soldier/robot teamwork.

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More realistic bite sleeve improves training of US Army working dogs

The US Army has developed a more realistic bite sleeve for training military working dogs. Worn during biting exercises, the protective silicone and Kevlar sleeve looks and feels more like a human arm, but still shields the wearer from harm.

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BAE unveils smart factory that will build the Tempest fighter

BAE Systems has unveiled the futuristic smart factory that will be used to develop and manufacture Britain's Tempest fighter jet, combining robotics with other advanced technologies that will allow production lines to adapt much faster.

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BAE unveils smart factory that will build the Tempest fighter

BAE Systems has unveiled the futuristic smart factory that will be used to develop and manufacture Britain's Tempest fighter jet, combining robotics with other advanced technologies that will allow production lines to adapt much faster.

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Boeing awarded US$1.2 billion for first eight F-15EX fighter jets

Boeing has won a contract worth almost US$1.2 billion from the US Air Force to build the first tranche of eight F-15EX fighter jets, the most advanced version of the venerable F-15 that began production in the 1970s.

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Boeing awarded US$1.2 billion for first eight F-15EX fighter jets

Boeing has won a contract worth almost US$1.2 billion from the US Air Force to build the first tranche of eight F-15EX fighter jets, the most advanced version of the venerable F-15 that began production in the 1970s.

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Seagull unmanned surface vehicle demonstrates anti-submarine potential

Elbit Systems UK's autonomous Seagull Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) has completed Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) sea trials off the British coast in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence, with the USA's L3Harris providing sonar systems.

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BAE Systems adapts rocket to provide soldiers with their own air support

BAE Systems has successfully tested a ground-based version of its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket, which is designed to allow ground combat units to engage distant targets without air support.

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