Multi-intelligence version of the MQ-4C drone flies for first time

A Northrop Grumann MQ-4C Triton drone equipped with a highly upgraded multi-intelligence package, called Integrated Functional Capability Four (IFC-4), has taken to the air for the first time as part of expanding the deployment of the new version.

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CubeSat becomes first craft to fly with ESA’s standardized “space brain”

On June 26, ESA's OPS-SAT space lab went into Earth orbit with a computer running the European Ground System – Common Core (EGS-CC) "space brain" software that will be common to all European space missions from 2025.

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Tempest sixth-generation fighter moves forward with new design contract

Britain's Tempest sixth-generation fighter jet is a step closer to reality after the UK Ministry of Defence awarded BAE Systems a contract for £250 million to begin the program's concept and assessment phase.

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This ethical hacking course could give your cybersecurity career a boost

Move up in the profitable field of cybersecurity by improving your ethical hacking skills. Image: Teera Konakan/Moment/Getty Images Cybersecurity experience was recently cited as one of the top three most…

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Waste-derived synthetic gypsum could replace the real thing

Composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, gypsum is a naturally occurring mineral used in building materials. Scientists have now devised a method of creating synthetic gypsum, which should be more energy efficient than processing the genuine article.

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Less invasive neuron-activating device shines light through the skull

Optogenetics is a very promising technique – among other things, it may one day be used to reduce anxiety, treat addiction, and even reverse blindness. A newly developed device could soon also make it considerably less invasive, and thus more doable.

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