The technology environment across the world today is evolving to one where having one country have a technological advantage over another is not just going to be in our future,” said Air Force Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of the Air Force Material Command headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. With the …Read More »
Swedish Defence Research Agency (Swedish: Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut, FOI) is a government agency in Sweden for defence research that reports to the Ministry of Defence The activities of FOI include research, development of technology and analysis, primarily for military defence, but also for civil emergency, security and other civilian applications. …Read More »
DARPA developing software-reconfigurable Passive and Active (LIDAR) imaging sensors from ultraviolet (UV) through very long-wave infrared (VLWIR)
Digital cameras use a focal plane array (FPA) to convert light energy into electrical energy that can be processed and stored. The FPA is a two-dimensional (2-D) array of photodetectors (or pixels) fabricated on an electro-optical material. Modern digital cameras contain FPAs that have pixel counts on the order of …Read More »
Cambridge Pixel’s multi-sensor surveillance system is useful for naval, air traffic control,commercial shipping, security, surveillance and airborne radar applications.
Countering the growing threat posed by terrorists, smugglers, pirates, and political activists at military air and naval bases, airports, and ports requires sophisticated multisensor surveillance systems to ensure that incursions are rapidly detected and actioned. Cambridge Pixel , a UK based developer of radar display and tracking subsystems, has …Read More »
New HF COMINT systems are being introduced to intercept communications of militaries, terrorists, illegal immigrants, pirates and illegal fishermen
All modern forces depend on unimpeded access to, and use of, the EM spectrum in conducting military operations. Therefore, there is a requirement to gain and maintain an advantage in the electromagnetic spectrum by countering adversary’s systems and protecting one’s own systems. Adversary can disrupt and degrade the navigation systems …Read More »
Chinese firms have become significant investors in American start-ups working on cutting-edge technologies with potential military applications. The start-ups include companies that make rocket engines for spacecraft, sensors for autonomous navy ships, and printers that make flexible screens that could be used in fighter-plane cockpits. Many of the Chinese firms …Read More »
US DOD Technology Readiness Assessment (TRA) based risk assessment methodology stress on System Prototype Demonstrations in Major Defense Acquisition Programs
Federal agencies spend billions of dollars each year to develop, acquire, and build major systems, facilities, and equipment, including fighter aircraft, nuclear waste treatment facilities, electronic baggage screening equipment, and telescopes for exploring the universe. Managing these complex acquisitions has been a long-standing challenge for federal agencies.Many of the government’s most costly and complex acquisition …Read More »
Majority of Global indexes show innovation is diffusing all over the world, from Europe and US towards Asia,
South Korea is still the world’s most innovative economy ,South Korea topped the 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index list for the second year in a row, followed by Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Singapore, Japan, Denmark, the United States and Israel. South Korea with a score of 89.00 topped the world in R&D …Read More »
Growing counterfeit and pirated products demand stricter IPR law enforcement, protection of intellectual property is important for promoting innovation and creativity says EU.
In our increasingly knowledge-based economies, the protection of intellectual property is important for promoting innovation and creativity, developing employment, and improving competitiveness, says EU. The European Commission works to harmonise laws relating to industrial property rights in EU countries to avoid barriers to trade and to create efficient EU-wide systems …Read More »
The Eurosatory 2016 the leading international Land and Air Defence and Security exhibition took place from June 13th to 17th, 2016 at Parc des Expositions Paris, allowing dozens of European states to showcase their defense and space technical achievements. Eurosatory, Initially dedicated to Defence, Eurosatory has gradually opened to the …Read More »