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Army’s Latest AI “Teammates”

Picture this: You show up to work, but instead of asking your colleague how their day is, a futuristic robotic vehicle is at your command. This is the Department of Defense’s vision for troop-helping technology on the battlefield. The end goal is for robots to act as artificial intelligence...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

DHS is seeking tech proposals from small businesses, industry leaders provide bold predictions for federal tech this year, and GSA plans to launch a pilot program to collect data and identify best practices from multiple e-commerce providers. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s first weekly...

Augmented Reality Adversaries and Aids in the Air Force

“So far, augmented reality hasn’t worked outdoors or in dynamic environments,” Dan Robinson, founder and CEO of Red 6 said. “It does now.”  For the past three years, California-based company Red 6 has worked closely with the Air Force to mature its Airborne Tactical Augmented Reality...

Jet Suits on the Open Seas

In Great Britain, the Royal Navy has begun testing using jet suits to board shipping vessels. In this new video released by UK-based Gravity Industries, a man is seen flying from a raft to the HMS Tamar, a Royal Navy Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol ship. Royal Marines used Gravity Industries’...

Oxygen on Mars

This past week, NASA has successfully extracted oxygen from carbon dioxide on another planet, Mars, for the first time in history.  The extraction was done using an experimental instrument the size of a toaster, while on top of the Perseverance rover called the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource...