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Global Defence Groups Hiring at Fastest Rate in Decades Amid Record Orders 

June 24, 2024

Global defence companies are recruiting workers at the fastest rate since the end of the cold war as the industry seeks to deliver on order books that are near record…

‘Digital Twins’ Could Revolutionize Planes, Cars and Hearts

June 24, 2024

The U.S. Air Force announced on Tuesday its latest initiative to unleash the power of “digital twins”—computerized simulators that mimic real-world systems with almost perfect accuracy. This bold effort, dubbed…

Record Number of NATO Allies Hit Military Spending Targets

June 24, 2024

President Biden and the NATO secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, announced on Monday that a record number of allies were meeting their military spending commitments as the two leaders sought to…

If you liked ‘Dr. Strangelove,’ you’ll find the new arms race thrilling

June 24, 2024

Russia and China are pushing the world toward a new nuclear arms race. And it could be even more dangerous, and more difficult to brake, than the Cold War competition…

NGA launches new training to help personnel adopt AI responsibly

June 24, 2024

Artificial intelligence and machine learning adoption will increasingly disrupt and revolutionize the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s operations, so leaders there are getting serious about helping personnel responsibly navigate the development and use of…

France preps Europe’s fastest classified supercomputer for defense AI

June 24, 2024

France plans to build Europe’s most powerful classified supercomputer to take the lead in artificial intelligence for defense purposes, Armed Forces Minister Sébastien Lecornu announced at the Eurosatory defense show here.

Drones in Ukraine Get Smarter to Dodge Russia’s Jamming Signals

June 24, 2024

The drones now leaving ISR Defence’s factory in Ukraine look exactly like those made there before Russia’s invasion but the components inside have completely changed. It is an exercise the…

Quality Has A Quality All Its Own: The Virtual Attrition Value Of Superior-Performance Weapons

June 24, 2024

Can the United States stop a Chinese invasion of Taiwan by turning the island’s approaches into an “unmanned hellscape”? Can the “attritable” unmanned capabilities being acquired through the Pentagon’s Replicator initiative close…

US Army to launch AI pilot project for acquisition workforce

June 24, 2024

The U.S. Army wants to better understand how its acquisition and contracting workforce could use generative AI to improve efficiency and is launching a pilot next month to explore those…