The focus of this swarm sprint is on enabling improved swarm autonomy through enhancements of swarm platforms and/or autonomy elements, with the operational backdrop of utilizing a diverse swarm of 50 air and ground robots to isolate an urban objective within an area of two square city blocks over a mission duration of 15 to 30 minutes. Swarm Sprinters will leverage existing or develop new hardware components, swarm algorithms, and/or swarm primitives to enable novel capabilities that specifically showcase the advantages of a swarm when leveraging and operating in complex urban environments. http://www.darpa.mil/work-with-us/off…
L3Harris Delivers Initial Updated Night-Vision Goggles to Army, Receives Two Additional Delivery Orders
L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has delivered 40 Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular devices to the U.S. Army as part of a $391M contract awarded last year. The company said Monday it received two more delivery orders worth $153M combined to deliver 7K additional systems and provide logistics support services.
Thales’ Brent Hansen: Government, Industry Should Work to Evolve Data Security Approaches in the Cloud Age
Brent Hansen, federal chief technology officer and director of sales engineering for cloud protection and licensing activity at Thales, has said government agencies and industry should collaborate to come up with strategies designed to protect data in the cloud or in data centers.