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Military Technology in the Age of Robots

This department looks at the development of military hardware and AI.

Technological advances are often the most rapid in the area of military research and development. The motivation for countries to develop better defence systems, and the money afforded by such motivation, provides opportunity for technologists to push the bleeding edge – for better and for worst.

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Loyal Wingman Drone Project Moves Forward

Loyal Wingman Drone Project Moves Forward

With rising tensions between Bejing and Washington, an increasingly assertive China, and greater potential for conflict in the Pacific region, Australia is making decisive moves to toward bolstering its defence capabilities. Within the scope of Australia’s recent 2020...

Army develops face recognition technology that works in the dark

Army develops face recognition technology that works in the dark

Army researchers have developed an artificial intelligence and machine learning technique that produces a visible face image from a thermal image of a person’s face captured in low-light or nighttime conditions. This development could lead to enhanced real-time biometrics and post-mission forensic analysis for covert nighttime operations.