Paul Parry, director of aerospace engineering programs at Radiant Solutions, discussed how the company works to help ground systems improve image and data collection and downloading operations through the firm’s satellite modeling and simulation processes.Read More »
Senior executives from startups talked about the Defense Innovation Unit’s rapid contracting process and its benefits to companies.Read More »
In-Q-Tel, the intelligence community’s venture capital arm, has made a strategic investment in AI.Reverie to further develop the latter company’s computer vision simulation platform designed to meet government agencies’ operational requirements. AI.Reverie’s platform is designed to create photorealistic virtual worlds to mimic real-time locations and provide automatically annotated synthetic data and various scenarios and objects to facilitate training of algorithms and artificial intelligence tools, IQT said Tuesday.
Charles River Analytics has received three contracts from the U.S. Army to design components for an artificial intelligence-based system designed to provide warfighters trauma care support on the battlefield. The company said Monday it will design diagnostics, monitoring and intervention components for the Automated Ruggedized Combat Casualty Care system built to provide lifesaving strategies for servicemembers with traumatic injuries.Read More »
Ashley Llorens, chief of the Intelligent Systems Center at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed to three new panels that will guide the Pentagon in the application and deterrence of artificial intelligence-based technologies.Read More »
Lockheed Martin has completed the final version of a 13-foot-wide habitat prototype designed to support NASA’s deep space missions, Orlando Sentinel reported Thursday. The company developed the habitat at Kennedy Space Center in Florida based on the refurbished Donatello Multi-Purpose Logistics Module and as part of NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships contract.
Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Business and Contract Portfolio Expansion Leadership
Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena — for her leadership in expanding the company's portfolio of defense contracts and space platforms. This latest honor marks the third consecutive Wash100 Award for Caret.Read More »
Autonomous technology developer ThayerMahan has partnered with WingmanAI to develop artificial intelligence platforms for potential use in maritime and defense operations.Read More »
Unisys CEO Peter Altabef told CRN in an interview published Thursday that the company has made security the core of its information technology platforms and service offerings. Altabef said the company’s non-dedicated security platforms have built-in security features and Unisys aims to build on that as it works to support government agencies, financial services, health care and transportation clients.
Naveen Rao and David Hoffman of Intel have said the Trump administration should build on an executive order signed in February to develop a national strategy that would advance the development and deployment of artificial intelligence. Rao and Hoffman wrote in an article published Wednesday that Intel’s recommended national AI strategy focuses on four aspects and one is to promote research and development in AI.Read More »
Defense Human Resources Activity Issues RFI on Commercial Tech to Back Federal Workforce Retraining Efforts
The Defense Human Resources Activity has asked industry to submit white papers on commercial technology platforms that could help federal agencies carry out career development and retraining initiatives for government employees, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The agency released the request for information on Feb. 26 as the government prepares to launch a pilot program to assess the capabilities of learning management systems and processes to advance skills development among federal employees.Read More »