South Korea: New lab launched to apply AI tech for demining operations

South Korea opened a research laboratory Tuesday to develop a demining solution utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance accuracy of the military’s mine clearance operations, the defense ministry said. The ministries of defense and science established the laboratory at the Read More …

Can a cheap AI rover save thousands of lives at risk from landmines?

In 59 countries, leftover weapons of war continue to maim and kill civilians decades after a conflict has passed. An international team at Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute (TII) is working to change that, now entering the final phase of Read More …

UK: Dstl research and funding priorities

Guidance to industry and academia on priority areas and funding opportunities for science and technology, research and development, and innovation 2021 to 2025. The unprecedented increase in the defence budget will mean around £6.6 billion funding for research and development, Read More …

Glyndwr University researcher seeks real world data to develop AI landmine clearance

A landmine research project which aims to develop an artificial intelligence approach to mine clearance is being developed at Wrexham Glyndwr University. The project – which is currently in its developmental stages – is being developed by Computing PhD student Read More …

India: To counter IED threats, Army to use artificial intelligence e-tool

As the threat from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the country continues unabated, the Army is developing an artificial intelligence based e-tool for analysing past incidents and developing customised decision support models. Called IED Database Management and Analytical Platform (IDMAP), Read More …

AI computer chips made of mice neurons that can SMELL explosives could transform airport security

A technology expert has created a computer chip based on mice neurons that could recognise the smell of explosives. The device could be implanted into the brain of future robots,  which could be trained to recognise danger via odours, replacing Read More …