NATO trials Dstl standard for counter-drone systems

Originally developed by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and Innovate UK, SAPIENT is an open software architecture that helps different sensors, interfaces and decision-making modules work together with little or no software engineering, and can improve efficiency through Read More …

UK: Defence and Security Accelerator Competition Document – Defence Innovation Loan

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) supported by Innovate UK Loans Ltd (Innovate UK) are working together to offer a new Defence funding competition: the Defence Innovation Loan, which currently has a total of £10M available to fund Innovative Defence Read More …

DASA UK competition: Catch the ChemBio SCENT! Screening, Collecting and Exploiting Novel Technologies

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking proposals that can address challenges associated with screening for, the preservation of sample / evidence, and the attribution of hazardous chemical and biological (ChemBio) materials. New technology options or technical approaches Read More …

British army to get extra £8bn of kit as part of radical shake-up

The defence secretary, Ben Wallace, has announced a radical reorganisation of the British army, with an additional £8.6bn to be spent on equipment and a new ranger regiment created to help counter extremist organisations and hostile state threats. The Future Read More …

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 …

US Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers field test Next Generation Advanced Bomb Suit

FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers field tested the Next Generation Advanced Bomb Suit on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Army EOD Soldiers from the 184th Ordnance Battalion (EOD) put the new bomb suits through a series of Read More …

Catch the ChemBio SCENT! Help the MOD and DOD screen and analyse hazardous ChemBio materials with novel technologies

Up to £1 million available to help the MOD and DOD screen, collect and exploit hazardous ChemBio materials using novel technologies Detecting the production and use of hazardous chemical and biological (ChemBio) materials is an enduring challenge in the defence Read More …

NATO Allies take the lead on the development of NATO’s Innovation Fund

On Friday (22 October 2021), at a signing ceremony hosted by NATO’s Secretary General, Defence Ministers from 17 Allied countries agreed to take the lead on the development of NATO’s first Innovation Fund. This multinational Fund will help NATO retain Read More …