Look Out! Maritime Early Warning Innovations: Defence and Security Accelerator Competition Document

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking proposals for the development of innovative technologies to provide novel methods of Early Warning (EW) for maritime operations. Run on behalf of the Royal Navy, this competition aims to develop alternative Read More …

Scottish uni developing robots for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning

A Scottish university will help create robotic technologies for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning jobs, taking humans out of harm’s way. Heriot-Watt University’s National Robotarium is working on the project with Sheffield-based robotics software firm Cyberselves and Resolve Robotics, of Read More …

India: Researchers at IIT Bombay design hand-held device that can detect explosives

Researchers at the National Center of Excellence in Technology for Internal Security (NCETIS) of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, have designed a hand-held explosive detection device that can detect explosives. Director, Subhasis Chaudhuri, on Tuesday, announced that some Read More …

High-Tech Tools Join the Hunt for Forgotten Mines

In Afghanistan, Angola and Libya, digging out the deadly remnants of war takes nerves of steel and increasingly sophisticated mapping technology. Mine removal is dangerous and painstaking: Before the introduction of advanced technological support, the work was mostly manual. Teams Read More …

Team from Air Force Research Lab finds a way to use packaged snow as explosion protection

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Sometimes nature offers more than just beauty, and in this case, it provided a natural solution for a protective barrier for individuals conducting live ordnance training in the Alaska cold. A team from Read More …

China: PLA commissions new-type robot for bomb disposal

A new robot type has entered service, as it demonstrated its capacity in a recent bomb disposal exercise by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The commissioning of such a device is an example of the PLA’s modernization as machines Read More …