Tag Archives: situational awareness

Army’s Gunsmoke-J Cubesat to Launch Aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron Vehicle in March

U.S. Army

A cubesat designed to help the U.S. Army demonstrate the collection of data from overhead satellites to support battlefield surveillance and combat operations will fly aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron vehicle in mid-March. The Gunsmoke-J spacecraft is one of the seven satellites that will take off from New Zealand as part of the 19th launch mission of the Electron rocket.

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MTEC to Develop Prototypes to Link Medical Networks for DoD

Medical Networks

The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), composed of medical enterprise technology developers, will work to create prototypes that link medical data, software and situational awareness to create a unified network across different parts of the military, such as research labs and tactical responders. The DoD currently anticipates spending $5.8 million on a prototype, with potential funds for follow-on work.

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Shift5 Wins US Army OTA to Deliver Prototype Vehicle Security System; Josh Lospinoso Quoted

Army Ground Vehicle

Shift5 has been awarded a one-year, $2.6 million OTA by the Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) to deliver a prototype vehicle security system for a critical ground vehicle platform. Shift5 will provide unified cybersecurity prototype kits that will protect the operational technology of the Army’s Stryker combat vehicle platform.

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BAE Systems Launches HD Thermal Sensor to Support Reconnaissance; Robyn Decker Quoted

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has released a new high-definition thermal camera core, Athena 1920, integrating infrared image clarity with a wide field of view, to provide greater situational awareness and monitoring. “Our thermal core enables a new class of sensing systems for everything from aerial reconnaissance to perimeter security to asset monitoring,” said Robyn Decker.

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Everbridge Partners with Planet to Advance Satellite Imagery; Dina Kazzaz, Annie Asrari Quoted

Annie Asrari

Everbridge has entered a partnership with Planet, a provider of global satellite imagery data and insights, to advance satellite imagery for Everbridge’s Visual Command Center. Everbridge’s command center has provided a platform for organizations to manage their operations, supply chain, IoT footprint and resiliency as part of the company’s CEM Platform.

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Two Army Projects Seek to Address Communication Barriers Between AI, Soldiers; Matthew Marge, Brandon Perelman Quoted

Artificial Intelligence

Researchers at the U.S. Army are working on two artificial intelligence projects to improve communications between warfighters and AI systems. The Joint Understanding and Dialogue Interface or JUDI and Transparent Multi-Modal Crew Interface Designs projects support the Army’s efforts for its next-generation combat vehicle modernization initiatives.

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USAF Tests New Tactical Data Link for Air Operations; Lt. Col. Bradley Rueter Quoted

Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has conducted a test of a new tactical data link designed to boost situational awareness across airmen, C4ISRnet reported Thursday. USAF's Air Mobility Command delivered high bandwidth and accelerated data processing with the data link in a test that took place Sunday.

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Army Research Team Applies Automation to Multi-Agent Situational Awareness

U.S. Army

Army Research Laboratory, part of the service's Combat Capabilities Development Command, has introduced a new framework that would help soldiers obtain boosted situational awareness in low-bandwidth environments. A group of ARL scientists has enhanced distributed algorithms that allow for autonomous coordination across multiple intelligence agents, the Army said Monday.

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