Trump administration proposes splitting Cyber Command from the NSA

  • December 20, 2020
The Trump administration elevated the role of Cyber Command in 2018, and now it’s apparently ready to give the division its own berth. Defense One reports that officials have proposed splitting Cyber Command leadership from the NSA. It’s not certain…

DARPA says it’s getting closer to snatching drones out of midair

  • December 11, 2020
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is still developing its Gremlins project, which is apparently getting closer to grabbing drones out of the sky. The agency said it was “inches from success” during its latest round of test flights…

UK general says a quarter of the army could be robots by the 2030s

  • November 8, 2020
It’s no secret that numerous militaries are relying more on drones and other robotic vehicles, but the UK’s leadership has a particularly bold vision. As the Guardian reports, armed forces head General Sir Nick Carter told Sky News in an interview th…

Heron Systems’ AI pilot just beat a human in a simulated dogfight

  • August 21, 2020
The final round of DARPA’s AlphaDogfight Trial is complete, and once again, the winning AI pilot celebrated its victory against a field of virtual contenders by going on to defeat a human F-16 pilot. An AI pilot developed by Heron Systems won the sho…