In its quest for cutting edge commercial solutions to military problems, the U.S. Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) is not ignoring the talents of traditional government contractors.
The Air Force is looking to upgrade its cloud computing systems to support the massive downloads of weather data from satellites.
SN Military.Space | Lockheed going after future SBIRS; USAF to bring warrior mentality to space; DARPA’s plan to kill Battlestar Galactica
One of Lockheed Martin’s most prized military satellite programs is being nixed by the Air Force as the military seeks to transition to more resilient, less expensive systems.
For the Earth-observation industry, 2017 was an eventful year. Several trends emerged that could transform the market landscape as profoundly as the proliferation of smallsats already have.
Automation could free up intelligence analysts to spend more time on hard problems that can’t be turned over to a computer.
The $2.4 billion Mars 2020 mission is just one example of NASA’s increasing reliance on artificial intelligence, although the term itself makes some people uneasy.