Navy to Send More Unmanned Systems to Sea

Navy to Send More Unmanned Systems to Sea 3/5/2018 By Jon Harper Knifefish UUV Photo: General Dynamics The Navy is moving ahead with unmanned surface and undersea vehicle development, and pursuing enabling technologies that will make the platforms operationally effective. A wide range of USVs and UUVs are in the works, littoral combat ship program executive […]

Nuclear Industry Putting Trust in UAS

MARCH 5, 2018AIR, IUS EXCLUSIVE Nuclear Industry Putting Trust in UAS BY RENEE KNIGHT When an engineer first suggested using a drone to inspect two concrete pressurized water reactor (PWR) containment domes at American Electric Power’s Cook Nuclear Plant, David Aubrey, who oversees these inspections, was hesitant to trust such a new technology with such a critical […]

China’s plan to use artificial intelligence to boost the thinking skills of nuclear submarine commanders

Equipping nuclear submarines with AI would give China an upper hand in undersea battles while pushing applications of the technology to a new level UPDATED : Tuesday, 06 February, 2018, 11:07am  China is working to update the rugged old computer systems on nuclear submarines with artificial intelligence to enhance the potential thinking skills of commanding […]