Rogers’ nightmare: weaponization of cyber by terrorists (consider the implications to unmanned systems)

While non-state actors today are not on par with nation states as far as cyber capabilities are concerned, terrorist groups, criminals, hackers and the like could possess destructive capabilities enjoyed by a small circle of nations in the not-so-distant future. According to Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, non-state groups using cyber […]

DARPA demos sense-and-avoid system

One of the keys for unmanned aircraft operation – especially within the context of greater integration in U.S. national airspace – is reliable sense-and-avoid technology, but manned aircraft also could use a collision avoidance system that helps spot and evade oncoming traffic. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently successfully tested a system that can […]