A machine-learning approach could help counter disinformation

A machine-learning approach could help counter disinformation Kate Cox , Linda Slapakova , and William Marcellino  6-26-2020 Understanding how online actors can target countries’ vulnerabilities could serve as a first step toward building wider resilience to disinformation. (monsitj/Getty Images) Disinformation has become a central feature of the COVID-19 crisis. According to a recent poll, false or misleading information about the pandemic […]

Army selects eight counter-drone systems for the joint force

Army selects eight counter-drone systems for the joint force Nathan Strout 6-27-2020 The Drone Buster is one of the counter-drone systems selected by the U.S. Army for continued investment by the joint force. (Pfc. Gower Liu/Army) Following an Army-led assessment, the Defense Department will be narrowing the number of different counter-small unmanned aircraft system solutions […]

BAE awarded contract to supply Royal Navy with autonomous patrol boats

BAE awarded contract to supply Royal Navy with autonomous patrol boats By David Szondy  June 24, 2020 The P24 Unmanned BAE Systems BAE Systems has won a £3.2 million (US$4 million) contract to supply the British Royal Navy with autonomous Pacific 24 (P24) boats. The robotic P24 Unmanned, which is converted from the staple Unmanned Rigid Inflatable Boat […]