"Synthetic Training Environment"

Air Force Research Lab seeks new algorithms to enhance space situational awareness

by • 6 days ago

AFRL is soliciting white papers for new machine learning and high-tech computing capabilities that could improve the U.S. military’s situational awareness of potential threats in the space domain.

Marines to establish new drone squadron in Hawaii to counter China

by • 3 months ago

The Marine Corps plans to deploy more unmanned aerial vehicles to the Asia-Pacific to keep an eye on Chinese forces.

DIU wants to bring swarming drones to the DOD

by • 2 years ago

DIU is looking for platforms that enable drones to work as a larger autonomous team to swarm enemy forces.

DOD wants to use virtual reality to train troops for nuclear threats

by • 3 years ago

The Pentagon wants to use AR and VR to equip troops with the skills to be ready to fight in a nuclear war.

Army contracts for global training simulators

by • 3 years ago

The Army awarded two OTAs for 3D simulators that could train warfighters in an estimated 400 locations.

DHS needs startups to help with 11 innovative technologies

by • 4 years ago

The agency's Science and Technology Directorate is on the hunt for new technologies to address 11 core issues it is targeting in 2019.

Immersive technologies give military new tools for training

by • 5 years ago

Virtual and augmented reality offer new era of scalable, immersive training for Defense Department.

GAO dings Army on its management of virtual training devices

by • 6 years ago

The Army can improve the way it manages virtual training devices to help them be used more in operational training, a watchdog report has found. A recently-released Government Accountability Office report says the Army needs to do better analysis, both before using the devices and after, to better integrate them into operational training. The report also recommended the Army give more guidance on how to use virtual devices in operational training, and explore ways to more consistently incorporate virtual devices into its training strategies.