"Synthetic Training Environment"
Air Force Research Lab seeks new algorithms to enhance space situational awareness
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
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
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
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
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
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
Virtual and augmented reality offer new era of scalable, immersive training for Defense Department.
GAO dings Army on its management of virtual training devices
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.