Category Unmanned aerial systems

Defense Strategy And The Iron Triangle Of Painful Tradeoffs

Excerpts: unavoidable iron triangle of painful tradeoffs (hereafter ITPT)   A defense strategy is an approach that ties together the goals, approaches, and resources (people, technology, dollars, etc.) that can best advance priority interests by exploiting opportunities and overcoming challenges. It must account for, and in some cases seek to shape, a complex and dynamic […]

HASC Subcommittee On Tactical Air & Land Forces FY18 NDAA Markups — Includes Strengthening & Improving ISR Capabilities

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 OPENING REMARKS OF CHAIRMAN TURNER SUBCOMMITTEE ON TACTICAL AIR & LAND FORCES   WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee’s […]

U.S. Jet Destroys Another Iranian Drone Over Syria – 3rd Shoot-Down In Month

U.S. Jet Destroys Another Iranian Drone Over Syria – 3rd Shoot-Down In Month By Thomas Gibbons-Neff June 20 at 11:54 AM Play Video 0:51 U.S. shoots down Iranian-made drone over Syria Embed Share The Pentagon says a drone shot down by a U.S. F-15 fighter jet, June 20, “displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition […]

North Korean Drone Took Hundreds Of Photos Of U.S. Anti-Missile System/THAAD

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from David Maxwell & his contact info is at the bottom of this article.  RCP fortunascorner.com David Maxwell:  And the farmland noted in previous reports were probably to support SOF infiltration for  drops zones for parachute infiltration and landing zones for AN-2 Colts. North Korean Drone Took Hundreds […]

ISIS Drone Program Becoming Increasingly Dangerous For U.S. Special Forces In Raqqa, Syria; Armed, Flying Drones Are The New Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) — And, We Can Expect This Threat To Grow In Scale, Complexity, Sophistication, & Lethality

ISIS Drone Program Becoming Increasingly Dangerous For U.S. Special Forces In Raqqa, Syria; Armed, Flying Drones Are The New Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) — And, We Can Expect This Threat To Grow In Scale, Complexity, Sophistication, & Lethality https://fortunascorner.com      The website ValueBit News, has a June 15, 2017 article by the title above […]

Suspected North Korean Drone Photographed THAAD Missile Site

David Maxwell:  Wow.  If true it got pretty far south to be able to get to the THAAD location. Suspected North Korean Drone Photographed THAAD Missile Site scmp.com · June 13, 2017 A drone suspected to be from North Korea had taken aerial photos of the US THAAD anti-missile defence site in South Korea before it […]

Pentagon Issues Statement On Air Strike On Somalia-Based & al-Qaeda-Linked al Shabaab Group

Pentagon Statement on Somalia Strike 06/11/2017 08:53 AM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-219-17 June 11, 2017 Pentagon Statement on Somalia Strike Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following: On June 11, at approximately 2 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the Department of Defense conducted a strike operation against al-Shabaab in Somalia. The operation occurred […]

U.S. F-15E Downs Iranian Built Syrian Drone After Airstrike On U.S. Led Forces

https://theaviationist.com/2017/06/09/u-s-f-15e-downs-iranian-built-syrian-drone-after-airstrike-on-u-s-led-forces/ U.S. F-15E DOWNS IRANIAN-BUILT SYRIAN DRONE AFTER AIRSTRIKE ON U.S. LED FORCES Jun 09 2017 – 0 Comments By Tom Demerly SYRIAN DRONE DESTROYED BY STRIKE EAGLE AFTER IT ENGAGED ANTI-ASSAD COALITION GROUND FORCES. SECOND AIR-TO-AIR KILL FOR THE STRIKE EAGLE SINCE GULF WAR. U.S. Special Operations advisors leading anti-Assad Syrian forces came under fire from […]

数字化 – 网络化 – 智能化: China’s Quest For An AI Revolution In Warfare

数字化 – 网络化 – 智能化: China’s Quest For An AI Revolution In Warfare thestrategybridge.org · by Elsa B. Kania · June 8, 2017 The PLA’s Trajectory from Informatized to “Intelligentized” Warfare China aspires to surpass the U.S. in artificial intelligence, seeking to take advantage of the unique opportunities that this critical emerging technology could confer to its economic […]

War Without Fear: DepSecDef Work On How Artificial Intelligence Changes The Battlefield

Conclusion: “It’s very hard to control autonomy, not because it’s wild or because it wants to be free, (but because) we’re creating these complex, adaptive technological systems,” Sandberg said. Indeed, the most powerful and popular way to make an AI currently is not to program its intelligence line-by-line, but to create a “learning machine” and […]