• DIU Supports Black Dart 2019 Evaluation of C-UAS Technology
    September 17, 2019
    DIU supported a number of Department of Defense organizations in evaluating component technology during Black Dart 2019, a joint, interagency demonstration focusing on rapid development and implementation C-UAS technology.
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Missile Defense Radar Upgrades Could Spur Improvements Across DoD
Air Force Magazine
August 26, 2019
The Defense Innovation Unit is updating an Air Force missile-defense radar in an effort that promises to spur ripple effects for other programs like the F-22, according to a recent Pentagon report to Congress.
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Assessing Building Damage from Satellite Imagery: an Artificial Intelligence/Computer Vision Challenge
August 12, 2019
The Defense Innovation Unit’s xView2 Challenge seeks to automate post-disaster damage assessment. DIU is challenging machine learning experts to develop computer vision algorithms that will speed up analysis of satellite and aerial imagery.
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SRS FUSION, the U.S. Navy's Next Generation ROV
Ocean News
August 02, 2019
Strategic Robotic Systems (SRS) announces the United States Navy has chosen to procure the company’s FUSION unmanned underwater vehicle to be their future explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) remotely operated vehicle (ROV) with initial deliveries commencing in the third quarter of 2019.
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Technology and National Security: A New Era of Innovation
The Aspen Institute
July 19, 2019
DIU Director, Michael Brown, participated in this year's Aspen Security Forum on a panel focused on the intersection of technology and national security. Panelists also included John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, and Edward Screven, Chief Corporate Architect, Oracle. Kara Swisher, Co-Founder of Recode, moderated the discussion.
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