Emerging Technology

U.S. Senior Airman Joshua Little, 1st Operations Support Squadron intel analyst, use a virtual reality system brought to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, by Airmen from the 547th Intelligence Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 12, 2020. The VR equipment provides an alternative way of training while still maintaining realistic training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan Biese)

Air Force turns to VR for suicide prevention training

The virtual reality program has new modules that were recently tested in California to give lifelike simulations for getting distressed airmen help.
Marines with Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command pose for photos in the cyber operations center at Lasswell Hall aboard Fort Meade, Maryland, Feb. 5, 2020. MARFORCYBER Marines conduct offensive and defensive cyber operations in support of United States Cyber Command and operate, secure and defend the Marine Corps Enterprise Network. This image is a photo illustration.

Marine Corps’ new education strategy focuses on tech-driven ‘continuous’ learning

The Marine Corps issues its first new education doctrine document in more than 20 years focused on continuous learning in the face of new tech challenges.
190906-N-PL946-1098 GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Sept. 6, 2019) Graduating recruits stand in formation inside Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall during a pass in review graduation ceremony at Recruit Training Command. More than 35,000 recruits train annually at the Navy’s only boot camp. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Spencer Fling/Released)

Navy releases education strategy with focus on tech

The Navy wants to improve sailors' and Marines' understand of the technologies that they and U.S. adversaries will be using now and in the future.
David Hedger, Anne Harris, and Dave Guttendorf, members of CMU’s NREC, set up equipment during the data collection event at Fort Hunter Liggett, Jan 13. The partnership between CMU and the AITF focuses on modernizing the Army and its processes, through AI, by giving Soldiers the proper tools needed to succeed on the future battlefield (U.S. Army Photo courtesy of Artificial Intelligence Task Force).

The Army is working on a battlefield AI ‘teammate’ for soldiers

The Army is bringing AI to the battlefield with a new system developed to improve threat-detection through computer vision and other real-time data analysis.