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How Chinese cyber spies targeted the Dutch Ministry of Defense

How Chinese cyber spies targeted the Dutch Ministry of Defense

The Dutch Ministry of Defense discovered in 2023 that it was being spied on by China via malware. The damage appears to have been limited in scope, but Dutch intelligence services say Chinese state actors are frequently targeting the Netherlands and its allies. The malware has been christened CO... Read more

date3 months ago
Amazon to launch first Kuiper internet satellites in early 2023

Amazon to launch first Kuiper internet satellites in early 2023

Amazon will send its first two Project Kuiper internet satellites into space in early 2023. Amazon wants to launch a constellation of internet satellites in earth Orbit through Project Kuiper. The company initially planned to launch by the end of this year with rocket startup ABL Space Systems... Read more

date2 years ago
Thales develops two new military radars

Thales develops two new military radars

Thales has unveiled the Ground Master 200 Multi Mission (GM200 MM) radar. This radar is designed to respond to modern, complex battlefields. The radar will soon be available in two versions: one aimed at air surveillance and one aimed at detecting large weapons on the ground. That's what the site Ar... Read more

date5 years ago
Oracle court case around controversial cloud contract shut down

Oracle court case around controversial cloud contract shut down

Oracle's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense has been temporarily halted. The case, which started with the JEDI cloud contract of 8.8 billion euros (10 billion dollars), has been shut down so that the ministry can look into possible conflicts of interest. It is not yet certain when the in... Read more

date5 years ago
Defence and Thales develop joint airborne radar system

Defence and Thales develop joint airborne radar system

Thales and the Ministry of Defence, in particular the Royal Netherlands Army (KL), have jointly developed the new MMR radar system for air surveillance, security and defence. In this way the KL hopes to be prepared for current threats from the air, but also from weapon systems such as rockets, artil... Read more

date5 years ago
IBM protests against JEDI plans by U.S. Department of Defense

IBM protests against JEDI plans by U.S. Department of Defense

IBM protests against the idea of the U.S. Department of Defense to make one company fully responsible for its transition to the cloud. Within the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, one company receives a ten-year contract that is worth ten billion dollars. But more and more companies ... Read more

date6 years ago
Pentagon wants to invest $2 billion for more AI in weapons

Pentagon wants to invest $2 billion for more AI in weapons

The U.S. Department of Defense has promised to invest $2 billion over the next five years in artificial intelligence (AI) systems for weapons. The systems should therefore increase the confidence of commanders in the army and become more acceptable. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DAR... Read more

date6 years ago