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
Epicor to relaunch its flagship manufacturing ERP, now called Kinetic
Epicor reintroduced its new flagship ERP product under a new name, Kinetic, designed to fulfill FDA software verification requirements for medical device suppliers and facilitates regulations of CMMC for defense and aerospace. It is also the only multi-tenant cloud solution.
If the name Kinetic... Read more
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
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
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
AWS defends itself against Oracle in lawsuit around lucrative JEDI project
Oracle is currently conducting a lawsuit against the U.S. government. The company feels that the process surrounding the JEDI defence project is not going well and that Amazon Web Services (AWS) benefits too much. And so it wants the judge to throw the trial open. AWS joins in a new twist with the U... Read more
Ministry of Defence wants to invest substantially more in measures against cyber attacks
The Ministry of Defence intends to invest more in measures against cyber attacks. According to the Ministry, it is not enough to have good security. The Ministry intends to use more resources and to broaden the strategy to make the Netherlands more resilient.
This can be seen in the Ministry of Defe... Read more
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
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