News story: DASA is searching for innovations to enhance veterans’ healthcare

DASA has launched a new Themed Competition: the Veterans’ Health Innovation Fund Funded by the Office for Veterans’ Affairs (Cabinet Office) Up to £2.7 million funding available for innovative veterans’ healthcare technologies and solutions The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is pleased to launch a new Themed Competition called the Veterans’ Health Innovation Fund. Run on behalf of the Office...

UK reveals Royal Navy seizure of smuggled Iranian missiles

In early 2022, whilst on routine maritime security operations, Royal Navy ship HMS Montrose seized Iranian weapons from speedboats being operated by smugglers in international waters south of Iran. The weapons seized included surface-to-air-missiles and engines for land attack cruise missiles, in contravention of UN Security Council resolution 2216 (2015). This is the first time a British Naval warship has...

News story: Artificial intelligence in the driving seat

The participants, from the Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), had three days to transform a ‘dumb’ car into one which could navigate a course using artificial intelligence (AI) . The challenge aimed to demonstrate the benefits of reinforcement learning and the differences between the virtual and physical environments. [## AI in the Driving Seat] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab_q2ZmxxNc) Dstl organiser David said...

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION: 704423453 GPS Trackers with Biometric Monitors, Maintenance and Connectivity – Early Engagement

Type of document: Contract Notice Country: United Kingdom 1. Title: REQUEST FOR INFORMATION: 704423453 GPS Trackers with Biometric Monitors, Maintenance and Connectivity 2. Awarding Authority: Ministry of Defence 4 Deck, Leach Building, NCHQ, HMS Excellent Portsmouth England PO2 8BY Contact: Elizabeth Meatyard Email: elizabeth.meatyard100@mod.gov.uk Phone: URL: 3. Contract Type: 4. Description: Introduction This RFI is not a bidding opportunity but...

Provision of Professional Medical Services at RNRM Association Events

Type of document: Contract Notice Country: United Kingdom 1. Title: Provision of Professional Medical Services at RNRM Association Events 2. Awarding Authority: Ministry of Defence NCHQ Portsmouth England PO2 8BY Contact: Email: gary.cornish100@mod.gov.uk Phone: URL: 3. Contract Type: Services 4. Description: Provision of Professional Medical Services at RNRM Association Events – Full details are available in the Statement of Requirement...