Electronics and optics news
During tests held at the US Army's White Sands training ground in New Mexico, a laser system designed to protect ground troops from drones and aircraft successfully shot down several artillery mines in flight. This is reported by Popular Mechanics magazine, referring to a press release from Raytheon.
As reported by the TASS news agency, on the morning of May 18, 2022, the Russian military satellite Kosmos-2555, which was launched on April 29 using the Angara-1 launch vehicle, descended from orbit and burned in the atmosphere.2". This follows from the data of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) of the United States.
The dubious deal between Kiev and Ankara partially succeeded
A leak in a number of Turkish and Ukrainian media sheds light on the list of weapons that Kiev demands from the European Union. In this case, it is essential that Kiev shows interest in Turkish weapons and military equipment. And this nomenclature goes beyond the military drones and ammunition already supplied by Ankara.
Russia used the latest laser system "Badass" in Ukraine
Russia used its latest development in the field of laser weapons in Ukraine, said Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov. According to him, this laser "burns through" objects and can "absolutely freely" shoot down drones at a distance of five kilometers. The previous domestic laser complex "Peresvet", according to experts, could also shoot down drones, but only in ideal weather.
A unique 180-meter dam may appear in China by 2024. It will be built using 3D printing and artificial intelligence, which will take over the management of the entire construction process of the structure. People will not take part in the construction.
Researchers from DeepMind have developed a multimodal neural network capable of performing various types of tasks. For example, she can control a robot, play games for Atari, write text and describe photos. The article about the algorithm is published on arXiv.org , the authors also talked about it on the DeepMind website.
"Loopholes to circumvent sanctions": The US Treasury buys specialized software for monitoring the Russian-language darknet
As the sanctions standoff with Moscow develops, Western states, led by the United States, are striving for maximum control over information and financial flows. At the disposal of RT were the documents of the American government portal of public procurement — a specialized unit of the US Treasury Department specializing in financial intelligence.
Ukrainian chaos, the failure of Russian-American agreements and the risk of a Third World War...
Alexander del Valle in Atlantico traces the degradation of the disarmament initiatives of Russia and the United States. Bottom line: "The US has surrounded Russia with anti-missiles, claiming that they are afraid of Iran. This system is aimed at making it impossible for Russia to retaliate in the event of a first NATO nuclear strike." When the United States was already finishing this case, the Ukrainian crisis escalated.
Military expert Vladislav Shurygin – on the results of the first months of the operation in Ukraine and the unprecedented information war against Russia
Two and a half months have passed since the beginning of the special military operation. The battle for Donbass is in full swing, and its outcome is being decided right now on the battlefields. However, the general course of events in recent months already allows us to sum up some preliminary results and answer important questions.
The more successful Russia's special operation is, the more outright lies appear in the Western media. Fakes about the situation in Ukraine are becoming more and more crude and primitive, and Western information in the world is no longer believed. There comes a turning point when the web of lies woven by technologists must be broken.
Russian scientists from the AI Institute of Artificial Intelligence and MIPT have created a biologically plausible memory model for artificial intelligence systems with intrinsic motivation. The scientific article was published in the authoritative journal Brain Informatics (Q1).
The Power of the Future – military AI
Foreign Affairs is sounding the alarm – the United States is beginning to seriously lag behind China and Russia in the field of military artificial intelligence. The Pentagon is unnecessarily resting on its laurels, not understanding the enormous importance of AI. The authors write that a number of new US developments with AI have failed. America can cede military primacy in the world to its opponents.
The effectiveness of the use of MANPADS against the aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces in Ukraine has fallen below 10 percent
There is more and more evidence on the web of how the effectiveness of the use of MANPADS against the aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces in the Donbas and on the territory of Ukraine controlled by the Kiev regime has decreased.
The new platform proved to be very, very promising at the start: a single electron on solid neon maintained a superposition state for a long time.
The United States supplied Ukraine with 155-mm M777A2 howitzers without a digital fire control system
The United States has delivered towed M777A2 155-mm howitzers to Ukraine, some of the guns are already in the Donbas and are participating in combat operations against the Russian army and units of the NM People's Republics. This was evidenced by multiple photos and videos with howitzers taken by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In the reports of the Ministry of Defense concerning the special military operation in Ukraine, the Su-35S fighter is often mentioned. This is a truly magnificent and truly versatile combat vehicle.
The Su-35S has the appearance of a fourth-generation fighter. But the inner content already belongs to the fifth.
The Warrior combat equipment has managed to become legendary in 10 years
The military equipment of the soldier "Ratnik" has been serving for 10 years to increase the combat effectiveness, prestige and protection of servicemen of the Russian Army. It has long been appreciated. Both the command and the ordinary servicemen defending the interests of our country love and are proud of her.
Scientists of the MIPT Applied Nanotechnology Laboratory have developed and tested a new digital receiver board based mainly on Russian components. It will provide communications for small spacecraft. Boeing, Airbus and Thales have similar solutions, but the domestic version differs in that it implements the functions of the whole device in a single chip.
Political, diplomatic and economic pressure on Moscow, the supply of weapons and military equipment — NATO countries continue to defiantly help Ukraine. However, a different kind of support remains behind the scenes: from the very beginning of the conflict, Western intelligence services have been continuously supplying Kiev with intelligence. What exactly — in the material of RIA Novosti.
Ex-commander of the Airborne Forces Shpak explained why Minsk deployed troops on the border with Ukraine
The Army of Belarus has been put on high alert. Minsk claims that this is a response to the NATO exercises "Defender of Europe-2022", which are taking place on the territory of Poland, Lithuania and Latvia. Also, the Belarusian Defense Ministry announced the deployment of Special Operations Forces (SSO) on the border with Ukraine. "Newspaper.Ru" found out what the Belarusian SSOs are and what their deployment means.