WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio. The 711th Human Performance Wing’s (711 HPW) Airman Systems Directorate entered into five information transfer agreements (ITAs) with commercial companies to share and provide access to its Vigilant Spirit Control Station (VSCS) software package, which allows operators to control multiple unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) at once.
WASHINGTON. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) officials announced the launch of the Face Recognition Prize Challenge (FRPC). IARPA is partnering with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the contest, which aims to improve recognition of face images acquired without capture constraints, in other words unconstrained images captured in the “wild.”
ORCHARD PARK, New York. Engineers at Cobham Mission Systems released a smart, power management pure air compressor system for weapons deployment in military aircraft. Cobham officials announced the new system, dubbed SUREPAC at Air Warfare Symposium.