Key stakeholders to attend meeting on quantum computing at White House

Given its wide ranging potential, Washington wants to develop and leverage the power of quantum computing which is currently in its infancy. On Monday, in efforts aimed at boosting efforts at quantum computing, the White House is set to hold a meeting with academic experts, U.S. government officials, and leading tech companies including Alphabet Inc,…

Japan to buy 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft for $3.135 billion

The potential sale will augment Japan’s capability to assess the situational awareness of air and naval activity in the Pacific region. As per a statement by the U.S. State Department, the potential sale of upto 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft have been approved for Japan. The estimated cost of the…

Boeing wins $409 million contract to develop next-gen technologies

Boeing’s focus will be on developing thermal power and its corresponding control systems. The Pentagon has disclosed, Boeing Co has been awarded a a $409 million Air Force contract for developing next-generation thermal power and control systems as part of a government and industry joint effort to develop revolutionary and innovative technologies.

General Electric wins defense contract worth up to $409 million from the Pentagon

This is significant since GE is aiming to develop next generation thermal power technology and control systems. As per a statement from the Pentagon, General Electric Co has been awarded a defense contract worth up to $409 million. The contract is for developing next-generation thermal power plants and control systems, as part of a government…

Trump Administration making CFIUS stronger to block Chinese investment in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

The Chinese have found weaknesses in CFIUS and are exploiting it to the hilt. As per current and former U.S. officials, the U.S. is poised to heighten the scrutiny on investments made by China in Silicon Valley in order to better shield sensitive technologies which are seen as vital to U.S. national security. In recent…

China is making progress in securing its lines of communication: Pentagon

The development has significant repercussions on several fronts, including economics, trade, diplomacy and the military. As per a report presented by the Pentagon to the U.S. Congress, China’s 2016 launch of its first experimental quantum communications satellite was a “notable advance in cryptography research”. “The developer of the satellite claimed it has ‘enormous prospects’ in…