The US Government must work with tech companies if it wants to remain competitive in AI

August 12, 2017

U.S. Secretary of DefenseJames Mattis is gathering his tech tour of the West Coast today with a tour to Googles Mountain View campus.Mattis spent go at Amazon and DiuX, the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental , earlier in the week. His key takeaway from all the socializing with tech commanders is that the Department of Defense needs to embrace technology coming out of the private sector if it hopes to stay…

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Lockheed Martin takes a strategic stake in nanosatellite company Terran Orbital

June 30, 2017

Aerospace leader Lockheed Martin has invested in U.S. nanosatellite company Terran Orbital, the latest example of how legacy and novel players alike are looking at smallsats and the industry of cheap, lightweight satellites in general as a key area of opportunity for the growing commercial space sector. Lockheeds equity stake is in exchange for cash and in-kind services, and the two have partnered in the past on DoD and NASA…

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