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National Jan 3, 2019

Japan to step up research on high-output military laser

The Defense Ministry will crank into high gear its research to develop a high-output military laser that can intercept mortar rounds and enemy drones flying at low altitudes. The ministry included development outlays of ¥8.7 billion for such research in the fiscal 2018 budget. It plans ...

Japan's defense officials to use AI for record management

National Sep 25, 2018

Japan's defense officials to use AI for record management

The Defense Ministry plans to use artificial intelligence for the management of public records, drawing lessons from the mishandling of daily Self-Defense Forces activity logs, according to officials. Under the project, AI algorithms will "learn" the content of public records and ensure that every related ...