Significance of increasingly autonomous systems in a military context

More autonomous robots and weapon systems provide numerous military advantages and harbour the potential to revolutionise warfare. However, the associated challenges and risks should not be underestimated. armasuisse S+T supports Switzerland in the discussion on the use of autonomous systems.

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New forms of attack against critical infrastructures

Computer scientists at the Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus are researching topics surrounding cyber security in Switzerland as part of their doctoral theses. In his dissertation, Daniel Moser questioned established attacker models of the cyber community in terms of their feasibility. He demonstrates that attackers are capable of far more than previously thought.

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Cyber Defence Campus researchers receive Best Paper Award

Scientists at the Cyber Defence (CYD) Campus of armasuisse Science and Technology receive the Best Paper Award of the 7th Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop for their research contribution on the security vulnerabilities in communications between air traffic control operators and the crew in aircraft.

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ARCHE 2021 - Swiss robotics for the disaster relief of the future

For the fourth time, the unique training village in Wangen an der Aare was the venue for the ARCHE integration week (Advanced Robotic Capabilities for Hazardous Environments). Among other things, this week served as a basis for assessing the practical suitability of Swiss robotics for the disaster relief of the future.

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