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DARPA taps BAE for autonomous air mission planning software

DARPA taps BAE for autonomous air mission planning software

Business
March 21 (UPI) -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded BAE Systems a new contract for its work on an autonomous air mission planning system for the U.S. military. The $ 3.1 million contract, announced Wednesday by BAE, is for development work on the Resilient Synchronized Planning and Assessment for the Contested Environment, or RSPACE, system. RSPACE is meant to develop software to aid air operators in planning and making battlespace decisions during daily operations, including when communications are limited or unreliable. BAE is focused on software called the Distributed, Interactive, Command-and-Control Tool, or DIRECT, which is meant to improve battlespace awareness. The system uses a visual interface to alert operators of areas of concern when planning missions...
Bob Arum planning offer to Errol Spence for Terence Crawford fight in 2019

Bob Arum planning offer to Errol Spence for Terence Crawford fight in 2019

Sports
DREAM FIGHT The promoter wants the elite welterweights to unify their titles later this year Terence Crawford’s promoter Bob Arum has revealed he is planning an offer to Errol Spence for a unification super fight this year. The Top Rank boss promotes Crawford (the WBO welterweight champion), while Spence (the IBF welterweight champion) is aligned to advisor Al Haymon and PBC. Terence Crawford is 34-0 (25 KOs) and #2 on talkSPORT’s pound-for-pound list Arum and Haymon are bitter rivals in the boxing business, however each possess one half of the best fight to be made in the welterweight division. Errol Spence’s next fight sees him take on Mikey Garcia on March 16, while Terence Crawford will return against Amir ...
That enjoyable 'mini retirement' requires serious planning

That enjoyable 'mini retirement' requires serious planning

Finance
Are you ready to leave your job, ride off into the sunset and devote time and energy to more personally meaningful pursuits? If you answered yes but are still 20 to 30 years away from a traditional retirement, you may want to consider taking a "mini retirement." Unfamiliar with this concept? Author Tim Ferriss created and defined it in his book "The 4-Hour Workweek." Essentially, mini retirements are a series of intentional breaks throughout your career, rather than one final retirement after a life of labor. This is different from a sabbatical or unpaid leave. We're talking about a clean break from your employer, followed at...
Retirement planning mistakes you probably don't realize you're making

Retirement planning mistakes you probably don't realize you're making

Finance
Planning young: a retirement roadmap Though retirement can be a fulfilling time in people's lives, it can also be a stressful one. This especially holds true if you fall victim to the following mistakes, so be sure to avoid them at all costs. 1. Relying too heavily on Social Security Millions of seniors collect Social Security in retirement, and those monthly payments play a pivotal role in helping beneficiaries keep up with their expenses. But if you're planning to live on Social Security alone once your career comes to a close, you're making a huge mistake. Contrary to what you may have been led to believe, Social Security isn't designed to replace your former paycheck. If you were an average earner, those benefits will translate into roughly 40% of your previous i...
Lennox Lewis planning sensational return to boxing at 52 to take on Vitali Klitschko in exhibition fight

Lennox Lewis planning sensational return to boxing at 52 to take on Vitali Klitschko in exhibition fight

Sports
lew what? The Briton last fought in 2003 but may be about to lace up his gloves again Lennox Lewis is reportedly planning to make a sensational return to the ring to face Vitali Klitschko. The 52-year-old – the last undisputed heavyweight world champion – is eyeing an exhibition bout with his old Ukrainian rival later this year. Lennox Lewis may be lacing up his gloves once more The duo fought in 2003 and Lewis was given one of the most testing nights of his career before the fight was stopped in the sixth due to a severe cut to Klitschko’s left eye. It proved to be the final fight of Lewis’ career, but the Briton may now lace up his gloves once more, according to World Boxing News. Klitschko is the ...