October 25 Daily S&T Trendletter

Date: 25.10.2023

  • Russia has developed a marine drone for Arctic research


Scientists of the Scientific and Educational Center (REC) “Russian Arctic” in Arkhangelsk have developed a vessel that can transport cargo without a crew and conduct monitoring in river, coastal and marine zones. The working distance of the drone is up to 500 miles.
Source: TASS


  • A new technology for creating non-erasable coatings for mechanical engineering was developed by the scientists of VolgSTU


The approach makes it possible to create alloys from metals that are chemically incompatible with the basic carbide. Traditional technologies for the production of such coatings, based on pressing and sintering, greatly limited the chemical composition and dimensions of the products. The results are published in the Journal of the Korean Ceramic Society.
Source: RIA


  • The Ministry of Finance estimated the level of implementation of Russian software at 50%


The previous estimate, made in December 2022, was 15%. New data is provided in the draft updating of the “roadmap” for the development of “New system-wide and applied software”.
Source: CNews


  • Kaspersky has identified two waves of mass malicious mailings to Russian institutions of the state and industrial sectors


The names of the affected organizations were not disclosed. The purpose of the script was screenshots, documents, passwords from browsers and even information from the clipboard.
Source: CNews


  • Roscosmos has successfully completed the development of an onboard antenna system for promising Skif communications satellites


These innovative antennas are designed to provide stable and broadband data transmission at high speeds of up to 420 megabits per second in the most remote and hard—to-reach areas of Russia, and in the long term – all over the planet.
Source: nauka.rf