The character of war is changing

RAIN+ is a niche international research firm providing the latest   on   AI + Defense.

We cover market intelligence, data analytics, ethics and global news.

Our divisions work in synergy to provide a unique and specialised source on AI + Defense for stakeholders in these sectors.


Data, platforms and capabilities


Market trends and emerging opportunities


Components, products and companies

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High-Altitude Platform Systems + Artificial Intelligence

A detailed industrial intelligence guide to the frontier technology of HAPS: Uncrewed Stratospheric Vehicles. 

The stratosphere is the next frontier for defense competition. Driven by AI and decades in the making, High Altitude Platform Systems have arrived. Essential reading for investors, governments and companies active in the HAPS segment, The Militarisation of the Stratosphere evaluates 33 high-flying solar gliders, balloons and airships.


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High-Altitude Long-Endurance Uncrewed Systems on the Battlefield

Essential reading for investors, companies and governments interested in the HALE segment, EYE IN THE SKY evaluates 12 HALE platforms and payloads.

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The Venture Capital + Defense Directory

The Leading Venture Capital Firms and Defense + Dual-Use Technology Companies in the United States

An analysis of venture-capital backed efforts at the cutting edge of defense innovation in the United States.

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Who's Who in AI + Defense

The RAIN 500

The first RAIN 500 report maps 500 individuals working in the field of artificial intelligence and defense in the United States

RAIN+ Data

RAIN+ Data offers a unique data mix in a specialised structure. Using our NEXUS proprietary methodology we benchmark and map trends to provide unique insights into the economic and geopolitical dynamics of the AI Revolution. We look for both larger industrial and geopolitical trends and granular relationships which will allow us to extract new insights in market analysis and tech evolutions affecting the defense sector.


The dynamics of the debate


Ethical arguments of AI and defense


Stakeholders and regulatory  initiatives

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