The Ukraine conflict offers a chance for international tech and defense firms to collect valuable weapon and battlefield data to develop advanced weaponry. Ukraine seeks mutually beneficial cooperation in exchange for the data.


  1. 'Data is the new oil,' reflecting data's value and risks without local benefits.
  2. Abundant data reveals battle insights, human-machine behavior under fire.
  3. Battlefield experience trains AI to differentiate rocks from modern mines.
  4. Canadian company 'Draganfly' supports Ukraine with drones for various tasks.
  5. Ukraine seeks to retain data for its growing defense industry.
Editor’s Note: Nazi Germany used the Spanish Civil War to test its equipment before WW2.