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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Adeline Witherspoon, 2nd SBDE PAO
Introduction Many new technologies are introduced to the world with untold hype and fail to live up to their promise, both in terms of...
(Source: https://www.army.mil/article/221289/army_launches_xtechsearch_30_to_continue_its_search_for_next_generation_technology)
May 22, 2019 | Source: Challenge.gov, 2 may 2019
The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)) is announcing the third cohort of the Army...
Enhancing the Expectations of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – Recognizing Aviation-Grade Suppliers
The unmanned systems industry stands to disrupt almost every major industry. Indeed, it has already revolutionized warfare, and there...
X-Ray Computed Tomography Scanning for Defense Applications image
X-ray computed tomography (XCT) scanning has been used for decades and remains a key component in nondestructive testing (NDT). XCT...
The Heat Is Off:  Advanced Resins Are Revolutionizing the Way We Repair Aircraft
Aircraft design has progressed rapidly over the last 110 years. The simple wooden planes that were used mostly as scouts in World War...
The Continuing Quest for a Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) System for Military and Civilian Law Enforcement Needs image
Introduction Since the late 1980s, military, federal, state, and local law enforcement have incorporated NLW or less-than-lethal...
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DAPRA ReVector program hopes to demonstrate within four years "a safe, precise treatment that delivers a 100-fold reduction in mosquito feeding. (source: DARPA)
May 21, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Susan Miller, 15 May 2019
By the end of the four-year program, DAPRA hopes that researchers can demonstrate "a safe, precise treatment that delivers a 100-fold...
The new BAE Systems dual-band decoy is being designed to replace the ALE-55 decoy, depicted above. (source: Raytheon)
May 27, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 17 May 2019
Navy asks BAE Systems to demonstrate electronic warfare (EW) dual-band towed decoy capability to protect combat aircraft from new...
A member of SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team Two (SDVT-2) prepares to launch a Mark 8 SDV from Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Philadelphia. (source: WikiVisually/USN)
May 25, 2019 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, Yasmin Tadjdeh, 14 May 2019
NOTE: This is the first of a three-part series for Special Operations undersea and surface vessels, air delivery platforms, and land...
Three Astrobee free flyers (Bumble, Honey and Queen) are on board the International Space Station (ISS) to perform video and sensor tasks and to provide a microgravity research platfom. (source: NASA)
May 24, 2019 | Source: BGR, bgr.com, Mike Wehner, 20 May 2019
NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to...
The primary objective of IARPA's Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique (SMART) project is to develop tools and techniques to automatically and dynamically perform a broad-area search (BAS) over diverse environments to detect heavy construction activities. (source: US Army)
May 22, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 23 April 2019
U.S. intelligence experts will brief industry on 29 May 2019 on a project to blend data from satellite-based multispectral imaging...
The DroneBullet is launched by hand. All an operator needs to do to deploy it is to identify a drone target in the sky and then let the DroneBullet take care of the rest. (credit: AerialX)
May 22, 2019 | Source: Digital Trends, digitaltrends.com, Luke Dormehl, 5 May 2019
According to a recent Goldman Sachs report, consumer spending on drones will likely total around $17 billion worldwide by 2020. That’s...
The Seeker and Kenobi free flying robots. Photo via Carbon.
May 21, 2019 | Source: 3D Printing Industry, Anas Essop, 23 April 2019
The Technology House (TTH), a product development service provider, has used Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) 3-D printing technology...
(Credit: Lockheed Martin)
May 21, 2019 | Source: Aerospace Testing, Ben Sampson, 8 May 2019
The U.S. Air Force has successfully tested a laser weapon system capable of shooting multiple missiles while they are in flight. The...