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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...
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3D printed throttleable pintle injector bolted to combustion chamber transition spool. (source: Rocketstar)
"The ability of this pintle to simply and efficiently inject a multitude of hypergolic fuels and throttle them from five percent all...
U.S. Marines supported a non-lethal weapons Perimeter Security Assessment for the U.S. DoD Non-Lethal Weapons Program at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center's Range 800. Used in the assessment, the Active Denial System 2 provided advanced non-lethal direct-fire support. (source: DoD NLWP)
November 12, 2018 | Source: FedBixOpps.Gov, fbo.gov, 8 Nov 2018, RFI Solicitation POC: Kristyl White
The Department of Defense (DoD), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Acquisition Directorate (AD) is seeking information on...
Then-Lt. Gen. James Mattis in Iraq. (source: Breaking Defense)
December 3, 2018 | Source: Breaking Defense, breakingdefense.com, Bob Scales, 26 November 2018
Eight months ago, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis created the Close Combat Lethality Task Force to right a generational wrong. A retired...
Laminated Object Manufacturing of 3D‐Printed Laser‐Induced Graphene Foams
December 3, 2018 | Source: Rice University, news.rice.edu, Mike Williams, 14 June 2018
Rice University scientists have developed a simple way to produce conductive, three-dimensional (3D) objects made of graphene foam...
Pathologies of Neural Models Make Interpretation Difficult
December 3, 2018 | Source: University of Maryland, College of Computer, Mathematical & Natural Sciences, cmns.umd.edu, Matthew Wright, 5 November 2018
Artificial intelligence—specifically, machine learning—is a part of daily life for computer and smartphone users. From autocorrecting...
December 3, 2018 | Source: The Drive, thedrive.com, Marco Margaritoff, 2 August 2018
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) arguably develops some of the most technologically advanced systems known to man...
General Motors Defense Division Chevrolet Silverado ZH2 hydrogen fueled military pickup truck. (source: GM Defense)
December 3, 2018 | Source: SAE International, sae.org, Kami Buchholz, 15 Februrary 2018
In the middle of a desert or other remote military zone, advanced power generation can keep the U.S. Army’s ground vehicles and combat...
MIT Artificial Intelligence driven system uses radio frequency (RF) signals from wireless devices to remotely detect human movement and locate and track people even in the dark or through walls (source: MIT CSAIL)
December 3, 2018 | Source: MIT News, news.mit.edu, Adam Conner-Simons & Rachel Gordon, 12 June 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven system can accurately locate, determine posture of and track multiple individuals even in the dark...
Shotgun repurposed to less-lethal weapon (LLW) through use of less-lethal ammunition. (source: PoliceOne)
December 3, 2018 | Source: PoliceOne (via National Institute of Justice), policeone.com, Michele Coppola
When the Corvallis Police Department moved away from everyday use of shotguns in favor of patrol rifles, the shotguns were repurposed...
Army looking at novel ways to solve logistical issues such as the requirement for frequent manned truck convoys carrying fuel, water and other supplies that place a heavy burden on time and resources and places soldiers in harm's way. (source: The Drive)
December 3, 2018 | Source: The Drive, thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 9 November 2018
Concerns are growing throughout the U.S. military about the potential difficulties in rapidly deploying large amounts of personnel and...
Image of conventional closed cell, flexible, polyurethane foam pad. (source: ScienceDirect)
December 3, 2018 | Source: Science Direct (National University of Singapore), sciencedirect.com, 1 September 2017
The present experimental study investigates shock wave mitigation capability of potentially new personal protective equipment (PPE)...
B-2 bomber taking off. (source: U.S. Air Force, MSgt Val Gempis)
December 3, 2018 | Source: Defense One, defenseone.com, Patrick Tucker, 21 September 2018
Almost nothing is known about the new bomber in development, the B-21 Raider, the most important Air Force project of the new century...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, J.R. Wilson, 1 July 2018
From surface warships, jet fighter aircraft, military tactical vehicles, to even unmanned systems, laser weapons are demonstrating...