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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...
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...
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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SpaceX Crew Dragon NASA Demo 1. (source: SpaceX)
March 11, 2019 | Source: SpaceX, spacex.com, 4 March 2019
At 2:49 a.m. EST on March 2, SpaceX launched Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s...
U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for new enabling technologies in fast attack planning. (source: Military Aerospace & Electronics)
March 8, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 25 February 2019
U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for new enabling technologies in fast attack planning on valuable and enemy moving...
An M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle crew changes position on the range during gunnery training at the Doña Ana Range Complex, N.M., Aug. 3, 2018. The Army is developing a new Next Generation Combat Vehicle as part of a concerted modernization strategy. (Credit: U.S. Army, Winifred Brown)
March 4, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 26 February 2019
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – U.S. Army researchers are surveying industry for radar technologies to protect armored combat vehicles...
USPS said it wants technologies that will allow AVs to drive along a mail route while its operator uses the mobile office to organize the mail before depositing it in curbside mailboxes. (source: FCW)
March 2, 2019 | Source: FCW, fcw.com, Susan Miller, 25 February 2019
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will deter autonomous vehicles from helping letter carriers swiftly complete their...
Aircraft Survivability Journal - Spring 2019 image
DSIAC is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Spring Issue of the Aircraft Survivability Journal. The Journal is available for...
Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Reuters/ITAR-TASS/Presidential Press Service)
March 16, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, businessinsider.com, Alex Lockle, 13 March 2019
Russia built an underwater nuclear torpedo with a massive warhead designed to cause tsunamis and devastate entire continents. Russia...
Robotic process autoation (RPA) can be the entry point for larger AI projects, allowing agencies to take shorter steps. (source: FCW)
March 15, 2019 | Source: FCW, fcw.com, Mark Rockwell, 28 February 2019
Federal agencies that have begun harnessing softwarebots to automate repetitive processes in their internal operations are eliminating...
xView features a diverse collection of small, rare, fine grained, and multi-type objects with bounding box annotation. (source: DIU)
March 13, 2019 | Source: Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), https://www.diu.mil/, 2018
Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) released a new satellite imagery...
MIT Researchers Create Plane That Flies Without Any Moving Parts	 image
March 12, 2019 | Source: theverge.com, Jon Porter, 22 November 2019
Researchers at MIT have developed a plane capable of flying without any moving parts, reports MIT Technology Review . The feat was...
Meet the M1A2C Abrams: The U.S. Army's New Tank
March 12, 2019 | Source: nationalinterest.org, David Axe, 24 Febraury 2019
The U.S. Army has revealed its newest tank. The new M1A2C Abrams boasts new active and passive protection that could help to protect...