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Aircraft Survivability Journal - Summer 2019 image
DSIAC is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Summer Issue of the Aircraft Survivability Journal. The Journal is available for...
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DARPA Solicitation - Military Researchers Consider New Active Flow Control to Eliminate Control Surfaces on Military Aircraft image
September 4, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 13 Aug 2019
Military Researchers Consider New Active Flow Control to Eliminate Control Surfaces on Military Aircraft Active flow control has no...
DARPA RFP - DARPA Eyes Curved High-Performance Infrared Focal Plane Array Sensors for Military and Aerospace Uses image
September 4, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 12 August 2019
DARPA Eyes Curved High-Performance Infrared Focal Plane Array Sensors for Military and Aerospace Uses The FOCII project seeks to curve...
Earth's magnetic fields (image: Lockheed Martin).
September 17, 2019 | Source: GPS World, gpsworld.com, Alan Cameron, 8 May 2019
Scientists continue to search for new technologies to serve the positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) mission. One novel way to...
CAE's MAD-XR magnetic anomaly detection system is significantly more compact than previous MAD systems, allowing it to extend to platforms such as helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, and small fixed-wing aircraft (source:  CAE).
September 17, 2019 | Source: Naval News, navalnews.com, Xavier Vavasseur, 4 June 2019
CAE announced the company has started production of the CAE Magnetic Anomaly Detection-Extended Role (MAD-XR) system. CAE also...
Photo:  Aerojet Rocketdyne. (Source: National Defense)
September 13, 2019 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, Connie Lee, 28 August 2019
Aerojet Rocketdyne has opened a new advanced manufacturing center to produce rocket propulsion products for missile defense programs...
As seen through a night-vision device, Marines sit aboard an MV-22B Osprey before conducting a raid on a mock enemy compound during a composite training unit exercise at Camp Lejeune, NC, on July 24, 2015 (source: Marine Corps).
September 11, 2019 | Source: Military.Com, Matthew Cox, 30 August 2019
Marine infantrymen may soon be able to see through the floor of an MV-22 Osprey and track terrain features as they approach their...
Photo By: Lance Cpl. Fatmeh Saad
September 10, 2019 | Source: JNLWP, jnlwp.defense.gov, Col. Wendell Leimbach, 1 August 2019
Aug. 1, 2019 (Col. Wendell Leimbach) — I used to believe that a question had an obvious answer. The United States military is the...
The oiler USNS John Lenthall travels alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge during a replenishment on June 25. Lenthall is among 21 tankers and fleet oilers, but a report this spring from the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment recommended that number be increased to 69 tankers and oilers (U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 1st Class Mike DiMestico).
September 10, 2019 | Source: Seapower Magazine, seapowermagazine.org, Otto Kreisher, 29 August 2019
The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are aggressively changing course and refocusing their resources and training to prepare the fleet and...
(Source: http://jasp-online.org/asjournal/summer-2019/anti-rpg-warhead-phases-ii-and-iii-an-aircraft-protection-solution/)
September 10, 2019 | Source: JAS, JAS-online.org, Vincent Schuetz, 4 September 2019
This article, which is an update to work previously published in the summer 2018 issue of Aircraft Survivability [1], presents test...
BOM is a new, powerful explosive developed by Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Army Research Laboratory. It is also a melt-castable explosive because it can be heated at low temperatures (84° C), turned into a liquid, and cast into explosive charges. Photo Courtesy LANL
September 10, 2019 | Source: Los Alamos Reporter, losalamosreporter.com, 30 August 2019
For more than 100 years, trinitrotoluene (TNT) has been the go-to explosive for military, construction, demolition, and mining uses...
Two Soldiers from the 595th Sapper Company carry Close Terrain Shaping Obstacle prototypes at Training Area 190 on Fort Leonard Wood during a recent Soldier Touch Point event. (Photo Credit: Marc A. Krauss)
September 10, 2019 | Source: Army, Army.com, Marc Krauss, 12 August 2019
PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ -- Shaping the battlefield, and thus shaping the terrain, has been doctrine for how to execute large-scale...
A section of a 3-D printed fuselage skin (photo via Thermwood).
September 10, 2019 | Source: 3D Printing Industry, 3dprintingindustry.com, Tia Vialva, 13 August 2019
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Manufacturing and Industrial Technology Division (ManTech) is collaborating with Boeing...
(Source: https://www.defenseworld.net/news/25331/DARPA_To_Develop_Advanced_Tiny_Chip_Scale_Atomic_Clocks_For_Military_PNT_Applications#.XXAK0yhKjct)
September 10, 2019 | Source: www.defenseworld.net, 22 August 2019
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is presently working on an advanced version of its first-generation, battery-powered...