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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-technology.com/features/military-camouflage-technology-us-russia/)
June 4, 2019 | Source: Army Technology, Talal Husseini. 9 May 2019
Recent research in U.S. military camouflage technology has been looking at how to avoid detection from high-end thermal imaging –...
(Source: https://www.defense.gov/explore/story/Article/1851413/dod-seeks-to-expand-competition-innovation-in-research/)
May 28, 2019 | Source: Defense.gov, David Vergun. 22 May 2019
The Defense Department recently began an initiative called the Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. What Is...
(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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Army armored robotic combat vehicle. (source: MAE)
June 15, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 10 June 2019
Army to operate Robotic Combat Vehicle-Medium by teleoperation, autonomous waypoint navigation, or leader-follower, with government-...
Russian Zicron hypersonic cruise missile concept: scramjet engine, Mach 7, 300KM range, air/land/sea launch capable. (source: MAE)
June 14, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 11 June 2019
DARPA's goal is to develop harsh-environment sensors and instrumentation rugged enough to stand up to the heat, shock, and vibration...
International Space Station (ISS). (source: NASA)
May 31, 2019 | Source: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, nasa.gov, 23 April 2019
NASA and its international partners opened the door for research in orbit more than 20 years ago by launching the first pieces of the...
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...
U.S. researchers have tested a new lightweight composite metal foam material that can stop ,50cal rounds as effectively as conventional steel. credit: North Carolina State University.
June 18, 2019 | Source: Army Technology, Talal Husseini. 6 June 2019
Researchers at North Carolina State University have demonstrated a new composite metal foam (CMF) material that can stop armour-...
(Source: https://www.afcea.org/content/warships-set-make-waves-powerful-lasers)
June 18, 2019 | Source: Thomas, Jeff Reinke, 6 June 2019
The Navy recently announced that the High Energy Laser and Integrated Optical-dazzler with Surveillance system, or HELIOS, will be...