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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...
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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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has been working to ensure that public-key cryptosystems will not be hackable once large-scale quantum computers are built. (source: GCN)
February 20, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Susan Miller, 4 February 2019
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has been working to ensure that public-key cryptosystems will not be hackable once...
A Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron 34 aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) prepares to launch during the Rim of the Pacific 2018 exercise. VFA-34’s planes were painted to honor the squadron’s history ahead of its transition to the Super Hornet. (credit: USNI News)
February 19, 2019 | Source: US Naval Institute News, news.usni.org, Megan Eckstein, 4 February 2019
The Navy held a sundown ceremony on Friday for its last operational F-18 Hornet squadron, with the “Blue Blasters” of Strike Fighter...
IBM Q employs quantum science, systems engineering and industrial design to make quantum computing more reliable and stable. (source: IBM)
February 18, 2019 | Source: The Conversation, theconversation.com, Carlos Perez-Delgado, 25 January 2019
IBM recently unveiled what it claimed was the world’s first commercial quantum computer. While the announcement of the Q System One...
USSOCOM Tactical Assault Light Operator's Suit (TALOS) at the 2017 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC). (souce: SOCOM)
February 16, 2019 | Source: Navy Times, navytimes.com, Joshua Axelrod, 8 February 2019
Put away your toy arc reactors and turn down that Black Sabbath song. It looks like the military is still a ways off from creating a...
A Class of 2022 U.S. Military Academy at West Point new cadet shoots a M203 grenade launcher for the first time during Cadet Basic Training, July 31, 2018. (credit: U.S. Army/Michelle Eberhart)
February 15, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, businessinsider.com, Ryan Pickrell, 8 February 2019
It's likely that whoever US troops fight in the next war, these enemies will be armed with drones. That's why Army researchers have...
Sandia National Laboratories, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and TPI Composites use 3D printing to print massive windmill blade mold to dramatically reduce the time and cost of developing new wind energy technology. (source: GCN)
February 13, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Tommy Gardner|, 8 February 2018
At Sandia National Laboratories, an unusual thing has happened. Researchers 3D printed a massive mold for manufacturing wind turbine...
Pentagon reinforces mandate for electronics design open-systems standards like SOSA, FACE, and VICTORY
February 12, 2019 | Source: MilitaryAerospace, www.militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 17 January 2019
WASHINGTON – Top U.S. military leaders are reinforcing their commitment to open-systems standards for embedded computing and...
Non-Lethal Weapon: DOD seeks to use lasers to create shouting will-o-the-wisp
February 12, 2019 | Source: Newsweek, Newseek.com, Aristos Georgiou, 29 November 2018
he Department of Defense (DoD), in collaboration with several universities and small companies, are developing a non-lethal laser...
NASA scientists choose Harris Precision Optics to build WFIRST space optical imaging telescope
February 12, 2019 | Source: www.militaryaerospace.com
U.S. space scientists needed a precision optical instrument to be the core imager of the nation’s next-generation orbiting deep-space...
Proposed Army 1,000-Mile Supergun Could Be Ultimate Standoff Weapon
February 12, 2019 | Source: Military.com, Oriana Pawlyk, 24 January 2019
What is the real need behind the U.S. Army's proposed long-range cannon that can shoot out to 1,000 miles or more? It could be used to...
Army snipers played hide-and-seek to test new camouflaged ghillie suits for next-level combat
February 12, 2019 | Source: BusinessInsider.com, Ryan Pickrell, 12 December 2019
US Army snipers recently conducted visual testing for new camouflaged ghillie suits, which are expected to enhance soldier lethality...