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To prepare for the future battlefield, the Army has defined a concept for its next generation of combat vehicles. These vehicles, encompassing a family of new platforms, will have advanced capabilities to ensure continued overmatch against adversaries for decades and beyond. Enhanced survivability is critical for these vehicles, and will be enabled by improved designs, materials, and manufacturing processes (photo credit:  Staff Sgt. Jacob Sawyer).
January 14, 2020 | Source: U.S. Army, www.army.mil, Argie R. Sarantinos, 6 January 2020
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD -- To prepare for the future battlefield, the Army has defined a concept for its next generation of combat...
A rendering of DARPA's Sea Hunter, which has been transferred to the U.S. Navy's Surface Development Squadron. The squadron has been tasked with formulating a comprehensive concept of operations for unmanned ships (U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).
January 14, 2020 | Source: DefenseNews,www.defensenews.com, David B. Larter, 3 January 2020
WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. Navy’s Fleet Forces Command has ordered the Service’s surface force to develop a concept of...
Georgia Tech researchers Kyu-Tae Lee and Mohammad Taghinejad demonstrate frequency doubling on a slab of titanium dioxide using a red laser to create nonlinear effects with tiny triangles of gold. The blue beam shows the frequency-doubled light, and the green beam controls the hot-electron migration (credit:  Rob Felt, Georgia Tech).
January 14, 2020 | Source: phys.org/news, Georgia Institute of Technology, 6 January 2020
Researchers have demonstrated a new all-optical technique for creating robust second-order nonlinear effects in materials that don't...
(Source: https://www.gadgetsnow.com/tech-news/china-tests-micro-propulsion-technology-on-satellite/articleshow/73088374.cms)
January 14, 2020 | Source: phys.org/news, Georgia Institute of Technology, 6 January 2020
Chinese space engineers have tested a micro propulsion technology on a recently launched satellite, which could be used in future...
Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, FL, December 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy, and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked syst
January 14, 2020 | Source: www.af.mil, Georgia Institute of Technology, Cara Bousie and Charles Pope, 23 December 2019
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, FL (AFNS) --In the first field test of a novel approach to warfighting, communicating, and decision-making, the...
(Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/taser-vs-gun-why-police-choose-deadly-force-despite-non-n656461)
January 14, 2020 | Source: ewnews.com, Royston Jones Jr., 6 January 20200
NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Law enforcement could soon be outfitted with tasers as the Royal Bahamas Police Force considers adding less-lethal...
Dakota Aaron, right, an eSTARR hardware engineer, and Calvin Davis, an instrumentation, data, and controls engineer, check the new network switch and data source computers in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Engine Test Facility T-3 test cell data conditioning room at Arnold Air Force Base on December 3. The network switch and data source computers are part of upgrades to the test cell, including the new digital voltage scanners at the right (U.S. Air Force photo by Jill Pickett).
January 14, 2020 | Source: www.afmc.af.mil, Deidre Moon, 6 January 20200
ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, TN --The Arnold Engineering Development Complex T-3 turbine engine test cell at Arnold Air Force Base is...
Mechanical engineer Dr. Nathan Sharpes demonstrates a power and data rail for the Army’s next generation squad weapon at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. The C5ISR Center is developing a centralized power source for targeting technologies on the weapon, which currently requires separate batteries for scopes, range finders, and thermal sights (photo by Dan Lafontaine, CCDC C5ISR Center Public Affairs).
January 14, 2020 | Source: www.dvidshub.net,Maj. Gen. John A. George, 2 January 20200
Today’s soldiers require advanced capabilities to be effective on future battlefields. Advances in technology have produced better...
Airmen from the 752nd Operations Support Squadron unload the AN/TYQ-23A tactical air operations module weapons system as it arrives at Tinker Air Force Base, OK, in September 2019. The ground-based weapons system, which allows squadron members at Tinker AFB to provide command and control to both live and simulated aircraft from around the country, is one of only four active-duty bases to obtain the equipment (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Ashlyn K. Paulson).
January 14, 2020 | Source: www.af.mil, 2nd Lt. Ashlyn K. Paulson, 5 January 2020
After 4 years of planning, the 752nd Operations Support Squadron (OSS) has successfully completed their first live mission on the AN/...
(Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/neuro-symbolic-ai-the-future/)
January 14, 2020 | Source: Digital Trends, www.digitaltrends.com, Luke Dormehl, 5 January 2020
Picture a tray. On the tray is an assortment of shapes: Some cubes, others spheres. The shapes are made from a variety of different...
(Source: https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2019/november/system-locates-shooters-using-smartphone-video.html)
December 17, 2019 | Source: Carnegie Mellon University, www.cmu.edu, Byron Spice, 20 November 2019
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a system that can accurately locate a shooter based on video recordings from...
Work has begun on Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool Capability Drop 4, the final phase of the first stage of the program (Raytheon).
December 17, 2019 | Source: C4ISRNET, c4isrnet.com, Ecole Polytechnique, 14 October 2019
The Army is moving into the final phase of bringing its electronic warfare visualization and planning tool to the entire force. The...
(Source: https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/hong-kong-protests-violence/)
December 17, 2019 | Source: Reuters, www.reuters.com, 31 October 2019
As the showdown between police and protesters in Hong Kong has intensified, officers have used increasing force, deploying an arsenal...