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Survivability and Lethality of Aircraft in Tactical Environments (SLATE)

Survivability and Lethality of Aircraft in Tactical Environments (SLATE) simulates a two-sided (red and blue) combat for a diverse set…

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Sandia and UNM Collaborate to Build More Efficient Rocket

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sal Rodriguez, a nuclear engineer at Sandia National Laboratories, is forging a rocket revolution with the help…

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Mine Mission: Marine Corps Looks to Boost Mine Countermeasure Capabilities

ARLINGTON, Va.—As rolling waves pounded the beach, the operator deftly maneuvered joysticks on a handheld controller, causing the uncrewed aerial…

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Award-Winning Alloy Can Improve Engine Performance

A new award-winning alloy can improve the energy efficiency of powertrains, the motors that make things like cars, boats, and…

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Army Futures Command Brings New Technology to the Master Gunner School

FORT MOORE, Ga. — Master Gunners at the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Moore, Georgia, recently participated in a…

The U.S. Navy’s newest Overlord Unmanned Surface Vessel Vanguard (OUSV3), launched from Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Ala,

U.S. Navy Announces Launch of Vanguard Unmanned Surface Vessel

MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Navy’s newest Overlord Unmanned Surface Vessel Vanguard (OUSV3) was recently launched from Austal USA’s shipyard…

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NPS POTION Software Helps UAV Break Records During Arctic Test Flight

Following years of dedicated work with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), NPS and Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) partners have successfully concluded…

An AN/PRC-117G Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform operates during a communications set up practical application

New Marine Radios Cement Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — In a decisive move meant to ensure dominance over the electromagnetic spectrum, Marine Corps…

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Understanding the Bow Topside Flow Field of the USS Zumwalt for Hypersonic Missile Launching: A Potential Missing Link

What happens when a hypersonic missile is launched from a Navy destroyer? Aside from the forthcoming damage effects and political fallout, there are a million complex physical interactions that take place right at the moment and place of the launch.


A Brief History of the Advanced Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Polymers of NRL’s Chemistry Division

In common language, the term “polymer” elicits references to many ordinary, practical items, including the phrase “paper or plastic” in checkout counters.

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Atmospheric Corrosion Severity and the Role of the Environment: Determining a Direct Correlation

Corrosion costs the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) billions of dollars annually and heavily impacts the availability of DoD assets to carry out their missions [1].

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Attributing Mission Performance to Submarine Subsystems

Submarine design is a multifaceted process requiring extensive effort spanning across various disciplines and organizations. Part of this effort is deciding which missions a submarine is expected to conduct and assessing its efficacy, or mission effectiveness, in those missions via constructive simulation.