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March 26, 2019 | Source: www.nationaldefensemagazine.org, National Defense, Zachary Kronisch, 12 March 2019
In 1995, U.S. troops protected United Nations forces withdrawing from Somalia by using nonlethal weapons to both subdue hostiles and prevent conflict escalation. In...
March 26, 2019 | Source: nationalinterest.org, National Interest, 17 March 2019
The system will adjust and potentially only fire when the muzzle will line up with its target. It will take into account atmospheric conditions, even automatically...
March 26, 2019 | Source: www.popularmechanics.com, Popular Mechanics, Kyle Mizokami, 18 March 2019
The U.S. Department of Defense wants to test a directed energy weapon in space, one that it hopes will someday destroy ballistic missiles moments after launch. The...
March 26, 2019 | Source: army-technology.com/, Army Technology, Talal Husseini, 13 March 2019
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has confirmed that a human will always be in charge of lethal decisions of autonomous weapons systems, under directive 3000.09...
March 26, 2019 | Source: defence-blog.com, Defence Blog, 17 March 2019
The U.S. Army decided to re-purpose legacy body armor vest into the newly-designed Modular Scalable Vest configuration, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. The...
March 26, 2019 | Source: www.upi.com, UPI, Dr Harlan Ullman, Arnaud de Borchgrave 18 March 2019
March 18 (UPI) -- The National Defense Strategy published last year sets great power competition as the foundation for planning and thinking and directs the Department...
March 26, 2019 | Source: /3dprintingindustry.com, 3D Printing Industry, Tia Vialva, 5 March 2019
The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) of the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is using customized steel alloy powder to 3-D print high-strength...
March 25, 2019 | Source: Maritime Technology Reporter, marinetechnologynews.com, March 2019
Underwater vessels and divers pose an increasing threat for operators of ports and ships carrying sensitive cargoes; cruise ships, fuel/chemical tankers and warships...
March 20, 2019 | Source: TechCrunch, techcrunch.com, Jon Russel, January 2019
Facebook last year grounded its ambitious plan to develop a solar-powered drone to beam internet across the world, but the company isn’t done with the concept, it seems...
Aircraft Survivability Journal - Spring 2019 image
DSIAC is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Spring Issue of the Aircraft Survivability Journal. The Journal is available for online reading and download on the...
March 16, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, businessinsider.com, Alex Lockle, 13 March 2019
Russia built an underwater nuclear torpedo with a massive warhead designed to cause tsunamis and devastate entire continents. Russia will deploy what's been described as...
March 15, 2019 | Source: FCW, fcw.com, Mark Rockwell, 28 February 2019
Federal agencies that have begun harnessing softwarebots to automate repetitive processes in their internal operations are eliminating low-value work and setting the...
March 13, 2019 | Source: Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), https://www.diu.mil/, 2018
Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) released a new satellite imagery dataset to advance key frontiers in...
March 12, 2019 | Source: nationalinterest.org, Warrior Maven, 28 February 2019
While the Navy may ultimately engineer a replacement for its 1980s era Trident II D5, the missile is being modernized with improved electronics, firing circuitry, and...
March 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. The camouflaged ghillie suits worn...
March 12, 2019 | Source: Laser Focus World, Jeff Hecht, 1 November 2018
The Pentagon’s laser weapon programs are multiplying in the wake of continued advances in high-energy solid-state lasers, encouraging results from field trials, and the...
March 12, 2019 | Source: gcn.com, Susan Miller, 22 February 2019
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ( DARPA) wants autonomous systems to be able to evaluate how well they're doing a specific task and explain that to their...
March 12, 2019 | Source: nationalinterest.org, David Axe, 24 Febraury 2019
The U.S. Army has revealed its newest tank. The new M1A2C Abrams boasts new active and passive protection that could help to protect it from the latest enemy weaponry...
March 12, 2019 | Source: theverge.com, Jon Porter, 22 November 2019
Researchers at MIT have developed a plane capable of flying without any moving parts, reports MIT Technology Review . The feat was achieved using electroaerodynamic...
March 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 conduct a strategic or tactical...