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May 21, 2019 | Source: Forbes, Loren Thompson, 9 May 2018
This week, the U.S. Navy League held its annual Sea Air Space Exposition near the nation’s capital, highlighting recent advances in maritime warfighting technology. With...
May 21, 2019 | Source: The Drive, Joseph Trevithick, 14 May 2019
In the midst of a future conflict, an American fighter jet is shot down while operating over hostile territory. The terrain is too complicated and risks are too great to...
May 21, 2019 | Source: The Nation, Allegra Harpootlian and Emily Manna, 29 April 2019
Here’s a question worth asking about America’s seemingly endless global conflicts: If you kill somebody and there’s no one there (on our side anyway), is the United...
May 21, 2019 | Source: We Are Mighty, Logan Nye, 5 May 2019
Somewhere, probably in front of a brightly lit screen with Weird Al playing in the background, a bunch of pencil-pushing scientists are writing long formulas on...
May 21, 2019 | Source: Aerospace Testing, Ben Sampson, 8 May 2019
The U.S. Air Force has successfully tested a laser weapon system capable of shooting multiple missiles while they are in flight. The ground-based laser weapon system, a...
May 21, 2019 | Source: Popular Mechanics, Kyle Mizokami, 6 May 2019
A laser weapon, called The Self-Protect High-Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) passed a crucial test last month. Designed to defend U.S. Air Force aircraft from inbound...
May 21, 2019 | Source: National Interest, Michael Peck, 3 May 2019
Taser bullets aren’t exactly a new concept--a bullet that zaps you with an electric jolt like a Taser. That’s what the U.S. Marine Corps wants as a non-lethal munition...
May 20, 2019 | Source: Purdue University, purdue.edu, Kayla Wiles & Xinyan Deng, 9 May 2019
What can fly like a bird and hover like an insect? Your friendly neighborhood hummingbirds. If drones had this combo, they would be able to maneuver better through...
May 18, 2019 | Source: Aviation Week, aviationweek.com, Mark Carreau, 14 May 2019
HOUSTON—Experts from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have not given up on efforts to fully deploy the Mars InSight lander’s...
May 16, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Stephanie Kanowitz, 15 May 2019
The growing use of artificial intelligence comes with more than just technology challenges. Ethical questions are emerging as government agencies use AI for a range of...
May 7, 2019 | Source: U.S. Air Force, Bryan Ripple, 25 April 2019
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) -- The Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory presented highlights of the new Air Force Science and Technology...
May 7, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, Oriana Pawlyk, 26 April 2019
Movie fans are anticipating the new "Avengers: Endgame" film -- even the U.S. Air Force, which recently named its new experimental counter-drone program after the...
May 7, 2019 | Source: National Defense, Connie Lee, 19 April 2019
The Army’s push to upgrade its ground robotics fleet is coming to fruition, according to the service. Over the next 18 months, the Army plans to field four major...
May 7, 2019 | Source: U.S. Department of Defense, David Vergun, 22 April 2019
For more than half a century, the annual Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards have recognized the extraordinary efforts of service members and civilians across the...
May 7, 2019 | Source: Army Technology, 30 April 2019
Lockheed Martin has unveiled a tethered version of its Indago small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to increase protection for U.S. Special Forces. The tethered Indago...
May 7, 2019 | Source: Purdue, Chris Adam, 9 April 2019
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Graphene, a new material with applications in biomedical technology, electronics, composites, energy, and sensors, may soon help send rockets to...
May 7, 2019 | Source: Science Daily, 15 April 2019
Army scientists have discovered how to build novel synthetic biomolecule complexes that they believe are a critical step towards biotemplated advanced materials. Their...
May 7, 2019 | Source: National Interest, 28 April 2019
A game changer or not? The U.S. Army has selected a new submachine gun for special security missions—and the winner of the procurement contest may surprise you. The...
May 7, 2019 | Source: Task and Purpose, Jared Keller, 7 March 2019
After years in development, the Army will field its brand new body armor, combat helmet, and protective gear to soldiers with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne...
May 7, 2019 | Source: The National Interest, Kris Osborn, 29 April 2019
Aggressive pursuit of hypersonics, lasers, networked cruise missiles, artificial intelligence, smart bombs, and cyberwar inform the conceptual and technical basis for...