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September 3, 2015 | Source: Yasmin Tadjdeh, National Defense Magazine
The helmet is one of the most complex parts of the Joint Strike Fighter. Each helmet must be custom fitted to a pilot’s eyes. Mission information is displayed on the...
September 3, 2015 | Source: Aaron Mehta, Defense News
WASHINGTON — The two designs competing to be the US Air Force's next generation bomber have undergone extensive testing by the service and are far more mature than...
September 3, 2015 | Source: Hope Hodge Seck, Marine Corps Times
Logistics Marines will soon test unmanned aircraft that can haul thousands of pounds of gear ashore and other cutting-edge technology as Corps officials prepare to...
September 3, 2015 | Source: Lockheed Martin
“This generational leap in technology will enable the Marines to operate a fleet of fighter/attack aircraft from existing runways, unimproved surfaces at austere bases,...
September 2, 2015 | Source: Yasmin Tadjdeh, National Defense Magazine
POINT MUGU, Calif. — On a strip of marshland abutting the Pacific Ocean, the buzz of drones could be heard flying overhead. In the adjacent flight line, a handful of...
August 31, 2015 | Source: Jon Harper, National Defense Magazine
U.S. commandos are interested in a new dual-mode bike that that can be propelled by a motor or human peddling, said a member of the defense industry. The Motoped...
August 31, 2015 | Source: Kris Osborn, DefenseTech
The U.S. Navy recently test-fired a Standard Missile-6 at a supersonic, over-the-horizon target from a desert ship at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, as part of...
August 31, 2015 | Source: Brendan McGarry, DefenseTech
Six decades after it unveiled the U-2 Dragon Lady, Lockheed Martin Corp. is pitching a replacement spy plane called the UQ-2 or RQ-X. The world’s largest defense...
August 30, 2015 | Source: Phys.Org
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are developing groundbreaking plasma based light amplifiers that could replace traditional high power laser amplifiers. The...
August 30, 2015 | Source: Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review
A new kind of hard drive available next year will be able to move your data many times faster than the best today. Computers from laptops to supercomputers could get a...
August 30, 2015 | Source: David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
New research paves the way for rechargeable batteries with almost indefinite lifetimes, researchers say. If you pry open one of today’s ubiquitous high-tech devices —...
August 30, 2015 | Source: Adam Conner-Simons, MIT News, CSAIL Team
Printer from Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab uses machine vision and 3-D scanning to self-correct and directly embed components. 3-D printing is great,...
August 25, 2015 | Source: Dr. R.P. Fischer, Dr. A. Ting, and Dr. P. Sprangle, Naval Science & Technology Future Force
Advances in laser and photovoltaic converter technologies may allow high-power wireless recharging of platforms and sensors at extended ranges. These remote platforms...
August 25, 2015 | Source: Rory Jackson, Defense iQ
French shipbuilder Piriou has launched the first of four new light, multi-role, oceanic vessels for the Marine Nationale (French Navy) from its shipyard in Concarneau,...
August 24, 2015 | Source: Margaret Zavarelli, Naval Science & Technology Future Force
Cross-functional engineering teams across the Navy are working on underwater wireless energy transfer systems that charge unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) to continue...
August 24, 2015 | Source: Michael Berger, Nanowerk
Have you ever heard about foldable glass? Exactly. Glass is notorious for its brittleness. Although industry has developed ultra-thin (?0.1 mm), flexible glass (like...
August 24, 2015 | Source: Cmdr. Max Snell (Ret), USN, & Col J. Kevin Dodge (Ret.), USMC, Naval Science & Technology Future Force
The alarm on Staff Sgt. Stone’s handheld device went off, indicating it was 0545. He’d already been awake for at least 15 minutes thinking about all the things he had to...
August 24, 2015 | Source: Allyson Versprille, National Defense Magazine
The advancement of China's ballistic missile modernization program may pose the greatest risk to the United States' long-term security, analysts said Aug. 19. "...
August 23, 2015 | Source: Mark Pomerleau, Defense Systems
The U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) is continuing to partner with other nations in data sharing and situational awareness about satellites and debris orbiting in space...
August 23, 2015 | Source: Mark Pomerleau, Defense Systems
Northrop Grumman recently demonstrated a mission management system for unmanned aircraft that can give one controller command over more than one RQ-4 Global Hawks. In...