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February 1, 2016 | Source: Nanowerk (source Stanford University), nanowerk.com
New Stanford University developed battery shuts down at high temperatures and restarts when it cools. Stanford researchers have developed the first lithium-ion battery...
February 1, 2016 | Source: Lockheed Martin
Make sure to check out the video, "Speaking of the Future: Advanced Manufacturing" to see what an additive manufacturing factory of the future might look like. Aerospace...
February 1, 2016 | Source: Evan Ackerman
No matter how many regulations are put in place, drones are cheap enough now that frequent misuse is becoming the norm. There's no good way of dealing with a dangerous...
January 28, 2016 | Source: Lara Seligman
WASHINGTON - The US Air Force is looking at early termination of a controversial arrangement the service holds with United Launch Alliance (ULA) after the company pulled...
January 27, 2016 | Source: Sydney J. Freedberg Jr., Breaking Defense
WASHINGTON: In the brutal naval battles of the future, the first clash of arms will be a clash of electrons. If you don’t win the invisible battle of the airwaves, you...
January 27, 2016 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, 25 January 2016, Bianca Spinosa
Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “There are ethical implications. There are implications that I call the ‘Terminator conundrum...
January 27, 2016 | Source: Mark Pomerleau, Defense Systems
It's no secret that the military is beginning to take seriously the threat that commercial unmanned aerial systems pose to personnel and military interests. One area of...
January 27, 2016 | Source: Stew Magnuson
The Defense Department’s program to develop the next generation of rotary wing aircraft will do away with categories based on weight and will instead break them down...
January 26, 2016 | Source: Sandra I. Erwin, NDIA National Defense Magazine
U.S. special operations forces are exceptionally tight-lipped about their duty assignments. But they are becoming increasingly forthright about their interest in...
January 25, 2016 | Source: Wired World, wired.co.uk, 7 January 2016, David Hambling
The summer of 2016 will mark a significant moment in the future of air warfare: swarms of US Navy robots will leave the laboratory and be tested in the field. In the...
January 25, 2016 | Source: Science Daily, siencedaily.com, 14 January 2016
The Georgia Institute of Technology is building a new lab that will allow roboticists from around the country to conduct experiments remotely. Researchers from other...
January 25, 2016 | Source: Tim Wogan, Physics World
A new type of semiconductor laser has been created using the unique electronic properties of graphene. Designed in the UK by researchers at the University of Manchester...
January 25, 2016 | Source: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Phys.org
Some of the most promising solar cells today use light-harvesting films made from perovskites - a group of materials that share a characteristic molecular structure...
January 25, 2016 | Source: Mirmojtaba Gharibi, Raouf Boutaba, Fellow, IEEE, and Steven L. Waslander, IEEE
The Internet of Drones (IoD) is a layered network control architecture designed mainly for coordinating the access of unmanned aerial vehicles to controlled airspace,...
January 22, 2016 | Source: Bob Yirka, phys.org
Airplane maker Boeing has unveiled what it calls the "The Lightest Metal Ever"—called microlattice, the material is a construct that is 99.99 per cent air. It has been...
January 20, 2016 | Source: Derek Kaufman, AFRL
1/4/2016 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The stakes are high for Department of Defense leaders seeking to equip the U.S. military force of the future. In...
January 20, 2016 | Source: John James, AFRL
1/13/2016 - EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Florida -- Additive manufacturing has been taking the world by storm with its potential to revolutionize the way we produce everything...
January 19, 2016 | Source: Defense Daily Industry Staff, defenseindustrydaily.com
Exploit simplicity, numbers, the pace of technology development in electronics and robotics, and fast reconfiguration. That was the US Navy's idea for the low-end...
January 19, 2016 | Source: Sandra I. Erwin, National Defense Magazine
Tom Vice, President of Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, "...if only 20 [Saturn] cars had been built, each would have cost $350 million." Ben Diachun, President of...
January 19, 2016 | Source: Richard Whittle
One of today’s toughest defense problems is drones. But not what the Air Force likes to call Remotely Piloted Aircraft that carry missiles and bombs. The bigger threat...