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January 16, 2016 | Source: Allyson Versprille, NDIA National Defense Magazine
U.S. Special Operations Command is looking to add more affordable surveillance, intelligence and reconnaissance systems to its inventory, the head of acquisition and...
January 16, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 14 Jan. 2016. U.S. Air Force weapons experts are moving forward with a project to enable a smart munition to navigate its way visually to...
January 16, 2016 | Source: Richard de Silva, Defense iQ
Aerospace and Defence (A&D) currently represents over 10 percent of the global Additive Manufacturing (AM) market. The metal AM sector alone has grown by over 70...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Edward Guttierrez III, Navy Public Affairs Support Element East
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy completed tests on the GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story (...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Rose Hansen, Lawrence Livermore
ENERGETIC materials—explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics—are substances that store and release large amounts of chemical energy. They are made by either physically...
January 13, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
Small surface warships like frigates and destroyers historically have been relegated to support roles as anti-aircraft and anti-submarine protection to larger ships like...
January 13, 2016 | Source: George Leopold, Defense Systems
“The ability to assemble atomic-scale pieces into practical components and products is the key to unlocking the full potential of micro-machines.” Ten research...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, 6 January 2016, Mark Pomerleau
The Air Force in now jumping into the counter-drone game, following other service branches such as the Army as well as civilian agencies that include the Bureau of...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Mark Pomerleau, Defense Systems
The Navy is looking for a drone similar to the ScanEagle that can operate day or night. While the Predator and Reaper drones operated by the Air Force steal most of the...
January 11, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 18 Dec. 2015. Munitions experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are developing a small, lightweight weapon seeker prototype to enable smart...
January 5, 2016 | Source: George I. Seffers
U.S. Army researchers recently kicked off a concept development effort designed to improve the ability to monitor an area for long periods, enhancing the means to...
January 4, 2016 | Source: Draper Laboratory, draper.com
New techniques push component-based additive manufacturing to full systems prototypes. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – From concept models to design iterations and low-rate...
January 4, 2016 | Source: Draper Laboratory, draper.com
Technology Could Help Soldiers and First Responders CAMBRIDGE, MA – The mission of clearing buildings remains among the most dangerous operations performed by military...
January 4, 2016 | Source: Nick Lavars, GizMag
Magnesium has a number of potential advantages when it comes to engineering. It is considered the lightest of structural metals (those capable of bearing loads in...
December 22, 2015 | Source: Richard Whittle
General Atomics, whose MQ-1 Predator changed the world, is to start testing another potentially revolutionary weapon next month: a 150-kilowatt class laser. Several...
December 17, 2015 | Source: By Nancy Owano, Tech Xplore
A fuel cell can keep drones in flight in hours, not minutes. The company behind the technology will show it at CES 2016. UK-based Intelligent Energy, an energy...
December 17, 2015 | Source: By Christopher Cavas, Defense News
The US Navy's fight to buy 52 variants of its littoral combat ship (LCS) from two shipbuilders may have taken a fatal blow this week after the secretary of defense...
December 14, 2015 | Source: COLIN CLARK
PALMDALE, CALIF: Northrop Grumman unveiled its vision of the so-called sixth-generation fighter, showing reporters a laser-firing aircraft that looks like a cross...
December 7, 2015 | Source: Defense Innovation Marketplace, defenseinnovationmarketplace.mil, 2015
U.S. Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program Annual Review DoD Non-Lethal Capabilities: Enhancing Readiness for Crisis Response Contents DoD Non-Lethal Weapons...
December 7, 2015 | Source: Jordan Pearson
The weapons that will be used to fight tomorrow’s wars will need to address a very old problem: friendly fire. Researchers think complex algorithms can help by telling...