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June 20, 2015 | Source: NDIA National Defense Magazine
The Army has suspended purchases of new combat vehicles for the time being, but it is ploughing ahead with plans to gut aging tanks and equip them with fresh components...
June 20, 2015 | Source: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
FROM their use in technologies as simple as laser pointers to as complex as the National Ignition Facility, lasers have a wide range of applications in today’s world...
June 20, 2015 | Source: Livermore National Laboratories 
WEAPONS refurbishment efforts called life-extension programs (LEPs) enable the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to maintain the nation’s nuclear deterrent...
June 17, 2015 | Source: hysics World Magazine
A new type of extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out fires has been built by two engineering students in the US. Both chemical- and water-free, the invention...
June 17, 2015 | Source: SURVICE Engineering
ANNAPOLIS, MD (June 16, 2015) – At the 2015 Paris Air Show, Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, together with representatives from SURVICE and U.K.-based Malloy...
June 17, 2015 | Source: Technology.org
Advancing the efficiency of aircraft engines can be improved significantly by increasing the temperature at which they operate. Engine components today are made of super...
June 17, 2015 | Source: National Defense
The Defense Department is the largest single user of energy in the United States, if not the entire world. That dependence costs the military billions of dollars in fuel...
June 14, 2015 | Source: CERDEC
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 13, 2015) - As command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities have continued...
June 14, 2015 | Source: NSRDEC Public Affairs
NATICK, Mass. (Nov. 17, 2014) -- Wearable technologies may provide U.S. Soldiers with on-the-move, portable energy and reduce the weight of gear they carry into combat...
June 13, 2015 | Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
Hidden away in the secret depths of the Skunk Works, a Lockheed Martin research team has been working quietly on a nuclear energy concept they believe has the potential...
June 13, 2015 | Source: Flightglobal
In an effort to avoid new airborne technology becoming obsolescent as a result of expensive and slow integration, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has...
June 13, 2015 | Source: Defense Systems
The U.S. military’s “pivot” to the Asian Pacific region could not only further stress its unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) resources, but it...
June 13, 2015 | Source: Defense One
Silicon Valley superstar Elon Musk announced the release of the Tesla Powerwall home battery to the rapturous delight of tech journalists and Musk-o-philes everywhere...
June 13, 2015 | Source: The Atlantic
New research shows that artificial intelligence can use trial and error to finish a job even when a robot's body is damaged. It almost looks like a wounded animal. There...
June 13, 2015 | Source: Defense One
Dismounted soldiers and Marines often carry upwards of 100 pounds of gear, much of it power-hungry radios and night-vision goggles and sensors (like these tiny drones)...
June 11, 2015 | Source: MIT News Office
New method uses patent data to estimate a technology’s future rate of improvement. How fast is online learning evolving? Are wind turbines a promising investment? And...
June 11, 2015 | Source: Defense Tech
Scientists with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Pentagon’s research arm are working to build a new hypersonic air vehicle that can travel at speeds up to Mach...
June 11, 2015 | Source: www.army.mil
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 18, 2015) -- Brainwave detection may one day make it easier for Army researchers to train computers to detect threats captured in...
June 11, 2015 | Source: Optics & Photonics
Devices that convert optical radiation to spatially concentrated energy at the nanoscale are finding applications in data storage, spectroscopy, sensing and nanoscale...
June 11, 2015 | Source: Breaking Defense
WASHINGTON: Sometimes small is beautiful. Sometimes small is lethal. While China and Russia are researching stealthy and armed drones, the drunk intelligence analyst who...