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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...
August 23, 2015 | Source: Eric Kowal, Picatinny Public Affairs
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- How does the Warfighter launch a grenade at the enemy and ensure that it hits the target if the enemy is defiladed, or concealed, behind...
August 23, 2015 | Source: Picatinny Arsenal, pica.army.mil, 28 July 2015, Ed Lopez, Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs
As drone technology gains greater public attention, along with its potential for hostile action against U.S. targets, Army engineers are seeking to adapt ongoing...
August 13, 2015 | Source: Defense Update, defense-update.com
'Pearls of Wisdom' miniature, covert, networked, unattended ground sensors were part of Elbit Systems' new 'Treasures' UGS system." Elbit Systems introduced a new system...
August 13, 2015 | Source: Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC), hdiac.org, HDIAC Staff
Scientists are working on creating a new design for a technology that redefines what the public views as imaginary. Inspired by the well-known Invisibility Cloak from...
August 13, 2015 | Source: HDIAC Staff
Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have created a drone capable of vertical takeoff and landing, like a helicopter, and long range, high speed flight,...
August 10, 2015 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
U.S. military researchers needed new ways of using computer algorithms and high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) for radar target recognition to identify military...
August 10, 2015 | Source: Cade Metz, Wired
Mahesh Krishnaswamy looks for leaks in Google balloons. He works on Project Loon, Google’s ambitious plan to deliver Internet service from enormous balloons floating in...
August 10, 2015 | Source: Mark Pomerleau, Defense Systems
The Navy plans to lean heavily on science and technology development as it builds its future force, which will feature unmanned systems working in concert with manned...
August 10, 2015 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
U.S. Air Force electronics thermal management experts are asking industry for new ideas on how to cool the electronics on future fighter aircraft, which could be at...
August 10, 2015 | Source: Sandra I. Erwin, National Defense Magazine
Pentagon officials went to the cradle of innovation this week to recruit tech gurus and entrepreneurs who may not be familiar with the opportunities available in the...
August 7, 2015 | Source: Mariella Moon, engadget
Aerovel has begun manufacturing its Flexrotor drones with the fishing industry in mind. These $200,000 UAVs can take off and touch down vertically using their two-bladed...