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October 8, 2019 | Source: Military Times, MilitaryTimes.com, Diana S. Correll, 27 September 2019
U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is ramping up its efforts to develop “cutting-edge data techniques” like artificial intelligence (AI) to boost readiness and...
October 8, 2019 | Source: National Interest, nationalinterest.org, Sebastien Roblin, 3 September 2019
Back in the 1990s, I recall reading Tom Clancy’s loving paean to the M1 Abrams, Armored Cav, in which he related that the unkillable tank had never been knocked out by...
October 8, 2019 | Source: Defence Blog, defence-blog.com, 29 September 2019
The U.S. Army Contracting Command has released a draft request for proposals for contractors interested in new functional ruggedized displays for a Common Remotely...
October 8, 2019 | Source: The Drive, thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 26 September 2019
Concerns about the reliability of commercial-off-the-shelf capacitors, each of which cost just $5, and that the Department of Energy had been planning to use in two...
A close-up of the BLADE prototype mounted on a truck during an engineering test in June at Fort Dix, NJ. Along with the BLADE system, advanced radar technology helps determine the range, elevation, size, and speed of incoming aircraft and projectiles (photo:  Marian Popescu, CCDC Armaments Center BLADE team).
In his fifth article of the series on how the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) is supporting the Army's six modernization priorities, Maj. Gen...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Defense Blog, defence-blog.com, 16 September 2019
The U.S. Army has begun testing the newest ballistic, Low-Altitude Drone Enga gement, or BLADE, prototypes mounted on a Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicle,...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Military, Military.com, Matthew Cox, 10 September 2019
A Texas-based ammunition company recently unveiled its new 6.8mm cartridge, which the Army will consider for the Next-Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) effort designed to...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Fox News, foxnews.com, James Rogers, 17 September 2019
Could pearls help save a soldier’s life? Scientists are looking at pearls in an innovative U.S. Army research project to bolster body armor. Researchers at the...
September 24, 2019 | Source: MIT News, news.mit.edu.com, David L. Chandler, 11 September 2019
A new method developed by MIT researchers uses standard 3-D printers to produce functioning devices with the electronics already embedded inside. The devices are made of...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Michigan News, news.umich.edu, Nicole C. Moore, 17 September 2019
ANN ARBOR—The United States is upgrading its laser capabilities with ZEUS, a new three-petawatt system to be built at the University of Michigan. Three petawatts is...
September 24, 2019 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.com, Mandy Mayfield, 17 September 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Air Force Global Strike Command will help modernize the Pentagon’s nuclear command-and-control architecture by creating a new force development...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Reuters, reuters.com, Omar Younis, 17 September 2019
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a “Spider-Man”-like...
September 24, 2019 | Source: CyberDefense, incyberdefense.com, Wes O'Donnell, 11 September 2019
Military radar has remained largely unchanged since its development over 100 years ago. Working as an active-duty airman in the U.S. Air Force, my primary responsibility...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Phys. Phys.org, RUDN University, 12 September 2019
RUDN University mathematician has proposed a method for calculating the optimal trajectory of spacecraft with electric propulsion, whose thrust is thousands times less...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Military, Military.com, Matthew Cox, 12 September 2019
The U.S. Army just completed a large-scale simulation that revealed the service must find ways to train and equip combat leaders to stay ahead of the enemy if units are...
September 24, 2019 | Source: The Aviation Greek Club, theaviationgeekclub.com, Dario Leone, 2 September 2019
The U.S. Navy is seeking qualified sources that can provide an Electro Optic/Infrared ( EO/IR) air-to-air and air-to-surface targeting pod capability focused on reducing...
September 17, 2019 | Source: GPS World, gpsworld.com, Alan Cameron, 8 May 2019
Scientists continue to search for new technologies to serve the positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) mission. One novel way to augment GPS comes from a newly...
September 17, 2019 | Source: Naval News, navalnews.com, Xavier Vavasseur, 4 June 2019
CAE announced the company has started production of the CAE Magnetic Anomaly Detection-Extended Role (MAD-XR) system. CAE also announced that the government of Canada...
September 13, 2019 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, Connie Lee, 28 August 2019
Aerojet Rocketdyne has opened a new advanced manufacturing center to produce rocket propulsion products for missile defense programs. The 136,000-square-foot facility in...
September 11, 2019 | Source: Military.Com, Matthew Cox, 30 August 2019
Marine infantrymen may soon be able to see through the floor of an MV-22 Osprey and track terrain features as they approach their attack objective. It sounds like...