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September 24, 2018 | Source: SBIR/STTR, sbir.gov, 24 Aug 2018, U.S. Navy
The Marine Corps is seeking innovative technologies to design a low-cost (< $1,000 per round) HEMI munition that can be employed via a conventional DoD small Arms...
September 24, 2018 | Source: SERDP/ESTCP, serdp-estcp.org, June 2017, Principal Investigator, Jeremy Angel
The objective of this effort was to develop a comprehensive test protocol to accurately predict all aspects of the performance lifetime of Department of Defense (DoD)...
September 24, 2018 | Source: University of New Hampshire, unh.edu, 8 Aug 2018, Robbin Ray
Researchers say that the design principles described show a promising approach for increasing the mechanical performance of tiled composites of man-made materials. Since...
September 24, 2018 | Source: Fox News (Warrior Maven), foxnews.com, 28 August 2018, Kris Osborn
he Army is starting formal production of a new Self-Propelled Howitzer variant engineered for faster movement, better structural protection, improved drive-train ability...
The capability to use various frequencies of energy to affect changes in the brain and cognition has been around for years, but recent events in Cuba and China may indicate an increase in the threat of their use as neuroweapons. (image credit: Saad Faruque)
On 21 August, Information Analysis Center (IAC) Field S&T Advisor staff to the Combatant Commands attended a SOFWERX Radical Speaker Series event related to...
September 20, 2018 | Source: Army Research Laboratory
It is with great sadness that we received news about the sudden passing of Dr. Brad Forch. Brad served the U.S. Army Research Laboratory as a senior research scientist...
September 12, 2018 | Source: National Review, nationalreview.com, 6 September 2018, Ne Mamula & Ann Bridges
Critical minerals, including rare earth elements and metals, are the new oil. The modern world has become accustomed to and dependent on technologies that require rare...
September 10, 2018 | Source: SOFREP News, sofrep.com, 13 July 2018, Alex Hollings
With a rapidly developing military drone industry growing in prominence the world over, and heavyweight defense contractors like Northrop Grumman devoting a large...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, news.mit.edu, 29 June 2018, David L. Chandler
MIT-developed process could offer nontoxic alternative to environmentally harmful chemicals. Fabrics that resist water are essential for everything from rainwear to...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Army Technology, army-technology.com, 15 August 2018, Andrew Tunnicliffe
The US Army’s Big Six modernisation programme is beginning to take shape, with autonomy very much at the fore. But how much artificial intelligence can we expect and...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Defense News, defenswnews.com, 14 August 2018, Jen Judson
The Pentagon is eyeing space-based laser weapons technology as the ultimate solution to defeat a missile threat in its boost phase of flight, but the Defense Department...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Michigan Technologies University, mtu.edu, 29 May 2018, Kelley Christensen
Understanding how lithium reacts to pressure developed from charging and discharging a battery could mean safer, better batteries. There’s an old saying: “You must learn...
September 10, 2018 | Source: OSA The Optical Society, osa.org, 28 June 2018, Media Relations
Researchers and engineers have long sought ways to conceal objects by manipulating how light interacts with them. A new study offers the first demonstration of...
September 10, 2018 | Source: The Diplomat, thediplomat.com, 3 May 2018, Ankit Panda
Is China’s Djibouti-based military presence starting to create trouble for the U.S. military? In April, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reproduced a Notice to...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Chalmers University of Technology, chalmers.se, 19 June 2018, Joshua Worth and Johanna Wilde
“Everyone in the industry has been waiting for this discovery. This is a paradigm shift in the field of high-temperature oxidation. We are now establishing new...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Columbia University, engineering.columbia.edu, 7 Jun 2017, Holly Evarts
Researchers at Columbia Engineering have demonstrated for the first time a new technique that takes its inspiration from the nacre of oyster shells, a composite material...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Defense Update, defense-update.com, 2 September 2018, Tamir Eshel
Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., is expanding its Spike guided missile family with the introduction of Spike ER2, an extended-range tactical missile the...
September 5, 2018 | Source: American Scientist, ://www.americanscientist.org, Todd Ditmire
This article marked the 50th anniversary of development of the laser in 1960 and details the development path from that first few hundred watt laser to today's...
August 27, 2018 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 9 August 2018, Jon Harper
The Defense Department will soon take four major steps toward fulfilling President Donald Trump’s vision for beefing up U.S. space capabilities, with the goal of setting...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Iowa State University, news.iastate.edu, 14 Feb 2018, University Relations
A new smart and responsive material can stiffen up like a worked-out muscle, say the Iowa State University engineers who developed it. Stress a muscle and it gets...