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August 27, 2018 | Source: Arabian Aerospace, arabianaerospace.aero, 15 August 2018, David Oliver
Since the Obama administration’s ban on the sale of US-manufactured unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) to Middle East countries, China has focused on filling the...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Marine Times, marinecorpstimes.com, 30 May 2018, Todd South
The Marines are replacing the “mini-green” laser with an upgraded version of the hail and warning system that integrates laser range finding and allows troops to better...
August 27, 2018 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 2 July 2018, Vivienne Machi
An array of new agile launch capabilities being developed by the commercial sector to send satellites into orbit could provide added resiliency to the U.S. space...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, actu.epfl.ch, 6 July 2018, Laure-Anne Pessina
Infrared spectroscopy is the benchmark method for detecting and analyzing organic compounds. But it requires complicated procedures and large, expensive instruments,...
August 27, 2018 | Source: The Verge, theverge.com, 18 July 2018, James Vincent
Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to play an increasing role in military systems. There is an urgent opportunity and necessity for citizens, policymakers, and...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, news.mit.edu, 3 Apr 2018, David L. Chandler
Self-healing metal oxides could protect against corrosion. Researchers find an ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide, though solid, can flow like a liquid instead of...
August 27, 2018 | Source: ASME Alliance of Advanced Biomedical Engineering
A hydrogel made from nanoflakes of synthetic clay and sugar chains extracted from seaweed could act as an injectable bandage to stop internal bleeding on a battlefield,...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Popular Mechanics, www.popularmechanics.com, 19 July 2018, Kyle Mizokami
The all-weather precision guided bomb could enter service next year. The U.S. military’s new "Stormbreaker" guided bomb has entered operational testing and could be...
Engine testing (source: JHU ERG)
The Johns Hopkins University Energetics Research Group (JHU ERG) has, with support from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), completed the...
August 20, 2018 | Source: engineering.com, 22 February 2018, Ian Wright
The four industrial revolutions: (1) Mechanization through water and steam power. (2) Mass production and assembly lines powered by electricity. (3) Computerization and...
August 17, 2018 | Source: i-scoop, www.i-scoop.com
As we move to the realization of more Industry 4.0 implementations as part of an ongoing industrial transformation journey, the use of collaborative robots (cobots),...
August 16, 2018 | Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, hpe.com, 11 June 2018, Jeff Wise
Autonomous vehicles get all the attention, but in the next several years, the experience of driving will change in many other ways. “Things are moving really fast,” says...
August 13, 2018 | Source: The Strategy Bridge
Is it possible the maturation of one advanced technology can be such a disruptive innovation to the point where certain types of warfare begin to look different? [Laser...
August 13, 2018 | Source: University at Buffalo, buffalo.edu, 3 Apr 2018, Cory Nealon
Like a yoga novice, electronic components don’t stretch easily. But that’s changing thanks to a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper. In a...
August 13, 2018 | Source: Stars & Stripes, stripes.com, 23 June 2018, Samantha Masunaga
Boeing Co.’s Echo Voyager has headed back to sea for a second round of testing, as the aerospace company looks to demonstrate the underwater drone’s more sophisticated...
August 13, 2018 | Source: Harvard Paulson School, seas.harvard.edu, 31 Jan 2018, Leah Burrows
One of the biggest challenges in developing integrated photonic circuits — which use light rather than electrons to transport information — is to control the momentum of...
August 13, 2018 | Source: Journal of Alloys and Compounds; web.njit.edu; Daniel L. Hastings, Mirko Schoenitz & Edward L. Dreizin, New Jersey Institute of Technology & Tomsk State University
Abstract . Materials capable of armor penetration and prompt chemical energy release are desired for future weapon systems in order to better couple the kinetic energy...
August 13, 2018 | Source: Harvard Paulson School, seas.harvard.edu, 23 February 2018, Leah Burrows
Artificial eye automatically stretches to simultaneously focus and correct astigmatism and image shift. Inspired by the human eye, researchers at the Harvard John A...
August 13, 2018 | Source: Wrap Technologies, wraptechnologies.com, 2018
The BolaWrap™ 100 is a hand-held remote restraint device that discharges an eight-foot bola style Kevlar tether to entangle an individual at a range of 10-25 feet...
August 13, 2018 | Source: The Diplomat, thediplomat.com, 1 August 2018, Franz-Stefan Gady
Given the high price tag of Russia’s new main battle tank, the Russian military is looking for cheaper alternatives. Russia will not mass-produce its new third-...