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July 2, 2018 | Source: ArmyTimes, armytimes.com, 15 June 2018, Todd South
The Army recently awarded a $650,000 contract to purchase a new non-lethal weapon that launches paintball-like projectiles that irritate and deter potential aggressors...
July 2, 2018 | Source: Defense News, defensenews.com, 22 May 2018, Aaron Mehta
The Pentagon plans to invest more than $20 billion in munitions in its next budget. But whether the industrial base will be there to support such massive buys in the...
July 2, 2018 | Source: MIT News, news.mit.edu, 19 June 2018, David Chandler
MIT engineers develop a way to triple the survival time for swimmers in wetsuits. When Navy SEALs carry out dives in Arctic waters, or when rescue teams are diving under...
July 2, 2018 | Source: The Diplomat, thediplomat.com, 21 March 2018, Steven Stashwick
In response to Chinese and Russian advances, the U.S. is building its own hypersonic arsenal. More signs are emerging across the U.S. Department of Defense that it is...
July 2, 2018 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, 28 June 2018, Sara Friedman
The Georgia and Utah state governments have created Alexa skills to make information about government services more accessible. Now, local governments like Johns Creek,...
June 28, 2018 | Source: Federal Soup, federalsoup.com, 27 June 2018
Congress passed a law in 2016 mandating that senior leadership at DOD improve collaboration and address several “organizational challenges”—but to date the largest...
June 22, 2018 | Source: Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), energy.gov, 1 June 2017, Steven Bushong
Abstract. This report summarizes the activities conducted under the DOE-EERE funded project DE-EE0006400, where ABB Inc. (ABB), in collaboration with Texas A&M’s...
June 22, 2018 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, 18 June 2018, Matt Leonard
Los Alamos National Laboratory has set up a system to spot and, if needed, bring down drones that fly into its air space, which is off limits to hobbyist drone flights...
June 21, 2018 | Source: IBM, ibm.com, 18 June 2018
How informed is your point-of-view? IBM is augmenting human-decision making through Project Debater research and advances in the ability of artificial intelligent (AI)...
June 20, 2018 | Source: FLIR, flir.com, June 2018
Free FLIR thermal data set available July 2018. Training datasets are the key to machine learning. FLIR is offering a free thermal dataset for ADAS developers,...
June 18, 2018 | Source: War On The Rocks, warontherocks.com, 23 May 2018, Phillip Lohaus
Phillip Lohaus is currently a Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on special operations forces, the intelligence community, and...
June 18, 2018 | Source: Purdue University, purdue.edu, 31 Jan 2018, Emil Venere
New research has demonstrated how the nano-architecture of a silkworm’s fiber causes “Anderson localization of light,” a discovery that could lead to various innovations...
June 18, 2018 | Source: TechStartup, techstartups.com, 19 April 2018
ZAC - "We are developing a revolutionary technology leap in Artificial Intelligence, analytics, recognition, and search, based on General AI." The recognition of objects...
June 18, 2018 | Source: KYIV Post, kyivpost.com, 28 May 2018, Illia Ponomarenko
At least six Ukrainian servicemen deployed to the Donbas war zone have suffered serious eye damage from unidentified optical radiation devices used by Kremlin-backed...
June 18, 2018 | Source: Colorado State University, engr.source.colostate.edu, 14 Mar 2018, Anne Manning
Nuclear fusion, the process that powers our sun, happens when nuclear reactions between light elements produce heavier ones. It’s also happening – at a smaller scale –...
June 18, 2018 | Source: The Optical Society, osa.org, 28 Feb 2018, OSA Media Relations
In a new study, researchers used 3D printing and low-cost parts to create an inexpensive hyperspectral imager that is light enough to use onboard drones. They offer a...
June 18, 2018 | Source: CyberScoop, cyberscoop.com, 28 June 2018, Ryan Duffy
By the Senate Armed Services Committee’s estimation, the United States has held back in cyberspace. The committee is angling to change that with the latest National...
June 18, 2018 | Source: MeriTalk, meritalk.com,
The Army’s work on the Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT) is more than just a way to carve out a catchy name for the proliferation of smartphones, tablets, wearable...
June 18, 2018 | Source: Tactical Defense Media, tacticaldefensemedia.com, Armor & Mobility, March/April 2018 Issue, Paul Mehney & Justin Eimers, U.S. Army PEO C3T
In recent years, the Army’s information technology modernization has been outpaced by rapid change in the commercial world. U.S. adversaries leverage commercial off-the-...
June 18, 2018 | Source: Armada International, armadainternational.com, 12 February 2018, Gerrard Cowan
Close-In Weapons Systems (CIWS) are effectively the ‘last line of defence’ for naval vessels. CIWS have evolved in recent years as the immediate threats to ships have...