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April 4, 2016 | Source: Kyle Jahner, Army Times
The Army is moving forward with a plan to put pocket-sized drones in the hands of its dismounted soldiers by 2018. The service on March 1 requested information papers...
March 30, 2016 | Source: Sydney J. Freedberg Jr., Braking Defense
ARLINGTON: The race is on to build hypersonic weapons, missiles that blow through a target's defenses at more than five times the speed of sound. Or should that be "the...
March 28, 2016 | Source: Linköping Universitet
Researchers at the Laboratory for Organic Electronics at Linköping Universitet, Sweden, have created a supercondenser that can be charged by the sun. It contains no...
March 28, 2016 | Source: Kari Hawkins, AMCOM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Apache attack helicopter is flying into the future with enhanced sensors and a more reliable turret that improves the aircraft's 40-year-old...
March 25, 2016 | Source: Gabe Cherry, University of Michigan
ANN ARBOR—On your car windshield, ice is a nuisance. But on an airplane, a wind turbine, an oil rig or power line, it can be downright dangerous. And removing it with...
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The Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O) released a Request for Information (RFI) for the next Expeditionary Energy Concepts (E2C) technology demonstration –...
March 21, 2016 | Source: Stephen Pope, Flying Magazine
The FAA says it's receiving more than 100 reports a month from pilots and others who spot unmanned aircraft flying close to airports or airplanes. The agency has...
March 17, 2016 | Source: Michelle Starr, CNET
After years of trials and research, Stanford University has made a robot that's agile as a cockroach. Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence earlier this week proved...
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The Malloy Aeronautics (MA) full-scale Hoverbike demonstration vehicle, built and tested under a DSIAC Core Analysis Task funded by the Army Research Laboratory, is on...
March 9, 2016 | Source: Pfc. Julien Rodarte, Defense Media Activity
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. -- The Marine Corps wants to be more innovative. Yes, the organization that has a rich history of innovation is trying to strengthen its...
March 9, 2016 | Source: U-M Michigan News, ns.umich.edu
Ford and Michigan Economic Development Corp. partner to create open innovation laboratory. ANN ARBOR—The opening of the University of Michigan Energy Institute's Battery...
March 9, 2016 | Source: Defense Update, defense-update.com
Updated satellite images taken by Imagesat Eros B intelligence satellite acquired by ISI on 14/2/16 reveal a deployment of Chinese HQ-9 (the Chinese S-300 equivalent)...
March 9, 2016 | Source: Mark Pomerleau, Defense Systems
The Army could be looking to expand the lethality of its drone fleet, recently issuing a request for information for small guided munitions that can be outfitted to...
March 9, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
We've been talking about the notion of optical warfare now for nearly 20 years, yet while most topics on optical warfare largely have been theoretical, a couple of new...
March 4, 2016 | Source: Stew Magnuson, National Defense Magazine
The concept sounds hard to defeat: dispatch a horde of flying, thinking armed robots that can autonomously coordinate amongst themselves an attack against a target. If...
March 2, 2016 | Source: Jay Bennett, Popular Mechanics
Lubin received funding from NASA last year to study the possibility of using photonic laser thrust, a technology that does exist, as a new system to propel spacecraft to...
March 2, 2016 | Source: Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems
The Air Force is continuing its push to find a domestic replacement for a Russian-made rocket engine for its satellite launches, awarding two new contracts for an...
March 2, 2016 | Source: Allyson Versprille, NDIA National Defense
ORLANDO, Fla.—Air Force Special Operations Command would like to acquire three additional multi-mission V-22 Ospreys before the product line ceases, a service leader...
March 1, 2016 | Source: NASA Tech Briefs, techbriefs.com
The initiation and propagation of damage ultimately results in failure of aircraft structural components. Often, impact damage is difficult to identify in-service, and...
March 1, 2016 | Source: Tamir Eshel, Defense Update
Singapore Technologies Aerospace company unveiled a unique unmanned system at the Singapore Airshow today, this yet unnamed system can launch from a deck of a ship or...