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January 16, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 14 Jan. 2016. U.S. Air Force weapons experts are moving forward with a project to enable a smart munition to navigate its way visually to...
January 16, 2016 | Source: Richard de Silva, Defense iQ
Aerospace and Defence (A&D) currently represents over 10 percent of the global Additive Manufacturing (AM) market. The metal AM sector alone has grown by over 70...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Edward Guttierrez III, Navy Public Affairs Support Element East
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy completed tests on the GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story (...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Rose Hansen, Lawrence Livermore
ENERGETIC materials—explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics—are substances that store and release large amounts of chemical energy. They are made by either physically...
January 13, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
Small surface warships like frigates and destroyers historically have been relegated to support roles as anti-aircraft and anti-submarine protection to larger ships like...
January 13, 2016 | Source: George Leopold, Defense Systems
“The ability to assemble atomic-scale pieces into practical components and products is the key to unlocking the full potential of micro-machines.” Ten research...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, 6 January 2016, Mark Pomerleau
The Air Force in now jumping into the counter-drone game, following other service branches such as the Army as well as civilian agencies that include the Bureau of...
January 13, 2016 | Source: Mark Pomerleau, Defense Systems
The Navy is looking for a drone similar to the ScanEagle that can operate day or night. While the Predator and Reaper drones operated by the Air Force steal most of the...
January 11, 2016 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 18 Dec. 2015. Munitions experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are developing a small, lightweight weapon seeker prototype to enable smart...
January 5, 2016 | Source: George I. Seffers
U.S. Army researchers recently kicked off a concept development effort designed to improve the ability to monitor an area for long periods, enhancing the means to...
January 4, 2016 | Source: Draper Laboratory, draper.com
New techniques push component-based additive manufacturing to full systems prototypes. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – From concept models to design iterations and low-rate...
January 4, 2016 | Source: Draper Laboratory, draper.com
Technology Could Help Soldiers and First Responders CAMBRIDGE, MA – The mission of clearing buildings remains among the most dangerous operations performed by military...
January 4, 2016 | Source: Nick Lavars, GizMag
Magnesium has a number of potential advantages when it comes to engineering. It is considered the lightest of structural metals (those capable of bearing loads in...
December 22, 2015 | Source: Richard Whittle
General Atomics, whose MQ-1 Predator changed the world, is to start testing another potentially revolutionary weapon next month: a 150-kilowatt class laser. Several...
December 17, 2015 | Source: By Nancy Owano, Tech Xplore
A fuel cell can keep drones in flight in hours, not minutes. The company behind the technology will show it at CES 2016. UK-based Intelligent Energy, an energy...
December 17, 2015 | Source: By Christopher Cavas, Defense News
The US Navy's fight to buy 52 variants of its littoral combat ship (LCS) from two shipbuilders may have taken a fatal blow this week after the secretary of defense...
December 14, 2015 | Source: COLIN CLARK
PALMDALE, CALIF: Northrop Grumman unveiled its vision of the so-called sixth-generation fighter, showing reporters a laser-firing aircraft that looks like a cross...
December 7, 2015 | Source: Defense Innovation Marketplace, defenseinnovationmarketplace.mil, 2015
U.S. Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program Annual Review DoD Non-Lethal Capabilities: Enhancing Readiness for Crisis Response Contents DoD Non-Lethal Weapons...
December 7, 2015 | Source: Jordan Pearson
The weapons that will be used to fight tomorrow’s wars will need to address a very old problem: friendly fire. Researchers think complex algorithms can help by telling...
December 3, 2015 | Source: SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR.
WASHINGTON: Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold, the head of Air Force Special Operations Command, wants to make the AC-130 a kind of flying aircraft carrier, launching mini-...