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June 23, 2016 | Source: Michael Molitch-Hou, engineering.com
3D-printed “hair” is not quite new. In 2015, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University demonstrated a method for using extrusion-based 3D printing to create plastic hair...
June 21, 2016 | Source: Sandra I. Erwin, nationaldefensemagazine.org
The Pentagon has been battered by criticism that it is falling behind in the technology arms race. Skeptics point to rising powers and terrorists finding new ways to...
June 20, 2016 | Source: Cassandra Mainiero, Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs
Researchers at the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal are co-inventors of a new nanocomposite and method to manufacture...
June 20, 2016 | Source: John Edwards and Eve Keiser, C4ISR & Networks
Electronic fragility in flexible materials used in most wearable electronics — has prevented the technology from reaching its full potential. A research team based at...
June 17, 2016 | Source: Naval Research Laboratory
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Material Science and Technology Division, has been granted U.S. patent 9,303,323 for a method to simultaneously extract carbon...
June 17, 2016 | Source: Jenna Brady, ARL Public Affairs, army.mil
ADELPHI, Md. (June 9, 2016) -- With a passion for biochemistry, U.S. Army Research Laboratory chemist and postdoctoral research fellow Dr. Sasha Teymorian works to...
June 17, 2016 | Source: Jon Harper, nationaldefensemagazine.org
The Air Force’s next-generation close-air-support platform should be able to provide instant firepower on demand, the service’s top officer told reporters June 15. Air...
June 15, 2016 | Source: Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems
Pentagon researchers are moving with their plan to develop vanishing deliver drones that could deliver supplies to forward-deployed troops and then disappear. The...
June 15, 2016 | Source: Mark Pomerleau, Defense Systems
In response to a request from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Bluefin met the need for an adaptable one-person-liftable vehicle by miniaturizing...
June 15, 2016 | Source: Sputnik International, sputniknews.com
The project, which is called the Laser Directed Energy Weapon Capability Demonstrator, will have a contract worth between 20 and 100 million pounds, according to the...
June 15, 2016 | Source: Daily Mail, www.dailymail.co.uk, 2 June 2016, Abigail Beall
The rising threat of small, unmanned drones near airports is becoming increasingly important to the US.Now a UK-developed system capable of jamming signals on UAVs is...
June 14, 2016 | Source: Kris Osborn, scout.com
The U.S. Marine Corps is progressing with a new project to arm its MV-22 Osprey aircraft with new weapons such as laser-guided 2.75in rockets, missiles and heavy guns -...
June 13, 2016 | Source: Michael Molitch-Hou, engineering.com
When most people think of 3D printing, they think of the typical additive process, in which layers of material are fused into the desired end shape. However, additive...
June 13, 2016 | Source: Sandra I. Erwin, nationaldefensemagazine.org
Surprisingly powerful surveillance sensors compressed into small packages and new software tools are revolutionizing the drone market in a wide cross-section of...
June 13, 2016 | Source: Matthew Cox, Military & Aerospace Electronics
U.S. Army infantry platoons will soon have the 84mm Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle, a devastating anti-armor system, as a permanently assigned weapon.Service officials...
June 10, 2016 | Source: Yasmin Tadjdeh, nationaldefensemagazine.org
TAMPA, Fla. — Special Operations Command will test a laser weapon on an Apache helicopter this summer, said one official May 26.SOCOM's program executive office rotary...
June 9, 2016 | Source: Drexel University
Borides are among the hardest and most heat-resistant substances on the planet, but their Achilles’ Heel, like so many materials’, is that they oxidize at high...
June 8, 2016 | Source: Barbara Opall-Rome, Defense News
HAIFA, Israel — Elbit Systems, the Israeli firm whose Helmet Mounted System (HMS) is used on helicopters and fighters worldwide, including the new F-35, is debuting a...
June 7, 2016 | Source: Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com
WASHINGTON: The US military successfully targeted and destroyed a moving truck from a drone using the missile designed to replace the venerable Hellfire.The Joint Air To...
June 7, 2016 | Source: Patrick Tucker, defenseone.com
Over the smoking sands of Iraq, the military is coming to rely on formations of 20-foot drones, working with Apache attack helicopters against the Islamic State. Such...