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May 24, 2016 | Source: Science Daily, sciencedaily.com, Carnegie Mellon University
Algorithm balances 'pick and place' with 'push and shove'.Clutter is a special challenge for robots, but new Carnegie Mellon University software is helping robots cope,...
May 23, 2016 | Source: Jenna Brady, ARL Public Affairs
ADELPHI, Md. (May 11, 2016) -- Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a new system that will enhance the capabilities of U.S. Army Pathfinders...
May 23, 2016 | Source: Kelsey D. Atherton, Popular Science
Runways are inconvenient, and helicopters are inefficient. Between these two statements is the quest for Vertical Takeoff and Landing, or VTOL, flying machines. Hampered...
May 23, 2016 | Source: Science Daily, sciencedaily.com, Northwestern University
Researchers have made a breakthrough in mid-infrared semiconductor laser technology that combines tunable wavelength emission with high-output power on a single chip...
May 21, 2016 | Source: National Defense, Stew Magnuson
The Army has decided for the time being to use the new joint light tactical vehicle as the platform for its upcoming light reconnaissance vehicle program rather than...
May 21, 2016 | Source: 3Printer.com, Doris
Could there be applications for this type of technology in 3D printing of conformal flexible armor; camoflage, conceilment and deception (CCD) systems; and/or large size...
May 20, 2016 | Source: Daily Mail, Maureen Paton
Ground-breaking robotics, connected to nerves and muscles in the shoulder, with state-of-the-art aesthetics to provide a unique design that reflected the wearer's...
May 19, 2016 | Source: Phys Org, phys.org, Optical Society of America
Researchers have demonstrated, for the first time, that laser light can be used to manipulate a glass optical fiber tapered to a sharp point smaller than a speck of dust...
May 19, 2016 | Source: U.S. Army, Harry Sarles
Students from the Command and General Staff Officers Course participated in a non-lethal weapons range at the Lansing Correctional Facility Range on April 14. The range...
May 18, 2016 | Source: National Defense, Sandra I. Erwin
The Navy is moving ahead with plans to deploy small drones from submarines and undersea robotic vehicles, further advancing the military’s push toward autonomous weapons...
May 18, 2016 | Source: National Defense, Jon Harper
DIUx 2.0 "will be a test-bed for new kinds of contracting with startup firms," according to Carter's prepared remarks.PALO ALTO, Calif. – Defense Secretary Ashton Carter...
May 18, 2016 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, John Keller
WASHINGTON, 12 May 2016. Test and measurement experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are fine-tuning long-range smart munitions for deployment aboard the U.S. Navy Zumwalt-...
May 18, 2016 | Source:
Blackstone, Va. — Textron Systems, the manufacturer of military unmanned aerial vehicles such as the Shadow, recently opened an expanded center for UAV training and...
May 18, 2016 | Source: AFRL Propulsion Directorate, afmc.af.mil
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne (subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings) achieved a major...
May 18, 2016 | Source: Next Big Future, nextbigfuture.com
Air Force Research Laboratory is working on key technologies in hypersonic air vehicles, directed-energy weapons and autonomy, or human-machine teaming, that will be “...
May 18, 2016 | Source: Defense Systems, Kevin McCaney
Aware of the potential for GPS and other signals being disrupted in the electromagnetic spectrum, the military has been researching ways to get location and navigation...
May 18, 2016 | Source: National Defense, Joh Harper
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — There are major flaws in the current acquisition process and the sea services need to find better ways of onboarding new technology, the top Navy...
May 18, 2016 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, John Keller
PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 16 May 2016. Smart munitions designers at Lockheed Martin Corp. will fine-tune their design for the U.S. Navy's next-generation LRASM anti-ship...
May 16, 2016 | Source: Army-technology, army-technology.com
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) unveiled Green Dragon, the latest addition to its loitering munitions family, at the Singapore Airshow held in February 2016.The Green...
May 16, 2016 | Source: Defense Systems, Mark Pomerleau
Artificial intelligence has gained serious traction within the technology community as a solution for complex problems, though the head of the Pentagon’s top research...