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June 2, 2015 | Source: USNI New
The U.S. Navy’s deck guns could take on new relevance if ongoing tests to fire a guided round at three times the speed of sound from their muzzles are successful, USNI...
June 1, 2015 | Source: dau.dodlive.mil
Armed only with lethal force, and facing vehicles that didn’t stop, U.S. warfighters manning a checkpoint in Iraq were left with a difficult choice—engagement with...
June 1, 2015 | Source: U.S. National Guard
In today’s complex fighting environment, insurgents are known to shoot mortars from inside highly populated civilian areas. U.S. troops are unable to fire back without...
June 1, 2015 | Source: DARPA.mil
High-power laser marks a significant technological advance DARPA’s High-Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System (HELLADS) has demonstrated sufficient laser power and...
June 1, 2015 | Source: Defense Update
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) is teaming with the Polish defence contractor Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA (PGZ) through its subsidiary Obrum sp. z o.o. to...
June 1, 2015 | Source: U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Today's Soldiers rely on polymers as part of their protective systems. Polymers are molecular chains that can vary from a few linked monomers to millions of chemical...
June 1, 2015 | Source: darpa.mil
DARPA aims to improve understanding of processes and materials to propel 3D printing and other innovative concepts into mainstream defense manufacturing. Additive...
June 1, 2015 | Source: darpa.mil
DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, which developed a self-steering bullet to increase hit rates for difficult, long-distance shots, completed in...
June 1, 2015 | Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
NASA has taken a key first step in demonstrating a vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) concept aircraft that can cruise efficiently, leading the way for designs...
May 30, 2015 | Source: Defense Systems
In the 1986 movie “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” the Enterprise crew travels back from the 24th century to present-day Earth where, among other things, Scotty barters...
May 30, 2015 | Source: Military.com
The Navy is working on a $1.6 billion technological upgrade overhauling ship defense systems onboard amphibs and aircraft carriers to include interceptor missiles,...
May 30, 2015 | Source: army-technology.com
BAE Systems has successfully completed the technology development bridge programme in the competition for the US Army's common infrared countermeasure (CIRCM) programme...
May 30, 2015 | Source: army-technology.com
Sikorsky Aircraft has successfully completed the first flight test of the S-97 Raider light tactical helicopter prototype at its Development Flight Center (DFC) in...
May 30, 2015 | Source: army-technology.com
The PD-100 Black Hornet is a tiny unmanned air vehicle (UAV) developed by Prox Dynamics. The Black Hornet UAV allows armed troops to spy potential threats. The small,...
May 29, 2015 | Source: National Defense Magazine
Underwater drones have been used for everything from environmental research to scouring the ocean floor for wreckage of crashed airplanes. They are able to go where...
May 29, 2015 | Source: National Defense Magazine
Bombs squads across the United States are seeking robots that resemble the human form as servicemen and first responders face situations where more dexterity and...
May 29, 2015 | Source: National Defense Magazine
The Army’s effort to introduce unmanned vehicles into its inventory has slowed as the service’s budget tightens and questions remain on how the technology will be used...
May 29, 2015 | Source: Military.com
Raytheon recently test-fired a new GPS-guided 120mm mortar round at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., demonstrating a precision-firing technology designed to help Marine...
May 29, 2015 | Source: Military.com
The Navy is moving closer to having a sea-launched, anti-ship cruise missile able to change course in flight and hit moving ship targets from distances up to 1,000 miles...
May 29, 2015 | Source: pddnet.com
Army research to reduce the use of fuel and water, and to reduce waste output at forward operating bases, or FOBs, promises to dramatically reduce the number of convoys...