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July 21, 2015 | Source: Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems
Having funded the development of the first prosthetic arm that can function in a way close to the real thing, military researchers are now getting behind efforts to help...
July 21, 2015 | Source: Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
At ICRA 2015 in Seattle yesterday, researchers from MIT demonstrated an untethered miniature origami robot that self-folds, walks, swims, and degrades. That’s the title...
July 21, 2015 | Source: airforce-technology.com
The Akash (sky) is a mid-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system being built by India's state-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile...
July 21, 2015 | Source: Kris Osborn, Defense Tech
The Naval Research Laboratory is testing a new mini-drone about the size of a compact disc designed to glide into areas with special acoustic, meteorological or chemical...
July 21, 2015 | Source: Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (April 23, 2015) -- In certain battlefield conditions, such as the mountainous terrain and unimproved roads of Afghanistan, large-caliber...
July 21, 2015 | Source: National Defense Magazine
"A lightweight vehicle mounted breech-loaded mortar system, designed to accompanying our dismounted ground troops operating in an urban environment, or in support of...
July 19, 2015 | Source: Defense One
DOD is hunting for “game changers” this year, part of the ever-evolving offset strategy, an effort to identify the breakthrough capabilities that will define military...
July 18, 2015 | Source: Defense Innovation Marketplace, defenseinnovationmarketplace.mil
CONNECTING INDUSTRY AND DoD - Have a solution for a DOD technology need? Want to find out about DOD's long range R&D plans and the strategic directions the Services...
July 10, 2015 | Source: War On The Rocks
While there is clear merit in competitive, concurrent developments, the modest resources in play are arguably not sufficient to effectively underwrite the many air, sea...
July 10, 2015 | Source: Defense Tech
The Air Force plans to be able to incinerate targets such as incoming missiles with laser weapons mounted on C-17s by 2023 as part of a directed energy developmental...
July 10, 2015 | Source: Lockheed Martin Corporation
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 – In tests off the California coast, a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] prototype laser system successfully disabled two boats at a range of...
July 10, 2015 | Source: Defense News
PARIS — Selex ES says it is about to nearly double the range of infrared cameras thanks to a new technique that packs four times as many IR pixels into a camera than...
July 10, 2015 | Source: Electronics Cooling
In this study, lightweight two-phase heat sinks embedded with the Oscillating Heat Pipe (OHP) technology are developed for the thermal management of military circuit...
July 10, 2015 | Source: Military.com
A mechanical engineer at the Army Research Lab is building a mechatronic arm exoskeleton to both train soldiers to shoot and improve soldiers’ accuracy in combat. The...
July 10, 2015 | Source: Defense One
Establishing a beachhead on enemy-held turf is historically one of the most dangerous jobs in warfare, just ask Achilles. But the robotic age may make it slightly less...
July 10, 2015 | Source: Phys.Org
Engineers at Harvard University and the University of California, San Diego, have created the first robot with a 3D-printed body that transitions from a rigid core to a...
July 10, 2015 | Source: science.dodlive.mil
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and a small business partner are developing technologies that they expect will enable successful use of high-power processors...
July 9, 2015 | Source: Military.com
The U.S. Army has released a draft solicitation that lays out the service's latest plans to replace the M9 9mm pistol with the Modular Handgun System. Army weapons...
July 9, 2015 | Source: Marine Corps Times
There was a time when U.S. forces owned the night, conducting shadowy raids against enemies who never saw them coming. But as night vision technology becomes more...
July 9, 2015 | Source: Defense News
WASHINGTON — Boeing and Saab have teamed up to develop a Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) program, with three successful test launches of the new system...