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October 21, 2015 | Source: Frank Rovella, The Industrial Space
"Classified as supramolecular substances, Vitrimers are a derivative of thermoset plastics and exhibit self-repairing characteristics." If you find yourself going...
October 19, 2015 | Source: Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin says it has solved one of the key problems facing the military’s plans for high-powered airborne laser weapons, by counteracting the...
October 19, 2015 | Source: Yasmin Tadjdeh, National Defense Magazine
The Army has a large portfolio of unmanned aerial systems ranging from small hand-launched drones, such as the Raven, all the way to massive Gray Eagles. Going forward,...
October 19, 2015 | Source: Sandra I. Erwin, National Defense Magazine
When the Pentagon was flush with war funds a decade ago, buying new tanks and armored fighting vehicles was not a pressing priority. At the time, it was believed that...
October 16, 2015 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace
Northrop Grumman Freedom 240 for CREW MEU (SOC) provides precision electronic jamming to create a protective barrier around Marine ground combat team and equipment...
October 15, 2015 | Source: Arminta Plater, St. Mary's College of Maryland
A new study out of St. Mary’s College of Maryland puts us closer to do-it-yourself spray-on solar cell technology—promising third-generation solar cells utilizing a...
October 15, 2015 | Source: Armed With Science, Homeland Defense Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) Staff
Over the course of the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, roadside Improvised Explosive Devices have become the scourge of the United States military’s ordinance...
October 15, 2015 | Source: Defensense IQ Press, defenceiq.com
We cannot just go after the symptom – IEDs. We must also go after the cause – threat networks. Colonel Richard J. Edwards is the Strategy, Plans and Policy Director on...
October 15, 2015 | Source: the Engineer
US Navy demonstrating system to launch autonomous drone swarm. A system to launch and co-ordinate a swarm of small, cheap drones is being demonstrated by the US Office...
October 15, 2015 | Source: Elizabeth Palermo, Live Science
The Watchkeeper X can be weaponised with Thales' Free Fall Light Multirole Missile (FF LLM) precision-guided glide munitions to engage both fixed and moving targets in...
October 15, 2015 | Source: army-technology, army-technology.com
The Watchkeeper X can be weaponised with Thales' Free Fall Light Multirole Missile (FF LLM) precision-guided glide munitions to engage both fixed and moving targets in...
October 7, 2015 | Source: John Keller, Military & Aerospace
The Excalibur N5 is a Raytheon-funded initiative for a new 5-inch (127-millimeter) naval variant of the combat-proven Excalibur precision projectile. Raytheon officials...
October 6, 2015 | Source: Allyson Versprille, NDIA National Defense Magazine
The Marine Corps and Army are edging closer to the development of a system that uses kinetic energy to recharge itself, supplying a continuous source of power to sustain...
October 2, 2015 | Source: Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems
The Army could one day use ground robots similar to, but larger than, this anti-IED vehicle to retrieve injured troops. - The Army is looking at ways to make more use of...
October 2, 2015 | Source: John Keller, Military Aerospace
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. U.S. Air Force researchers are joining hands with UES Inc. in Dayton, Ohio, in efforts to make breakthrough advancements inenergy storage for...
October 2, 2015 | Source: Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems
Remotely controlled video and weapons systems protect the camp’s perimeter. - The military has been using technology to make up for reduced manpower or to keep soldiers...
October 1, 2015 | Source: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
DARPA N-ZERO Envisions “Asleep-yet-Aware” Electronics that Could Revolutionize Remote Wireless Sensors - New program seeks to develop near-zero-power technologies that...
October 1, 2015 | Source: Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems
The Army is experimenting with using swarms of small, inexpensive drones in battlefield missions—as much as anything because of the potential threat they could pose to U...
September 30, 2015 | Source: Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems
"The Andros FX has greater speed and mobility, along with a more dexterous arm." Northrop Grumman and its subsidiary Remotec are unveiling the next generation of the...
September 30, 2015 | Source: Bryan Ripple, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
"We created a great model for this exercise and what I think is good about it is that it is scalable. We can add more sites, more types of scenarios, we can have more...