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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...
July 9, 2015 | Source: Defense Tech
The Office of Naval Research will meet with 200 industry reps later this month in advance of the Navy’s deep dive into additive manufacturing — aka 3D printing. The Navy...
July 9, 2015 | Source: Live Science
A compact, foldable drone inspired by origami can unfold itself automatically and take flight within a fraction of a second. Hordes of these quadcopters, which are about...
July 9, 2015 | Source: Arizona State University
Sometimes looking at something at the smallest scale can lead to solutions to big problems. A recent study into the interactions of metal alloys at the nanometer and...
July 7, 2015 | Source: Defense iQ
The UK is investing in additive manufacturing research and development to maintain its place at the forefront of innovation in the global aerospace market. Business...
July 6, 2015 | Source: Arizona State University
Advances could expand capabilities of wearable electronics. Origami, the centuries-old Japanese paper-folding art, has inspired recent designs for flexible energy-...
July 6, 2015 | Source: Extreme Tech
Back in August 2014, researchers at Michigan State University have created a fully transparent solar concentrator, which could turn any window or sheet of glass (like...
July 6, 2015 | Source: defense-update.com
Major general Thomas Masiello says the technology, which fries electronic equipment with bursts of high-power microwave energy, is mature and will be miniaturised to...
July 6, 2015 | Source: CBS DC
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — The state-owned Russian defense firm, United Instrument Manufacturing Corp., reported to state-owned news site Sputnik that they’d developed a...
July 2, 2015 | Source: Defense Acquisition University
The inability of Department of Defense (DoD) programs to sufficiently reduce technology risk prior to entering formal systems development has between 2007 and 2012...
July 2, 2015 | Source: SEAPOWER Magazine
ARLINGTON, Va. — A new battery fuel cell technology shows promise in providing more power and endurance to unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) and other platforms as well...
July 2, 2015 | Source: army-technology.com
BTR-MDM (Shell-M) is a tracked, airborne, multi-purpose, fully-amphibious armoured personnel carrier (APC) developed primarily for the Russian Army as well as the...
July 2, 2015 | Source: Defense Systems
The full story of the Tern program, which seeks to develop long-range drones that can launch from the deck of a ship, has yet to told, but it’s already got a couple of...
July 2, 2015 | Source: Defense Acquisition University
In an effort to reduce costs and time to deploy mission capable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), the Department of Defense (DoD) has transitioned smart devices into the...
July 2, 2015 | Source: Flightglobal
Northrop Grumman has responded to US Air Force interest in an infrared search and track (IRST) capability for its F-15C Eagle by unveiling OpenPod, a reconfigurable...