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June 11, 2015 | Source: Defense Tech
Scientists with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Pentagon’s research arm are working to build a new hypersonic air vehicle that can travel at speeds up to Mach...
June 11, 2015 | Source: www.army.mil
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 18, 2015) -- Brainwave detection may one day make it easier for Army researchers to train computers to detect threats captured in...
June 11, 2015 | Source: Optics & Photonics
Devices that convert optical radiation to spatially concentrated energy at the nanoscale are finding applications in data storage, spectroscopy, sensing and nanoscale...
June 11, 2015 | Source: Breaking Defense
WASHINGTON: Sometimes small is beautiful. Sometimes small is lethal. While China and Russia are researching stealthy and armed drones, the drunk intelligence analyst who...
June 11, 2015 | Source: National Defense
TAMPA, Fla. – Engineers at U.S. Special Operations command are in the process of sorting through the tradeoffs between size, weight and power as they seek to develop a...
June 11, 2015 | Source: Optics & Photonics
Directed-energy weapons systems could provide efficient, cost-effective countermeasures in an age of drones and other airborne threats. Recent scientific and engineering...
June 9, 2015 | Source: Defense One
Pew! Pew! Soldiers with handheld energy blasters are the stuff of G.I. Joe, not real life … until now. The U.S Army is currently testing electricity guns for possible...
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“Navy Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Background and Issues for Congress.” Read more . “Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background...
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DSIAC, on the behalf of AFLCMC/ EZJ, would like to announce the latest release of the Enhanced Surface-to-Air Missile Simulation (ESAMS), version 5.1 , with respective...
June 9, 2015 | Source: Industrial Laser Solutions
The widespread use of advanced polymer composites in the aerospace industry is leading to their increased use in other industries—most notably in the automotive industry...
June 9, 2015 | Source: Automated Dynamics
SCHENECTADY, NY – Automated Dynamics (ADC), a manufacturer of composite structures and automated fiber placement (AFP) and automated tape laying (ATL) equipment, today...
June 8, 2015 | Source: Breaking Defense
Later today, eight contractors — the full list is secret — will deliver their candidates for the Army’s new Light Reconnaissance Vehicle at Fort Benning, Ga. A lightly...
June 8, 2015 | Source: Defense Tech
The U.S. Army is experimenting with acoustic threat detection systems to help soldiers in combat zones pinpoint the location of incoming fire, from automatic weapons to...
June 8, 2015 | Source: erdc.usace.army.mil
Protecting the environment from contamination. Training with live munitions can potentially contaminate training-range soils. The explosives and propellants used in...
June 8, 2015 | Source: Breaking Defense
Marines pride themselves on being ready for anything. But as of today, 19 percent of their air fleet is out of action “long-term” awaiting repairs and spares, the deputy...
June 8, 2015 | Source: Breaking Defense
Think it’s hard to find a place to charge your smartphone at the airport? Try finding a power outlet in the ocean. Imagine you’re a robotic Navy mini-sub whose batteries...
June 8, 2015 | Source: army-technology.com
Improved Gray Eagle® (IGE) is an advanced version of the combat-proven Block 1 Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) developed by General Atomics Aeronautical...
June 8, 2015 | Source: www.army.mil
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 21, 2015) -- The Army hopes the 120mm Guided Enhanced Fragmentation Mortar further improves Soldiers' ability to put artillery on...
June 8, 2015 | Source: Live Science Contributor
A researcher at the defense company Boeing has filed a patent for a sci-fi-esque cloaking device that would protect soldiers from intense shock waves generated by...
June 8, 2015 | Source: gtri.gatech.edu
Bathymetric lidars – devices that employ powerful lasers to scan beneath the water's surface – are used today primarily to map coastal waters. At nearly 600 pounds, the...