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Top Organizations and Researchers in Low Observable Material Science

  The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) was asked to search available databases to identify the top global researchers and organizations in low observable (LO) material science.   DSIAC searched multiple literature databases, including Elsevier’s…

Public-Private Partnerships for Material Qualification

DSIAC was asked to investigate cases of public-private partnerships of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and industry to develop and qualify material property databases for AM materials. Of particular interest was the partnership of the…

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Revolutionary Way to Bend Metals Could Lead to Stronger Military Vehicles

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — A U.S. Army project discovery upends previous notions about how metals deform and could help guide the creation of stronger, more durable materials for military vehicles. For nearly 100 years, scientists thought they understood everything there was to know about how metals bend. They were wrong. Materials science and engineering

NSWCDD Report: Mitigating Blast and Shock Using Advanced Materials

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, is collaborating with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, and Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, to produce layered polyurea/woven crimp graded composite panels optimized for blast and fragment impact protection. The intent is to develop blast and impact resistant elastomeric coatings and woven fabric-reinforced polymer composites for use

America Makes Announces Two Additive Manufacturing Directed Project Opportunities/Project Calls

America Makes Announces Two Separate and Distinct AM Directed Project Opportunities America Makes has just announced two separate and distinct additive manufacturing (AM) Directed Project Opportunities, funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), that are available for all members. America Makes and AFRL are targeting to make available approximately $1.6M to fund two awards