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SOFWERX sponsors TeamWERX Prize Challenge
SOFWERX is sponsoring TeamWERX - a prize challenge platform designed to find innovative solutions to warfighter problems. SOFWERX is...
A soldier with 23rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat team, 7th Infantry Division reaches for her drink tube during an operational test of the Integrated Head Protection System and Tactical Communication and Protective System Lite hearing protection on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, August 8, 2017. (Sgt. Youtoy Martin/Army)
November 6, 2017 | Source: Army Times, armytimes.com, 8 October 2017, Todd South
Here are some updates on just a few of the soldier-centric projects being developed and fielded by Program Executive Officer Soldier...
Sintering multiple parts - Desktop Metal’s Studio System includes a fully-automated, office-friendly sintering furnace with fast cycle times and a peak temperature of 1400°C, allowing for the sintering of a wide variety of materials. (Desktop Metal)
November 6, 2017 | Source: New Atlas, newatlas.com, 27 July 2017, Loz Blain
Desktop Metal – remember the name. This Massachussetts company is preparing to turn manufacturing on its head, with a 3D metal...
DNA "hairpins" trigger expansion and shape shifting in a piece of hydrogel.
November 6, 2017 | Source: Johns Hopkins University, releases.jhu.edu, 15 Sept 2017, Phil Sneiderman
Biochemical engineers at Johns Hopkins University have used sequences of DNA molecules to induce shape-changing in water-based gels,...
Researcher hand-launches the AtlantikSolar solar powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
November 6, 2017 | Source: electrek, electrek.co, 20 October 2017, John Fitzgerald Weaver
Researchers testing cutting-edge unmanned aerial vehicle technology went to the 24 hours a day sunlight of Greenland to power ‘...
DARPA OFFSET: Autonomous Drone Swarms for Warfighters image
November 6, 2017 | Source: C4ISRNET, c4isrnet.com, 25 October 2017, Michael Peck
Raytheon and Northrop Grumman have been awarded Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contracts to develop drone swarms for urban...
Air Force officials are working with microwave experts from various companies to conduct experiments with high-power electromagnetic (HPEM) technology.
November 6, 2017 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesysems.com, 18 October 2017, Morgan Cole
Air Force officials at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. are working with microwave experts from companies including Raytheon and Booz...
SEM image of organic thin-film laser mixed-order distributed feedback grating structure.
November 6, 2017 | Source: R&D Magazine, rdmag.com, 1 May 2017, Kyushu University
New research could make lasers emitting a wide range of colors more accessible and open new applications from communications and...
Hybrid material converts more sunlight and can weather seawater's harsh conditions.
November 6, 2017 | Source: Science Dialy, sciencedaily.com, 4 October 2017, University of Central Florida
It's possible to produce hydrogen to power fuel cells by extracting the gas from seawater, but the electricity required to do it makes...
Electron microscope images of visible-NIR light responsible photocatalyst composed with black phosphorous (BP), lanthanum titanate (LA2Ti2O7, LTO), and gold nanoparticles (Au)
November 6, 2017 | Source: Osaka University, resou.osaka-u.ac.jp, 29 May 2017
Osaka University researchers create new material based on gold and black phosphorus to produce clean hydrogen fuel using the full...
Reconfigurable RF and Microwave Gear for Radar, EW, SIGINT, and Communications
November 6, 2017 | Source: Military and Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 16 October 2017, John Keller
U.S. Army RF and microwave researchers are surveying industry for technologies that could enable reconfigurable multi-function systems...
Chip microphotograph of the 25GHz fully-integrated non-reciprocal passive magnetic-free 45nm SOI CMOS circulator based on spatio-temporal conductivity modulation.
November 6, 2017 | Source: Columbia University, engineering.columbia.edu, 6 Oct 2017, Columbia News Staff
Columbia Engineering researchers, led by Harish Krishnaswamy, associate professor of electrical engineering, in collaboration with...
AUDS (Anti-UAV Defence System) is a counter drone system that combines electronic-scanning radar target detection, electro-optical (EO) tracking/classification and directional RF inhibition capability.
November 6, 2017 | Source: Microwave Journal, microwavejournal.com, 11 September 2017
The AUDS counter-UAS defence system has been enhanced for deployment on military and commercial security and surveillance vehicles and...
Marines training with untethered virtual reality headsets. (John Williams)
November 6, 2017 | Source: Defense iQ, defenceiq.com, 16 October 2017, Richard de Silva
From audiences ducking to ‘avoid’ moving objects on the screen to gamers suffering motion sickness when using the latest headsets, the...
Army's data-processing technique meant to automate maintenance and support of vehicle inventories and weapons systems.
November 6, 2017 | Source: C4ISRNET, c4isrnet.com, 3 October 2017, Adam Stone
The Army says it is making headway with an innovative data-processing technique meant to automate maintenance and support of vehicle...