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DSIAC needs your help in coming up with a solution to two very complex questions, both centered around the way we use the Global...
North Korean ballistic missile shown during Victory Day parade in 2013. (source: Wikimedia)
July 16, 2018 | Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Missile Threat Project, missilethreat.csis.org, June 2018
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Missile Defense Project, Missile Threat Website The Missile Threat website...
Acoustic metamaterials with negative constitutive parameters (modulus and/or mass density) have shown great potential in diverse applications ranging from sonic cloaking, abnormal refraction and superlensing, to noise canceling. (source: USC Viterbi, Qiming Wang)
July 16, 2018 | Source: USC University of Southern California, viterbischool.usc.edu, 11 Apr 2018, Ashleen Knutsen
Researchers have been pushing the capabilities of materials by carefully designing precise structures that exhibit abnormal properties...
Lethal robotic weapon system. (source: IPP Review)
July 16, 2018 | Source: IPP Review, ippreview.com, 23 April 2018, Tai Wei Lim
Many artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics technologies, including the cutting-edge ones, are dual use technologies. They have...
100 Kilowatt class laser weapon system being designed to knock out rockets, artillery, mortar fire, or small drones. (source: US Army, Monica K. Guthrie)
July 16, 2018 | Source: Military.com, military.com, 3 Jul 2018, Matthew Cox
The U.S. Army is getting closer to mounting lasers on vehicles for protection against incoming enemy rocket, artillery and mortar fire...
UK Centre of Excellence Energetic Materials (CoEEM) (source: CoEEM)
July 16, 2018 | Source: UK Centre of Excellence Energetic Materials, coeem.org, 2018
Centre of Excellence in Energetic Materials (CoEEM) is a UK Government-driven initiative to pull together and champion essential...
Comparison of geostationary, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Compass (MEO), International Space Station, Hubble Space Telescope and Iridium constellation orbits, with the Van Allen radiation belts and the Earth to scale. (source: Wikipedia)
July 16, 2018 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 31 May 2108, Connie Lee
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to develop alternative positioning, navigation and timing capabilities. Dave...
The Navy envisions stronger, more effective and environmentally friendly next-generation designs with spider silk and synthetic 'slime' derived from other proteins. (source: USU)
July 16, 2018 | Source: Utah State University, 22 June 2018, Mary-Ann Muffoletto
Envisioning a device the U.S. Navy is developing with Utah State University synthetic spider silk conjures images you’d expect in a...
Future soldiers will use equipment such as the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transporter (SMET) to assist with logistical burdens an carry supplies, ammo, weapons, and provide power. (source: DARPA)
July 16, 2018 | Source: Tactical Defense Media, tacticaldefensemedia.com, Armor & Mobility Magazine, May/June 2018 Issue, PEO Combat Support & Combat Service Support
U.S. Army Program Executive Office Combat Systems and Combat Service Support (PEO CS&CSS) is leveraging Other Transactional...
Rat Model of Brain Injury to Occupants of Vehicles Targeted by Land Mines: Mitigation by Elastomeric Frame Designs
July 16, 2018 | Source: University of Maryland School of Medicine, medschool.umaryland.edu, 6 Mar 2018, David Kohn
Elastic frame design reduces blast acceleration up to 80 percent; technology could be adapted for vehicle bumpers, other uses...
Russian tank crews at the Pogonovo training area in Voronezh have demonstrated new tactics resulting from lessons learned in Syria. Source: RIA Novosti/Andrey Stanavov. (source: iHS Jane's)
July 16, 2018 | Source: IHS Jane's Defense Weekly, janes.com, 10 July 2018, Samuel Cranny-Evans
Russian tank forces have revealed details of new tank tactics during a battalion tactical exercise held in Voronezh, state news agency...
A decade after the Battle of Wanat, Army leaders continue to use the episode to prepare small units for intense combat. Pictured here is the village of Wanat, Afghanistan, in Nuristan province, looking southward, July 2008. (source: U.S. Army)
July 16, 2018 | Source: Army Times, armytimes.com, 13 July 2018, Todd South
Army leaders should look to this battle to prepare for brutal fights in the future. The attack began with a single burst of machine...
DHS sponsored Biometrics Technology Rally looks at ability of algorithims to perform facial and iris recognition. (source: Defense Systems)
July 11, 2018 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, 3 July 2018, Sara Friedman
To help vendors improve their facial recognition technology, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate...
The entrenchment and inertia of legacy organizations and systems is contributing to the difficulties in solving acquisition life cycle issues. (source: Defense Systems)
July 9, 2018 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, 5 July 2018, John B. Wood
The breathtaking pace at which our adversaries deploy new offensive cyber tools and techniques has sprinted past our existing legacy...
St. Clair Power Plant, a large coal-fired generating station in Michigan. (source: Wikipedia)
July 6, 2018 | Source: ExecutiveGov, executive.gov.com, 1 June 2018, Jane Edwards
US Department of Energy (DOE) releases report that assesses the risk of cyber threats to the U.S. power grid. DOE said Wednesday the...