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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Adeline Witherspoon, 2nd SBDE PAO
Introduction Many new technologies are introduced to the world with untold hype and fail to live up to their promise, both in terms of...
Enhancing the Expectations of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – Recognizing Aviation-Grade Suppliers
The unmanned systems industry stands to disrupt almost every major industry. Indeed, it has already revolutionized warfare, and there...
X-Ray Computed Tomography Scanning for Defense Applications image
X-ray computed tomography (XCT) scanning has been used for decades and remains a key component in nondestructive testing (NDT). XCT...
The Heat Is Off:  Advanced Resins Are Revolutionizing the Way We Repair Aircraft
Aircraft design has progressed rapidly over the last 110 years. The simple wooden planes that were used mostly as scouts in World War...
The Continuing Quest for a Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) System for Military and Civilian Law Enforcement Needs image
Introduction Since the late 1980s, military, federal, state, and local law enforcement have incorporated NLW or less-than-lethal...
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NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on efforts to fully deploy the Mars InSight lander’s subsurface thermal probe. (source: NASA)
May 18, 2019 | Source: Aviation Week, aviationweek.com, Mark Carreau, 14 May 2019
HOUSTON—Experts from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have not given up on efforts to fully...
Facial recognition, like fingerprints, has the potential to significantly improve the effectiveness and efficiency of police investigations. (source: GCN)
May 17, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Amy McKeown|, 15 May 2019
The FBI began using Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) in 1975. Over the past 44 years, the technology has become a...
Potential for bias can be built into AI algorithms by the humans who create them. (source: GCN)
May 16, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Stephanie Kanowitz, 15 May 2019
The growing use of artificial intelligence comes with more than just technology challenges. Ethical questions are emerging as...
FILE - In this film publicity image released by Disney, Chris Hemsworth portrays Thor, left, and and Chris Evans portrays Captain America in a scene from "The Avengers." (AP Photo/Disney, Zade Rosenthal)
May 7, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, Oriana Pawlyk, 26 April 2019
Movie fans are anticipating the new "Avengers: Endgame" film -- even the U.S. Air Force, which recently named its new experimental...
A wind turbine towers nearly 300 feet above the nearby Stirling solar array at Tooele Army Depot. Photo By: John Prettyman, Army
May 7, 2019 | Source: U.S. Department of Defense, David Vergun, 22 April 2019
For more than half a century, the annual Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards have recognized the extraordinary efforts of...
The Integrated Head Protection System (U.S. Army photo)
May 7, 2019 | Source: Task and Purpose, Jared Keller, 7 March 2019
After years in development, the Army will field its brand new body armor, combat helmet, and protective gear to soldiers with the 3rd...
(Source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/armys-new-machine-gun-can-really-do-some-serious-damage-54672)
May 7, 2019 | Source: National Interest, 28 April 2019
A game changer or not? The U.S. Army has selected a new submachine gun for special security missions—and the winner of the procurement...
A member of the local media records Maj. Gen. William T. Cooley, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory commander, as he delivers remarks during a press conference inside the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, April 18, 2019. Cooley spoke on AFRL’s efforts to work with small businesses and universities in an effort to focus on speed when it comes to the science and technology strategy as unveiled by Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. (U.S. Air Force photo by We
May 7, 2019 | Source: U.S. Air Force, Bryan Ripple, 25 April 2019
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) -- The Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory presented highlights of the new Air...
Centaur unmanned ground vehicle/Photo: FLIR
May 7, 2019 | Source: National Defense, Connie Lee, 19 April 2019
The Army’s push to upgrade its ground robotics fleet is coming to fruition, according to the service. Over the next 18 months, the...