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JASP FY2019 Call for Proposals (CFP)
The Joint Aircraft Survivability Program (JASP) is soliciting project proposals for its FY2020 program. The JASP seeks proposals to...
Introduction Since the late 1980s, military, federal, state, and local law enforcement have incorporated NLW or less-than-lethal...
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...
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Smartphones are jam-packed with a variety of sensors that provide real-time data collection about everything from a device’s movement to its environment. The potential for abuse is signigicant to unwitting users. (source: GCN)
January 20, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Mike Fong|, 11 January 2019
With the increasing attention being paid to the internet of things security concerns by legislators at both the state and federal...
Airman 1st Class Michael Poyser, left, and Airman 1st Class Justin Pesino, both 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, wipe down the windshield of a C-130J Super Hercules after a training mission at Yokota Air Base, Japan, on April 27, 2018. (credit: USAF/Yasuo Osakabe)
January 19, 2019 | Source: Defense News, defensenews.com, Mike Yeo, 4 December 2018
TOKYO — U.S. Indo-Pacific Command has the largest area of responsibility of the American military’s combatant commands. Covering about...
Maj. Garret Dover taxis an F-35A of the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, Edwards AFB, Calif., for a test flight at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, 17 Feb  2016. Six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen of the 31st TES travelled to Mountain Home AFB to conduct the first simulated deployment test of the F-35A, specifically to execute three key initial operational capability mission sets: suppression of enemy air defenses, close air support and air interdiction. (credit: J.M.Eddins Jr.)
January 18, 2019 | Source: DoD Live, airman.dodlive.mil, J.M. Eddins Jr. , 10 December 2018
The F-35A Lightning II is a fifth-generation fighter combining advanced aerodynamics, survivability in high-threat environments and an...
Some studies show, that similar to texting changing the way we wright, AI voice assistants have the potential to change the way we talk to each other. (source: GCN)
January 17, 2019 | Source: The Conversation, theconversation.com, Professor A. Elliot & Honary Fellow J. Hare, January 2019
When you’re lost, Siri can be your best friend. But if she can’t retrieve the right address from your contacts, she can drive you...
Depiction of Naval Strike Missile (NSM) being fired from back of 6x6 vehicle carried launch system (Source:  The Drive).
January 14, 2019 | Source: The Drive, thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 12 February 2018
As the U.S. military rolls out its budget request for the 2019 fiscal year, one area that is likely to see newly increased attention...
January 14, 2019 | Source: TECH BRIEFS TV, techbriefstv.com, 19 March 2018
MIT engineers have developed a continuous manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene. The custom-built,...
The BionicFinWave underwater robot unse a uniuqe propulsion system similar to that of a cuttlefish. (source: FESTO)
January 14, 2019 | Source: FESTO, festo.com,
Underwater robot with unique undulating fin drive. The marine planarian, cuttlefish and Nile perch have one thing in common: in order...
January 14, 2019 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, matt leonard, 5 september 2018
Even as drone technology advances, power constraints limit the amount of equipment unmanned systems can carry, as well as the time...
Stackable/folding geometry of miniature polyacrylamide hydrogel compartments bounded by a repeating sequence of cation- and anion-selective hydrogel membranes (Source: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Spectrum, Tech Briefs TV).
January 14, 2019 | Source: TECH BRIEFS TV, techbriefs.com, IEEE spectrum, 23 March 2018
Inspired by the electric eel, researchers from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland have developed 3D-printed hydrogels that...
January 14, 2019 | Source: C4ISRNET, c4isrnet.com, mark pomerleau, 5 September 2018
The Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community is coming to grips with the realization that it might have too much to make...
Army Active Denial System (ADS) on HUMVEE (Source:  U.S. Army).
January 14, 2019 | Source: The Washington Times; washingtontimes.com, Gary Anderson, 10 December 2018
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Innocents being used as human shields is not new. Placing police and security forces into positions where they are...