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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...
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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USSOCOM Tactical Assault Light Operator's Suit (TALOS) at the 2017 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC). (souce: SOCOM)
February 16, 2019 | Source: Navy Times, navytimes.com, Joshua Axelrod, 8 February 2019
Put away your toy arc reactors and turn down that Black Sabbath song. It looks like the military is still a ways off from creating a...
A Class of 2022 U.S. Military Academy at West Point new cadet shoots a M203 grenade launcher for the first time during Cadet Basic Training, July 31, 2018. (credit: U.S. Army/Michelle Eberhart)
February 15, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, businessinsider.com, Ryan Pickrell, 8 February 2019
It's likely that whoever US troops fight in the next war, these enemies will be armed with drones. That's why Army researchers have...
Sandia National Laboratories, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and TPI Composites use 3D printing to print massive windmill blade mold to dramatically reduce the time and cost of developing new wind energy technology. (source: GCN)
February 13, 2019 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Tommy Gardner|, 8 February 2018
At Sandia National Laboratories, an unusual thing has happened. Researchers 3D printed a massive mold for manufacturing wind turbine...
NASA scientists choose Harris Precision Optics to build WFIRST space optical imaging telescope
February 12, 2019 | Source: www.militaryaerospace.com
U.S. space scientists needed a precision optical instrument to be the core imager of the nation’s next-generation orbiting deep-space...
Proposed Army 1,000-Mile Supergun Could Be Ultimate Standoff Weapon
February 12, 2019 | Source: Military.com, Oriana Pawlyk, 24 January 2019
What is the real need behind the U.S. Army's proposed long-range cannon that can shoot out to 1,000 miles or more? It could be used to...
Army snipers played hide-and-seek to test new camouflaged ghillie suits for next-level combat
February 12, 2019 | Source: BusinessInsider.com, Ryan Pickrell, 12 December 2019
US Army snipers recently conducted visual testing for new camouflaged ghillie suits, which are expected to enhance soldier lethality...
DoD Official Describes Missile Defense Strategy
February 12, 2019 | Source: U.S. Dept of Defense
James H. Anderson, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for strategy, plans, and capabilities, spoke about the 2019 Missile Defense...
What a research mission reveals about an autonomous future
February 12, 2019 | Source: /www.c4isrnet.com
What is left to map in the 21st century? Mostly underworlds, it turns out. One such underworld is the space beneath Antarctica’s...
U.S. 704th Test Group successfully leads directed energy experimentation campaign
February 12, 2019 | Source: Army Recognition
After the success of the first range experiment of the Directed Energy Experimentation Campaign at White Sands Missile Range, in...
Amid 2020 Satellite launch targets, Capella Space Selects Phase Four for Maxwell On-Orbit Propulsion System
February 12, 2019 | Source: MarketWatch
Early access purchase agreement demonstrates industry demand for Phase Four's new small satellite engine EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 31,...
Pentagon reinforces mandate for electronics design open-systems standards like SOSA, FACE, and VICTORY
February 12, 2019 | Source: MilitaryAerospace, www.militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 17 January 2019
WASHINGTON – Top U.S. military leaders are reinforcing their commitment to open-systems standards for embedded computing and...