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Artist's rendition of Russian T-14 Armata and US M1A2 main battle tanks.
December 4, 2017 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 29 September 2017, Yasmin Tadjdeh
The Abrams has for decades been considered the world’s premier tank. However, experts say that the T-14 Armata, a next-generation...
Scientists have developed a 3D printable a-BN/PVA fiber for clothes that can cool you down.
December 4, 2017 | Source: R&D Magazine, rdmag.com, 8 Nov 2017, American Chemical Society
Air-conditioned buildings bring welcome relief to people coming in from the heat. But creating that comfort comes with a cost to our...
Placing nanodisks in groups can change their vibrational frequencies
December 4, 2017 | Source: Rice University, news.rice.edu, 16 Oct 2017, Jade Boyd
Like a tuning fork struck with a mallet, tiny gold nanodisks can be made to vibrate at resonant frequencies when struck by light. In...
Sophisticated counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) technologies are being developed and matured to handle wayward commercial UAV systems.
December 4, 2017 | Source: Defense iQ, defenceiq.com, 31 October 2017, Rory Jackson
The security threat posed by the misuse of commercially-available unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology has become a serious...
A  Loon stratospheric balloon with a solar powered communications payload is launched from Winnemucca, Nevada, to provide iternet service in Puerto Rico.
December 4, 2017 | Source: Engadget, engadget.com, 9 November 2017, David Lumb
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted Google's parent Alphabet X an experimental license to help get Puerto Rico back...
Record-small quantum dot lasers directly grown on industry-standard (001) silicon with low power consumption and high temperature stability.
December 4, 2017 | Source: The Optical Society, osapublishing.org, 2017, Alex Gaeta
As a promising integration platform, silicon photonics need on-chip laser sources that dramatically improve capability, while trimming...
UK Dragonworks facility dedicated to the development and testing of advanced laser technology.
December 4, 2017 | Source: The Engineer, theengineer.co.uk, 24 November 2017
A laser directed energy weapon will be the first project to be undertaken at Dragonworks, a new UK facility dedicated to the...
Flexible Aqueous Li-Ion Battery with High Energy and Power Densities
December 4, 2017 | Source: John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, jhuapl.edu, 10 October 2017, APL staff
Remember those reports of exploding hoverboards a few years ago? The culprit behind those spontaneous electrical combustions were low-...
Crater from munitions explosion in Ukrane.
December 4, 2017 | Source: Fox News, foxnews.com, 16 November 2017, Allison Barrie
Our military relies on bullets and bombs to do their job – but how do we stop those munitions from being used against our own troops?...
Exploded view of flexible and stretchable tactile sensor.
December 4, 2017 | Source: Nanowerx, nanowerk.com, 5 June 2017, University of Minnesota
Researchers at the University of Minnesota, led by Professor Michael C. McAlpine, have developed a series of novel inks, which can be...
Ultra-compact antenna that is smaller than a flea shown in relation to a quarter and small surface acoustic wave (SAW) device
December 4, 2017 | Source: Armed with Scinece, science.dodlive.mil, 17 October 2017, Holly Jordan
Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, in partnership with Northeastern...
HPEM Electronic Warfare Tech Would Change Military Operations image
December 4, 2017 | Source: Israel's Homeland Security (iHLS), i-hls.com, 23 October 2017
US Air Force officials are working with microwave experts to conduct experiments with high power electromagnetic (HPEM) technology...
LAPD
December 4, 2017 | Source: 89.3 KPCC; By: Paul Glickman and Frank Stoltze
The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday gave the LAPD the go-ahead to start a one-year experiment using an unarmed drone to deal...
The damage sensing network is integrated into a conceptual composite UH-60M Black Hawk rotorcraft.
December 4, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army, army.mil, 16 November 2017, T'Jae Ellis
For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect...
Solid rocket motor illustration showing case, liner, igniter, propellant, throat, nozzel and GNC.
December 4, 2017 | Source: Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report, GAO-18-45, October 2017, gao.gov
Over the past two decades, the solid rocket motor (SRM) industrial base has undergone various changes including consolidation and...