Weapon Systems

Refers to integrated (often computerized) systems that control and operate weapons, including strategic & tactical and offensive & defensive weapons.

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AMMTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 1 - Low Pressure Cold Spray - A Case Study
07/01/2010
Articles in this issue of AMMTIAC Quarterly include: Low Pressure Cold Spray Conductive Coating - A Case Study; TechSolutions 15: A Definitive Guide to Accelerated Testing; Properties and Applications of Rhenium and Its Alloys
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TechSolutions 16: Selecting a Nondestructive Testing Method, Part VII: Acoustic Emission Testing
09/01/2010
Acoustic emission testing (AET) is a nondestructive technique that monitors defect formation and failure within a material through the detection and analysis of acoustic emission (AE) signals – stress waves generated by the rapid release of strain energy.[1, 2] External stimuli, such as a...
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AMMTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 2 - Automating Aircraft Inspections
09/01/2010
Articles in this issue of AMMTIAC Quarterly include: Automating Aircraft Inspections - Time and Cost Saving Measures for the Inspection of Large Area Aircraft Surfaces; TechSolutions 16: Selecting a Nondestructive Testing Method, Part VII: Acoustic Emission Testing; Handbook on Visual Testing - A...
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TechSolutions 17 - Toolkit for DoD Manufacturing Engineers
11/01/2010
The Department of Defense (DoD), more often than not, requires that its products be held to elevated quality and performance standards, especially when compared to commercial products. These higher expectations lead to increased scrutiny, and subsequently, significant differences between the...
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AMMTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 3 - Manufacturing Readiness Levels
11/01/2010
Articles in this issue of AMMTIAC Quarterly include: Manufacturing Readiness Levels; TechSolutions 17 - Toolkit for DoD Manufacturing Engineers; Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Panel.
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TechSolutions 18 - Polymer Matrix Composite Manufacturing Induced Defects
02/01/2011
Polymer matrix composites (PMCs) comprise more than 90% of the composite materials available. They are used extensively within industry and the DoD due to their high stiffness and strength, low density, long fatigue life, corrosion resistance, and crash worthiness.[ 1, 2] These materials can also...
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AMMTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 4 - Polymer Matrix Composites
02/01/2011
US Army Builds Degradation Resistant Bridges; TechSolutions 18 Polymer Matrix Composite Manufacturing Induced Defects; NDE for the Process Control of PMC Fabrication.
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TechSolutions 19 - Blast Resistant Fenestration Design & Testing
09/01/2011
Blast resistance remains a top priority for high-risk government, defense, and financial buildings. Windows, doors, and skylights are, in most instances, the points of vulnerability when considering a structure's ability to withstand explosive forces and protect its occupants. It is critical that...
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AMMTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 6, No.1 - Qualification/Transition for Emerging Materials
09/01/2011
Accelerating Materials Insertion By Evolving the DoD Materials Qualification -Transition Paradigm, TechSolutions 19 - Blast Resistant Fenestration Design & Testing, Clean Fire Extinguishants for DoD Applications.
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AMMTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 6, No. 2 - High Strength Low Alloy Vanadium Steel
12/01/2011
Vanadium Strong and Army Strong: Strength Matters!, Rapid Manufacturing and Remanufacturing of DoD Components Using Direct Metal Deposition, and Wireless Sensors for Dehumidification Technology Validation.
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