Weapon Systems

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

Type of Content
MaterialEASE 21: Understanding and Reducing the Effects of Contamination on Hydraulic Fluids and Systems
05/01/2003
This article presents some of the basics regarding hydraulic fluids and how they become contaminated, and it also expands upon the deleterious effects this contamination has on hydraulic systems. Also presented are some of the chief causes of fluid contamination, and the relatively simple measures...
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Archive: AMPTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 2003
05/01/2003
Reducing Wear with Superfinish Technology; MaterialEASE: Understanding and Reducing the Effects of Contamination on Hydraulic Fluids and Systems; Rapid Forward Deployment Made Easier with Composite Airfield Matting; YBCO Blazes the Trail for High-Temperature Superconductors.
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Archive: NTIAC Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 2, June 2003
06/01/2003
Archive: NTIAC Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 2, June 2003
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MaterialEASE 22: Materials That Sense and Respond: An Introduction to Smart Materials
07/01/2003
Sensors and actuators have become an increasingly important technology as more systems become automated, requiring less human input or operation. This MaterialEASE characterizes the leading sensor and actuator materials currently in use along with some new materials under research. For more...
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Archive: AMPTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 2, Summer 2003
07/01/2003
Preventing Fatigue Failures with Laser Peening; MaterialEASE: Materials that Sense and Respond - An Introduction to Smart Materials; One Fluid, Multiple Viscosities - Numerous Applications: Active Fluids are Changing Damping Technology Forever
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Archive: NTIAC Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 3, September 2003
09/01/2003
NTIAC Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 3, September 2003
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MaterialEASE 23: The Role of Materials in Ship Design and Operation
10/01/2003
This MaterialEASE provides a look at some of the most pressing considerations ship designers face when choosing materials for current and future Navy ships. While not all the issues unique to shipbuilding are covered in this article, a "first tier" of considerations pertaining to materials that any...
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Archive: AMPTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 3, Special Issue - Ships: Navy Experts Explain the Newest Material & Structural Technologies
10/01/2003
This expanded issue of the AMPTIAC Quarterly, a collection of articles from U.S. Navy researchers, focuses on novel materials and structural technologies for surface ships. Articles in this special issue include: Advanced Double Hull Concept Reduces Costs, Increases Capabilities; Friction Stir...
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The DOD's New Corrosion Policy: A Conversation with the Corrosion Executive
12/01/2003
The DOD's New Corrosion Policy: A Conversation with the Corrosion Executive.
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MaterialEASE 24: Corrosion - A Natural But Controllable Process
12/01/2003
This MaterialEASE provides a brief introduction to the mechanism behind the destructive natural phenomenon of corrosion. The article also discusses the common forms of corrosion, including uniform corrosion, pitting, crevice corrosion, filiform corrosion, galvanic corrosion, stress corrosion...
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