Weapon Systems

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

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Articles in this issue of AMMTIAC Quarterly include: Tactical Renewable Energy Production - Converting Waste and Biomass to Energy and Fuel; TechSolutions 13: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing, Part II
11/01/2009
Additive manufacturing (AM) refers to a process that builds up a component in layers, as opposed to a subtractive operation, which removes matter from a block of material to form a product.[1,2] An increase in customer demand for customizable, quick turnaround, low cost products has opened the door...
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AMMTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 3 - Tactical Energy Production
11/01/2009
Articles in this issue of AMMTIAC Quarterly include: Tactical Renewable Energy Production - Converting Waste and Biomass to Energy and Fuel; TechSolutions 13: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing, Part II; Environmentally Safe Coating Systems at Navy Region Northwest: A Look at Coatings In Use and...
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TechSolutions 14: Protecting the Warfighter - Recent Armor Innovations
03/01/2010
Global military conflicts have historically exposed the deficiencies in soldier and weapon system protection and conversely, the effectiveness of weapons. Thus, rapid advancements in armor technology are typically associated with these global conflicts. For instance, World War I marked the...
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AMMTIAC Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 4 - Countering the Modern Threat: Armor for Advanced Protection
03/01/2010
Articles in this issue of AMMTIAC Quarterly include: Development and Ballistic Testing of a New Class of High Hardness Armor Steel; TechSolutions 14: Protecting the Warfighter - Recent Armor Innovations; The Fascinating Behaviors of Ordinary Materials Under Dynamic Conditions.
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TechSolutions 15: A Definitive Guide to Accelerated Testing
07/01/2010
The proposition of specifying, designing, or constructing a new system or one or more of its sub-elements (e.g., production articles, assemblies, components, or constituent materials) is one that is common and familiar to most engineers. Admittedly, no one engineer is involved in all aspects of...
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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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