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MAY 28, 2016

Air Force Funds Efforts to Mature Nanopowders for Enabling Lasers

Popular science fiction fantasy literature and film fans have long read about and watched their heroes using lasers to disable or destroy large enemy targets. Yet, these lasers have taken years longer to develop than predicted, partially because the materials from which the lasers are constructed have been problematic. Manufacturing technology under development by the

MAY 26, 2016

3rd Offset Strategy 101: What It Is, What the Tech Focuses Are

As it has been in the past, technological and operational innovation will be the key to it.There’s been a lot of talk about a Third Offset Strategy at the Defense Department lately. It’s part of Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s plan to make sure the U.S. military remains the world’s finest fighting force.The Third Offset Strategy

MAY 23, 2016

Army Uses Technology to Increase Aerial Delivery Accuracy

ADELPHI, Md. (May 11, 2016) — Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a new system that will enhance the capabilities of U.S. Army Pathfinders as they conduct aerial operations.In response to a Request for Information from the U.S. Army-Africa to remove what is known as the pilot balloon from the battlefield, ARL