Defense Systems Digest - 02 July 2019 / U.S. Army photo by Capt. Russell M. Gordon, 10th Press Camp Headquarters

Notable Technical Inquiry

What unclassified technical information is available on a foreign mortar weapon?

DSIAC was asked to compile technical information on the Bosnian 82-mm mortar produced by Bosnia-Novitravca—specifically, unclassified studies on materials specifications, operating pressures, ballistic...

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Voice From The Community

Dr. Amanda Schrand
Team Lead, Resilient Hybrid Electronics, Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate

I am a multidisciplinary science and technology leader in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Our cross-service (Air Force, Army, and Navy) research team is currently exploiting innovative ways to use additive manufacturing to address the harsh shock/vibration environment presented to defense electronics. We are developing world-class, multimaterial, advanced manufacturing facilities and partnerships that will transform the U.S. capabilities to dominate time, space, and complexity in future conflict. 

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