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The Heat Is Off:  Advanced Resins Are Revolutionizing the Way We Repair Aircraft
Aircraft design has progressed rapidly over the last 110 years. The simple wooden planes that were used mostly as scouts in World War I gave way to the riveted metal...
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3D printed throttleable pintle injector bolted to combustion chamber transition spool. (source: Rocketstar)
"The ability of this pintle to simply and efficiently inject a multitude of hypergolic fuels and throttle them from five percent all the way to full throttle is very...
November 12, 2018 | Source: FedBixOpps.Gov, fbo.gov, 8 Nov 2018, RFI Solicitation POC: Kristyl White
The Department of Defense (DoD), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Acquisition Directorate (AD) is seeking information on commercially available Non-Lethal vehicle...
December 3, 2018 | Source: Breaking Defense, breakingdefense.com, Bob Scales, 26 November 2018
Eight months ago, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis created the Close Combat Lethality Task Force to right a generational wrong. A retired Marine Corps infantryman himself,...
December 3, 2018 | Source: Rice University, news.rice.edu, Mike Williams, 14 June 2018
Rice University scientists have developed a simple way to produce conductive, three-dimensional (3D) objects made of graphene foam. The squishy solids look and feel...
December 3, 2018 | Source: University of Maryland, College of Computer, Mathematical & Natural Sciences, cmns.umd.edu, Matthew Wright, 5 November 2018
Artificial intelligence—specifically, machine learning—is a part of daily life for computer and smartphone users. From autocorrecting typos to recommending new music,...
December 3, 2018 | Source: The Drive, thedrive.com, Marco Margaritoff, 2 August 2018
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) arguably develops some of the most technologically advanced systems known to man, and its latest endeavor certainly...
December 3, 2018 | Source: SAE International, sae.org, Kami Buchholz, 15 Februrary 2018
In the middle of a desert or other remote military zone, advanced power generation can keep the U.S. Army’s ground vehicles and combat support equipment ready for the...
December 3, 2018 | Source: MIT News, news.mit.edu, Adam Conner-Simons & Rachel Gordon, 12 June 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven system can accurately locate, determine posture of and track multiple individuals even in the dark and through walls. Massachusetts...
December 3, 2018 | Source: PoliceOne (via National Institute of Justice), policeone.com, Michele Coppola
When the Corvallis Police Department moved away from everyday use of shotguns in favor of patrol rifles, the shotguns were repurposed for use as less-lethal weapons...
December 3, 2018 | Source: The Drive, thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 9 November 2018
Concerns are growing throughout the U.S. military about the potential difficulties in rapidly deploying large amounts of personnel and equipment into a theater of...
December 3, 2018 | Source: Science Direct (National University of Singapore), sciencedirect.com, 1 September 2017
The present experimental study investigates shock wave mitigation capability of potentially new personal protective equipment (PPE) suspension pads made from polyurea...
December 3, 2018 | Source: Defense One, defenseone.com, Patrick Tucker, 21 September 2018
Almost nothing is known about the new bomber in development, the B-21 Raider, the most important Air Force project of the new century. But it will differ from previous...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, J.R. Wilson, 1 July 2018
From surface warships, jet fighter aircraft, military tactical vehicles, to even unmanned systems, laser weapons are demonstrating with increasing frequency that they...
November 19, 2018 | Source: University of California Riverside, ucrtoday.ucr.edu, 23 Aug 2018, Holly Ober
The race is on to find manufacturing techniques capable of arranging molecular and nanoscale objects with precision. Engineers at the University of California, Riverside...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Redmond Magazine, redmondmag.com, Brien Posey, 6 November 2018
More than a perk for hobbyists, Microsoft's new software development kits (SDK) will -- for the first time -- give anyone who has basic development skills a way to build...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Defense One, defenseone.com, Marcus Weisgerber, 29 October 2018
The contracts came just months after the U.S. accused China of trying to blind military pilots in Africa and the Pacific. The U.S. Air Force is planning to spend nearly...
November 19, 2018 | Source: UCLA Engineering, engineering.ucla.edu, 23 Feb 2018, UCLA News Staff
Engineers from the University of California at Los Angeles ( UCLA), four other universities produce nanoscale device that mimics the structure of tree branches...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Defense News
Abandoning 360-degree coverage would make air defenses more vulnerable and undermine their mission. Press reports and statements from U.S. Army leadership suggest that...