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November 19, 2019 | Source: Penn Today, penntoday.upenn.edu, Erica K. Brockmeier, 11 October 2019
From the intricate patterns of pollen grains to the logarithmic spirals of nautilus shells, biology is full of complex patterns, shapes, and geometries. Many of these...
November 19, 2019 | Source: C$ISRNet, www.c4isrnet.com, Nathan Strout, 7 November 2019
Military leaders are reluctant to treat the electromagnetic spectrum as a separate domain of warfare as they do with air, land, sea, space, and cyber, even as the...
November 5, 2019 | Source: National Defense, NationalDefense.com, Connie Lee, 20 August 2019
The U.S. Army is working on an autonomous robotic trauma care system that can treat wounded soldiers on the battlefield. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine...
November 5, 2019 | Source: National Defense, www.nationaldefensemagazine.org, Connie Lee, 15 October 2019
Oshkosh Defense has begun upgrading the joint light tactical vehicle (JLTV) in response to a critical Pentagon report issued earlier this year, a company executive said...
November 5, 2019 | Source: New Atlas, Newatlas.com, Ben Coxworth, 4 October 2019
Ordinarily, if a window goes around the corner of a building, it's made of two flat panes of glass that are joined together by a metal rail or glue. Now, though, German...
November 5, 2019 | Source: National Defense, phys.org, Emanuel Cavallaro, 28 October 2019
It was the second day of a 3-day-long tech demonstration at the David Taylor Model Basin at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda, MD, where attendees had...
November 5, 2019 | Source: Space, Space.com, Tariq Malik, 21 October 2019
WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab is shooting for the moon, literally. The small-satellite launch startup announced today (October 21) that its new Photon satellite platform will...
November 5, 2019 | Source: National Defense, www.nationaldefensemagazine.org, Kris Osborn, 15 October 2019
(Washington, DC) They can form swarms of hundreds of mini, precision-guided explosives, overwhelm radar, or simply blanket an area with targeting sensors. They can paint...
November 5, 2019 | Source: c4isrnet, www.c4isrnet.com, Tariq Malik, 6 August 2019
Hypersonic weapons break all the rules of the missile defense game. With speeds surpassing Mach 5 and the ability to maneuver mid-flight, hypersonic weapons defy the...
November 5, 2019 | Source: Defense one, www.defenseone.com, Kris Osborn, 22 October 2019
The U.S. military, and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) in particular, invests in and places considerable store by superior technology to prevail against peer rivals. The...
November 5, 2019 | Source: WECT News, www.wect.com, Alex Guarino, 23 October 2019
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington police have a new non-lethal tool to stop criminals in their tracks called the BolaWrap. The handheld device discharges an 8-ft Kevlar...
October 30, 2019 | Source: The Hill, Hill.com, Dov S. Zaheim, 7 October 2019
The Marine Corps’ new commandant, Gen. David Berger, is breaking china, figuratively, to enable the Marines to break China, literally, should a conflict erupt in East...
October 22, 2019 | Source: National Defense, natiohalDefense.com, Jon Harper, 10 September 2019
This is part 1 of a 2-part special report on Army R&D. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is zeroed in on key initiatives aimed at giving soldiers an edge on...
October 8, 2019 | Source: 3D Print, 3D Print.com, Bridget O' Neal, 29 September 2019
In the recently published "Development and Mechanical Properties of Basalt Fiber-Reinforced Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene for In-Space Manufacturing Applications," we...
October 8, 2019 | Source: Military Embedded Systems, MilitaryTimes.com, Diana S. Correll, 27 September 2019
A Tactical High-power Operational Responder (THOR) is a counter-swarm electromagnetic weapon that the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) developed for airbase...
October 8, 2019 | Source: Breaking Defense, breakingdefense.com, Theresa Hitchens, 10 September 2019
WASHINGTON: Just when you thought you understood Multi-Domain Operations (MDO), along comes the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s “Mosaic Warfare.” It’s sort...
October 8, 2019 | Source: Wired, Wired.com, Daniel Oberhaus, 27 September 2019
Just north of the Tennessee River near Huntsville, AL, there’s a six-story rocket test stand in a small clearing of loblolly pines. It’s here, in a secluded corner of...
October 8, 2019 | Source: USNI, new.usni.com, Megan Eckstein, 24 September 2019
MARINE CORPS BASE, QUANTICO, VA – The Pentagon’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate is hoping to reframe the talk about non-lethal weapons amid a push by the Defense...
October 8, 2019 | Source: Tech Xplore, techxpore.com, Jeremy Agor, 27 September 2019
Harsh environmental conditions—such as surface temperatures reaching thousands of degrees Fahrenheit—make it challenging to accurately measure temperatures and heat flux...
October 8, 2019 | Source: Military Times, MilitaryTimes.com, Diana S. Correll, 27 September 2019
U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is ramping up its efforts to develop “cutting-edge data techniques” like artificial intelligence (AI) to boost readiness and...