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DSIAC is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Fall Issue of the Aircraft Survivability Journal. The Journal is available for online reading and download on the...
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September 4, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 13 Aug 2019
Military Researchers Consider New Active Flow Control to Eliminate Control Surfaces on Military Aircraft Active flow control has no moving parts, adds energy or momentum...
September 4, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 12 August 2019
DARPA Eyes Curved High-Performance Infrared Focal Plane Array Sensors for Military and Aerospace Uses The FOCII project seeks to curve large- and small-format,...
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...
October 8, 2019 | Source: National Interest, nationalinterest.org, Sebastien Roblin, 3 September 2019
Back in the 1990s, I recall reading Tom Clancy’s loving paean to the M1 Abrams, Armored Cav, in which he related that the unkillable tank had never been knocked out by...
October 8, 2019 | Source: Defence Blog, defence-blog.com, 29 September 2019
The U.S. Army Contracting Command has released a draft request for proposals for contractors interested in new functional ruggedized displays for a Common Remotely...
October 8, 2019 | Source: The Drive, thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 26 September 2019
Concerns about the reliability of commercial-off-the-shelf capacitors, each of which cost just $5, and that the Department of Energy had been planning to use in two...
A close-up of the BLADE prototype mounted on a truck during an engineering test in June at Fort Dix, NJ. Along with the BLADE system, advanced radar technology helps determine the range, elevation, size, and speed of incoming aircraft and projectiles (photo:  Marian Popescu, CCDC Armaments Center BLADE team).
In his fifth article of the series on how the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) is supporting the Army's six modernization priorities, Maj. Gen...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Defense Blog, defence-blog.com, 16 September 2019
The U.S. Army has begun testing the newest ballistic, Low-Altitude Drone Enga gement, or BLADE, prototypes mounted on a Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicle,...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Military, Military.com, Matthew Cox, 10 September 2019
A Texas-based ammunition company recently unveiled its new 6.8mm cartridge, which the Army will consider for the Next-Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) effort designed to...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Fox News, foxnews.com, James Rogers, 17 September 2019
Could pearls help save a soldier’s life? Scientists are looking at pearls in an innovative U.S. Army research project to bolster body armor. Researchers at the...
September 24, 2019 | Source: MIT News, news.mit.edu.com, David L. Chandler, 11 September 2019
A new method developed by MIT researchers uses standard 3-D printers to produce functioning devices with the electronics already embedded inside. The devices are made of...
September 24, 2019 | Source: Michigan News, news.umich.edu, Nicole C. Moore, 17 September 2019
ANN ARBOR—The United States is upgrading its laser capabilities with ZEUS, a new three-petawatt system to be built at the University of Michigan. Three petawatts is...