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August 14, 2017 | Source: Army Research Laboratory, arl.army.mil, 24 July 2017, David McNally
Army scientists and engineers recently made a discovery. An aluminum nanomaterial of their design produces high amounts of energy when it comes in contact with water, or...
August 14, 2017 | Source: City University of New York (CUNY), asrc.cuny.edu, 8 June 2017, Tanya Domi and Paul McQuiston
Scientists have long known that melanin—the pigments that give color to skin, hair and eyes—has numerous useful qualities, including providing protection from cancer-...
August 14, 2017 | Source: C4ISR Net, c4isrnet.com, 25 April 2017, Mark Pomerleau
The Army has been sounding alarm bells about the threat from small, commercial drones, and the service recently outlined in greater detail exactly what forces might be...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Phys Org, phys.org, 10 March 2017, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norway's Trondheim Fjord will be the world's first technological playground for pilotless vehicles that move below, on and above the water's surface. Snake robots,...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Science Daily, sciencedaily.com, 4 May 2017, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
The European XFEL, the biggest X-ray laser in the world, has reached the last major milestone before the official opening in September. The 3.4 km long facility, most of...
August 14, 2017 | Source: GPS World, gpsworld.com, 31 January 2017,
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled ADA — an advanced system that protects avionic systems from GPS jamming. ADA has already been integrated into several...
August 14, 2017 | Source: UCLA Newsroom, newsroom.ucla.edu, 10 May 2017, Meghan Steele Horan
Researchers from UCLA and the University of Connecticut have designed a new biofriendly energy storage system called a biological supercapacitor, which operates using...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Ars Technica, arstechnica.com, 22 February 2017, Eric Berger
Franklin Chang-Díaz bounds up a handful of stairs and peers through a porthole cut into the side of a silver, tanker-truck-sized vacuum chamber. Inside, a blueish-purple...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Duke University, today.duke.edu, 14 July 2017, Robin A. Smith
Autonomous robots can inspect nuclear power plants, clean up oil spills in the ocean, accompany fighter planes into combat and explore the surface of Mars. Yet for all...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Military and Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 28 July 2017, John Keller
U.S. military researchers are asking two U.S. defense contractors to develop bistatic sonar for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) that teams manned and unmanned submarines...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 2 May 2017, John Keller
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – High-power electromagnetics (HPEM) experts at the Raytheon Co. will help the U.S. Air Force determine the feasibility of using...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Police Magazine, policemag.com, 10 March 2017, David Griffith
The pressure on American law enforcement agencies to field tools that can subdue dangerous armed and unarmed individuals without using deadly force has never been...
August 14, 2017 | Source: McGill University, mcgill.ca, June 2017
A team of chemists in Canada has developed a way to process metals without using toxic solvents and reagents. The system, which also consumes far less energy than...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Defense News, defensenews.com, 14 July 2017, Jen Judson
CINCU, Romania — Some major improvements are underway at the Joint National Training Center in Romania that are designed to ultimately strengthen capability across NATO...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Military.com, military.com, 30 Mar 2017, Matthew Cox
Army equipment officials said Thursday that the service's newest combat helmet will feel significantly lighter to soldiers while providing the same protection. The...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Carnegie Institution for Science, carnegiescience.edu, 9 June 2017, Timothy Strobel
A team including several Carnegie scientists has developed a form of ultrastrong, lightweight carbon that is also elastic and electrically conductive. A material with...
August 14, 2017 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 4 August 2017, Vivienne Machi
An advanced electromagnetic railgun (EMRG) cannon prototype developed by General Atomics for the Navy is preparing for testing, according to the company. The 10-...
August 14, 2017 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 1 August 2017, Henry Kenyon
The Missile Defense Agency in its long-time quest to shoot down intercontinental ballistic missiles scored a success May 30 when the ground-based mid-course defense...
August 11, 2017 | Source: Engineering.com, 15 March 2017, Michael Molitch-Hou
The applications of 3D printing are only as broad as the materials that can be 3D printed. Fortunately, those materials are increasingly on a regular basis. One of the...
August 10, 2017 | Source: Kit Up!, kitup.military.com, 13 February 2017, Matthew Cox
As many of you have heard, soldiers in today’s Army can wear beards for reasons of religious freedom. But that doesn’t mean they don’t have to keep a razor at the ready...