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September 10, 2018 | Source: Army Technology, army-technology.com, 15 August 2018, Andrew Tunnicliffe
The US Army’s Big Six modernisation programme is beginning to take shape, with autonomy very much at the fore. But how much artificial intelligence can we expect and...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Defense News, defenswnews.com, 14 August 2018, Jen Judson
The Pentagon is eyeing space-based laser weapons technology as the ultimate solution to defeat a missile threat in its boost phase of flight, but the Defense Department...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Michigan Technologies University, mtu.edu, 29 May 2018, Kelley Christensen
Understanding how lithium reacts to pressure developed from charging and discharging a battery could mean safer, better batteries. There’s an old saying: “You must learn...
September 10, 2018 | Source: OSA The Optical Society, osa.org, 28 June 2018, Media Relations
Researchers and engineers have long sought ways to conceal objects by manipulating how light interacts with them. A new study offers the first demonstration of...
September 10, 2018 | Source: The Diplomat, thediplomat.com, 3 May 2018, Ankit Panda
Is China’s Djibouti-based military presence starting to create trouble for the U.S. military? In April, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reproduced a Notice to...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Chalmers University of Technology, chalmers.se, 19 June 2018, Joshua Worth and Johanna Wilde
“Everyone in the industry has been waiting for this discovery. This is a paradigm shift in the field of high-temperature oxidation. We are now establishing new...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Columbia University, engineering.columbia.edu, 7 Jun 2017, Holly Evarts
Researchers at Columbia Engineering have demonstrated for the first time a new technique that takes its inspiration from the nacre of oyster shells, a composite material...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Defense Update, defense-update.com, 2 September 2018, Tamir Eshel
Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., is expanding its Spike guided missile family with the introduction of Spike ER2, an extended-range tactical missile the...
September 5, 2018 | Source: American Scientist, ://www.americanscientist.org, Todd Ditmire
This article marked the 50th anniversary of development of the laser in 1960 and details the development path from that first few hundred watt laser to today's...
August 27, 2018 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 9 August 2018, Jon Harper
The Defense Department will soon take four major steps toward fulfilling President Donald Trump’s vision for beefing up U.S. space capabilities, with the goal of setting...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Iowa State University, news.iastate.edu, 14 Feb 2018, University Relations
A new smart and responsive material can stiffen up like a worked-out muscle, say the Iowa State University engineers who developed it. Stress a muscle and it gets...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Arabian Aerospace, arabianaerospace.aero, 15 August 2018, David Oliver
Since the Obama administration’s ban on the sale of US-manufactured unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) to Middle East countries, China has focused on filling the...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Marine Times, marinecorpstimes.com, 30 May 2018, Todd South
The Marines are replacing the “mini-green” laser with an upgraded version of the hail and warning system that integrates laser range finding and allows troops to better...
August 27, 2018 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 2 July 2018, Vivienne Machi
An array of new agile launch capabilities being developed by the commercial sector to send satellites into orbit could provide added resiliency to the U.S. space...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, actu.epfl.ch, 6 July 2018, Laure-Anne Pessina
Infrared spectroscopy is the benchmark method for detecting and analyzing organic compounds. But it requires complicated procedures and large, expensive instruments,...
August 27, 2018 | Source: The Verge, theverge.com, 18 July 2018, James Vincent
Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to play an increasing role in military systems. There is an urgent opportunity and necessity for citizens, policymakers, and...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, news.mit.edu, 3 Apr 2018, David L. Chandler
Self-healing metal oxides could protect against corrosion. Researchers find an ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide, though solid, can flow like a liquid instead of...
August 27, 2018 | Source: ASME Alliance of Advanced Biomedical Engineering
A hydrogel made from nanoflakes of synthetic clay and sugar chains extracted from seaweed could act as an injectable bandage to stop internal bleeding on a battlefield,...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Popular Mechanics, www.popularmechanics.com, 19 July 2018, Kyle Mizokami
The all-weather precision guided bomb could enter service next year. The U.S. military’s new "Stormbreaker" guided bomb has entered operational testing and could be...
Engine testing (source: JHU ERG)
The Johns Hopkins University Energetics Research Group (JHU ERG) has, with support from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), completed the...