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November 5, 2018 | Source: GCN, gcn.com, Matt Leonard, 17 October 2018
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is planning to release a broad agency announcement for the Machine Common Sense program, part of its $2 billion AI...
November 5, 2018 | Source: IEEE Spectrum, spectrum.ieee.org, Evan Ackerman, 15 May 2018
Everything is better with lasers, especially tiny robot insects. For robots of all sizes, power is a fundamental problem. Any robot that moves is constrained in one way...
November 5, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, arl.army.mil, ARL Public Affairs, 18 July 2018
A team of researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Washington State University have discovered a new type of energetic material that could have triple the...
November 5, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, arl.army.mil, ARL Public Affairs, 16 Apr 2018,
Army researchers have developed an artificial intelligence and machine learning technique that produces a visible face image from a thermal image of a person's face...
November 5, 2018 | Source: Defense Technical Information Center, dtic.mil, Owen Price, et. al, 2 Apr 2018
Human Electro-Muscular Incapacitation (HEMI) weapons are developed with the intent to incapacitate a subject without being lethal. However, under some use cases, these...
November 5, 2018 | Source: Defense News, defensenews.com, Robert Guerrero, USAF Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operational Energy, 25 October 2018
Wait — flying faster actually saves fuel? That was my first reaction when my team presented the results of its fuel analysis for a transoceanic mission made up of six F-...
November 5, 2018 | Source: Imperial College London, imperial.ac.uk, Duncan Swinscow-Hall, 1 February 2018
A team of Imperial alumni and postdocs are combining silk with graphene to produce next generation armor for people, vehicles and buildings. “If you were shot by a...
November 5, 2018 | Source: Popular Mechanics, popularmechanics.com, Kyle Mizokami, 10 May 2018
The new sniper bullet offers greater range than existing rounds, while the new machine gun round will be the foundation of a new, better weapon. U.S. Army and special...
November 2, 2018 | Source: Princeton University, princeton.edu, Catherine Zandonella, 14 Feb 2018
A silicon-based quantum computing device could be closer than ever due to a new experimental device that demonstrates the potential to use light as a messenger to...
November 1, 2018 | Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, news.mit.edu, David L. Chandler, 15 Feb 2018
Thermoelectric devices, which can generate power when one side of the device is a different temperature from the other, have been the subject of much research in recent...
October 31, 2018 | Source: ScienceDaily, sciencedaily.com, R. J. Snow et al, 13 Feb 2018
Preliminary atomic moment results for new iron-cobalt-manganese thin film blow past decades-old record by potentially 50 percent. Spintronics leverages electron spins to...
October 30, 2018 | Source: Microwave Journal, microwavejournal.com, 14 November 2017
In this paper recent technical advances for future radar are outlined. Technological challenges such as ultra-broadband radar and multifunctional RF applications along...
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...
October 25, 2018 | Source: America Makes, americamakes.us
America Makes proudly announces its next Directed Project Opportunity made available today to its members for additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and...
October 25, 2018 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, Lauren C. Williams, 23 October 2018
A new Navy policy recognizes the electromagnetic spectrum as a warfighting domain "on par with sea, land, air, space and cyber." The policy pushes "an enterprise...
October 23, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, army.mil, 5 Oct 2018, Jane Benson
On the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, Matt Daly -- who currently works in the Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier Center's Soldier...
October 22, 2018 | Source: DARPA, darpa.mil, 22 June 2018, DARPA Public Affairs and Maj Amber Walker, U.S. Army
The DARPA Tactical Technology Office Ground X-Vehicles Technology (GXV-T) program aims to enhance vehicle survivability without up-armoring the vehicle. Demonstrations...
October 22, 2018 | Source: Purdue University, purdue.edu, 29 May 2018, Kayla Wiles
Purdue researchers have observed a way that the brittle nature of ceramics can be overcome as they sustain heavy loads, leading to more resilient structures such as...
October 22, 2018 | Source: California Institute of Technology, caltech.edu, 15 May 2018, Robert Perkins
New robot concept uses responsive materials to swim through water. Engineers at Caltech and ETH Zurich have developed robots capable of self-propulsion without using any...
October 22, 2018 | Source: Daily Mail, dailymail.co.uk, 12 October 2018, Mark Prigg
The US Marines are developing a new laser weapon that can transmit voice messages at long range, or be turned up to deafen, dazzle or even kill. The Scalable Compact...