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October 8, 2018 | Source: AirForce Times, airforcetimes.com, 22 Sept 2018, Charlsy Panzino
“Our ability to deploy decisive force is foundational to the National Defense Strategy. The size and lethality of the force is of little consequence if we can’t get it where it...
Graphene
Read more: https://www.dsiac.org/resources/journals/dsiac/spring-2018-volume-5-numb...
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September 24, 2018 | Source: University of New Hampshire, unh.edu, 8 Aug 2018, Robbin Ray
Researchers say that the design principles described show a promising approach for increasing the mechanical performance of tiled composites of man-made materials. Since the...
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 stronger...
July 30, 2018 | Source: Purdue University, purdue.edu, 25 June 2018, Emil Venere
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Super-resilient materials found in the animal kingdom owe their strength and toughness to a design strategy that causes cracks to follow the twisting...
Sep 5 2018 to Sep 7 2018
The JCAT is hosting the JASP Susceptibility Reduction Work Group to bring together subject matter experts from the modeling, simulation and operational communities to determine...
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Sep 19 2017 to Sep 21 2017
The Joint Aircraft Survivability Program Office (JASPO) will host the 2017 Joint Aircraft Survivability (JAS) Program Review (JPR) at Red Flag, Nellis AFB, NV on 19-21 September...
Though the name might not be familiar to many, graphene has been heralded as a "miracle material," the application of which includes: Touchscreens (for light-emitting diode [LCD]...
May 21, 2018 | Source: Shephard Media, shephardmedia.com, 16 May 2018, Andrew White
The US Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM’s) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has launched a virtual symposium to support industry efforts to identify and enable...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, news.mit.edu, 4 Jan 2018, David L. Chandler
New technique developed at MIT could produce strong, resilient nanofibers for many applications. Researchers at MIT have developed a process that can produce ultrafine fibers —...