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Sep 4 2018 to Sep 6 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...
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 —...

Underbody Blast (UBB) Protection for Ground Combat Vehicles

This state-of-the-art report (SOAR) summarizes current principles and technologies of underbody blast (UBB) protection for ground combat vehicles. The UBB environment is described along with a brief overview of the recent history of UBB protection. This report also includes an overview of the means by which UBB protection technologies are assessed, namely through injury predictions as derived from testing or modeling and simulation.

February 25, 2018 | Source: 3D Printing, 3dprintingindustry.com, 8 March 2017; Advanced Engineering Materials, 10.1002/adem.201600848, 2 March 2017
Research, funded in part by the Danish Council for Independent Research Technology and Production Sciences, takes inspiration from oyster and abalone shells for stronger materials...
2017 Threat Weapons and Effects Training
May 2 2017 to May 4 2017
Conflicts and threats have highlighted the need for the survivability of our aircraft and force protection of our troops. This training will address issues related to the...
January 29, 2018 | Source: City University of New York, Advanced Science Research Center, asrc.cuny.edu, 18 December 2017
The innovation could enable development of a range of flexible, impenetrable materials capable of protecting the body and fragile objects. Imagine a material as flexible and...
January 15, 2018 | Source: ArmyTimes, armytimes.com, 1 Jan 2018, Todd South
Soldiers will get new body armor for the first time in a decade, starting this summer. The Modular Scalable Vest will replace the Army’s Improved Outer Tactical Vest, which...
What are the recommended test standards and procedures for conducting armor penetration testing of shaped charge warheads into rolled homogeneous armor (RHA) steel...