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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...
December 4, 2017 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 29 September 2017, Yasmin Tadjdeh
The Abrams has for decades been considered the world’s premier tank. However, experts say that the T-14 Armata, a next-generation platform that the Russians are developing, could...
December 4, 2017 | Source: Stars and Stripes, stripes.com, 16 Oct 2017, Dee Depass
3M Co. has introduced a new combat helmet designed to help soldiers survive an expanded number of ballistic threats during combat. It’s part of an effort to produce the next level...
November 20, 2017 | Source: Business Insider; businessinsider.com, 29 October 2017, Daniel Brown
Dozens of defense contractors showed off their latest gear and technology at the annual International Police Chief Association conference and exhibition this past week in...
November 6, 2017 | Source: Army Times, armytimes.com, 8 October 2017, Todd South
Here are some updates on just a few of the soldier-centric projects being developed and fielded by Program Executive Officer Soldier from the unit commander, Brig. Gen. Brian P...
November 6, 2017 | Source: Defense Tech, defensetech.org, 10 October 2017, Hope Hodge Seck
The Army plans to have a blueprint for its successor to the M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank and Bradley Fighting Vehicle by 2022. But for now, leaders have only a wish list. The Next...
October 23, 2017 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 26 August 2017, Stew Magnuson
Mention the words “Future Combat Systems” around Army officials, lawmakers or think tank types and their gut reaction will inevitably be a groan. In fact, it’s probably not a good...
October 9, 2017 | Source: ArmyTimes, armytimes.com, 19 Sept 2017, Charlsy Panzino
Foam might not seem a likely way to stop a high-speed bullet, but a North Carolina researcher has developed a composite metal foam that stops bullets on contact.
September 11, 2017 | Source: Physics Org, phys.org, 17 August 2017, Salil Bavdekar et al
The US Army Research Laboratory is working on developing new light-weight ceramic materials that resist fracture, and has teamed with researchers from the University of Florida to...
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 such a...