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April 22, 2019 | Source: Breaking Defense, breakingdefense.com, Sydney J. Freedberg Jr., 25 March 2019
Lasers: Beyond The Power Problem
WASHINGTON: Integration of lasers on ships and other weapons is the biggest challenge today— not power. Officers and officials say there are lots of devilish details to deal with...
April 18, 2019
What modular payloads can be swapped into and out of air vehicles to support ISR, EA, AEW, and communications relay missions?
DSIAC is searching for information on physical prototypes or conceptual designs for airborne early warning (AEW); communications relay; electronic attack (EA); and...
March 4, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 26 February 2019
Army RFI - Industry Survey for Affordable SWaP-C Radar to Help Protect Combat Vehicles from Enemy Fire
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – U.S. Army researchers are surveying industry for radar technologies to protect armored combat vehicles from enemy weapons, as well as to detect and...
Survivability and Vulnerability
January 10, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 7 July 2018
DARPA Eyes Tiny Insects as Models for Advanced SWaP-Constrained Artificial Intelligence (AI) Computing
ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. military researchers are drawing on the evolution very small flying insects to improve artificial intelligence (AI) computing with reduced training times,...
December 17, 2018 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, Stew Magnuson , 30 August 2018
Windshield Wiper Fluid a Potential Battlefield Fuel
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Fuel cells using methanol may finally be making inroads with the Army after years of research and development. Berry Ferry, power division chief at...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, J.R. Wilson, 1 July 2018
Laser Weapons Show Their Stuff in Real-World Conditions
From surface warships, jet fighter aircraft, military tactical vehicles, to even unmanned systems, laser weapons are demonstrating with increasing frequency that they are ready...
October 22, 2018 | Source: Military & Areospace Magazine, militaryaerospace.com, 13 September 2018, John Keller
Applied Physical Sciences Continues Effort to Develop UUV Undersea Batteries in Blue Wolf Project
Unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) power experts at Applied Physical Sciences (APS) Corp. in Groton, Conn., are moving forward with a project to develop a highly customized high-...
Optimizing Armament Systems With Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
INTRODUCTION In the war of words, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) currently rank among the top listed. This is due to the obvious potential impact these...
October 18, 2018
Small Form Factor IFF Transponder Crypto Appliques for UAS
What miniaturized cryptographic devices are available for transponder and radio applications in small UAVs? DSIAC was asked to find small size, weight, and power (SWaP)...
September 24, 2018 | Source: FedBizOpps.Gov, fbo.gov, 23 Feb 2018, Department of the Navy
NAVY Solicits Interest for High-Power Microwave (HPM) Vessel Stopping Prototype
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) is interested in innovative HPM Source technologies and novel antenna concepts that could potentially enhance the...