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The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.
Trophy Active Protection Systems will ultimately outfit four brigades of tanks.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Secure Optical Mobile Local Communications Systems Support Royal Navy
Learn about the communications system being installed on the first three units of the Royal Navy's planned class of eight Type 26 frigates.
Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling
AeroVironment, Inc. recently announced the launch of Puma LE.
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently introduced RAIDER XTM, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter.
New wearables will provide soldiers and small unit leaders with actionable information needed to ensure individual and squad performance readiness.

NASA’s Safeguard uses geo-fencing technology to create no-fly zones for any equipped UAV to assure it only operates in approved airspace. It can also be used to establish flight ceilings to ensure a...

University of Illinois researchers have demonstrated a new method for testing microscopic aeronautical materials at ultra-high temperatures. The test combines two commonly...

Researchers at the University of California San Diego developed a wearable technology that can hide its wearer from heat-detecting sensors such as night vision goggles,...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and its partners rely on timely development and deployment of diverse materials to support a variety of national security...

New Jersey Army National Guard soldiers train daily to operate the RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle for surveillance, targeting and communications relay.

As NASA leads the way for human exploration at the Moon and beyond, space radiation is one of the biggest hazards crews face. NASA is testing the AstroRad radiation protection vest on...

Ending NASA’s Space Shuttle into orbit required more than 3.5 million pounds of fuel, which is about 15 times heavier than a blue whale. But a new type of engine — called a...

GPS is used every day to navigate on Earth. As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024, new laser-based technology will safely and precisely navigate astronauts to their destination.

Brown University researchers have developed a new wing design for small drones that could make them far more stable and efficient. The wing replaces the smooth contour found on the leading edges...

Argonne National Lab scientists developed a numerical modeling tool that helps researchers better understand Rotating Detonation Engines that could one day propel the next generation of airplanes and...

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory discovered a new platform for quantum technologies by suspending two-dimensional (2-D) crystals over pores in a slab of gold....

Top university and industry researchers met recently at Carnegie Mellon University to forge a collaboration designed to improve on-demand 3-D printing. As part of a newly formed Research...

In partnership with industry, a team of Air Force Research Laboratory/Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) personnel are developing the capability to...

The increase in unmanned aircraft (UA) traffic is leading to an increase in communications disruptions because too many vehicles are trying to use the same limited number of frequencies.

Water repellency is needed for surfaces to shed condensation buildup. New research by the University of Illinois and North Carolina State University shows that the necessity...

Common nail polish remover combined with light upgrades it to higher-mass hydrocarbons, creating an additive that can be blended with conventional jet fuel with environmental benefits....

There are still significant obstacles to the manufacture and use of flexible hybrid electronics in military applications.
Application Briefs: Defense
Underwater Signal Processing System
A Portable Acoustic Range system measures noise radiated by submarines, as well as surface vessels.
Full motion video (FMV) sensors are essential assets and provide real-time situational awareness with minimal latency.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Precision 3D Bioprinter
nScrypt is now launching the nRugged 3D Bioprinter.
Application Briefs: Defense
Automatic Drone Detection System
Tektronix partnered with Erisys RF Solutions to release an automated drone detection solution.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Shoulder-Launched Weapon System
Guided flight tests have been completed.

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Conformal Coating Protection of Critical Medical Technologies

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Alignment Strategy for Complex Part Geometries

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Next-Generation Design for Heavy Equipment

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