Keyword: Body regions

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Division
Ashburn, VA
+1-703-779-7800
www.curtisswrightds.com

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division recently completed significant enhancements...

Application Briefs: Defense
U.S. Army Operational Test Command
Fort Hood, TX
254-287-9993
www.otc.army.mil

Forward observers, experts in directing artillery and mortar fire onto enemy targets, have been testing a new...

Application Briefs: Defense
Optics 1, Inc. (Safran)
Bedford, NH
603-296-0469
www.optics1.com

Optics 1, Inc. (Safran) recently announced that its Integrated Compact Ultralight Gun-mounted Rangefinder (ICUGR) has been selected by...

Articles: Imaging

The newest crash test dummy in development is actually a blast test dummy. WIAMan (Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin) is a ground-breaking anthropomorphic test device (ATD) being developed by the U.S. Army. It’s the first...

Articles: Defense

Flying anytime, anywhere, in all-weather conditions is one of the most challenging technology and capability goals across the rotorcraft industry to meet a growing demand for reliability, safety and the ability...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Afuture vision of the use of autonomous and intelligent robots in dismounted military operations is for soldiers to interact with robots as teammates, much like...

Articles: Test & Measurement

In the electronic warfare milieu, one of the most common RF applications is that of radar systems. Radar, which uses RF energy to determine the range, angle, and/or velocity of objects, detects...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Currently fielded EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) robots are limited in terms of both mechanical ability and autonomous capabilities when compared to...

Articles: Aerospace

Since 2001, there has been a proliferation of robots within the U.S. military to assist with Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) missions. Ground robotics systems are...

Briefs: Data Acquisition

LIDAR is a partial 3D standoff sensing method that illuminates a target with rotatory or flash laser beams, analyzes the reflected lights, and provides both the distance...

Briefs: Medical
High-fidelity simulation of blast flow conditions can aid in developing strategies to mitigate blast-induced brain injury.

The prevalence of blast-induced traumatic brain injury (bTBI) has...

Articles: Aerospace

Counterfeit semiconductor devices entering the Department of Defense (DOD) supply chain continue to pose risks to many of our country’s most sophisticated aerospace and defense systems....

Application Briefs: Defense

University College London (UCL) researchers are investigating passive radar technologies that can see through walls using WiFi radio waves. The novel research required a real-time, passive...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Cohesive Hardware/Software Solutions Accelerate Development of High Performance Data and Video Applications

Telecommunications design continues its evolution toward...

Briefs: Defense
Wireless Vital Signs Monitor for Trauma Patients

A miniature, portable wireless vital signs monitor (MWVSM), called Mini-medic™, could aid in the triage and diagnosis of trauma patients with and without traumatic brain injury (TBI). The MWVSM consists of two components, both of which are the approximate size and weight of a cellphone: one is a...

Briefs: Defense

US national and many international hearing conservation programs (HCPs) have adopted a noise exposure criterion of 85 dBA for a time-weighted average of 8 hours, with a 3...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Fleet piping systems are complex, space-constrained systems that are difficult to inspect using standard external inspection techniques. Pipe lagging, as well as limited space,...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Design and Fabrication of a Radio Frequency Grin Lens Using 3D Printing

Engineered electromagnetic materials and meta-materials have been researched to explore devices that enable access to electromagnetic properties that are not available in nature. This new class of devices can not only open the door to new functionality, but also be...

Articles: Defense

Autonomous Undersea Vehicles (AUVs), also commonly referred to as Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs), have a history dating back to 1957 with the Special Purpose Underwater Research...

Application Briefs: Defense
U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC)
Warren, MI
586-215-8763
tardec.army.mil

At the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering...

Technology Update: Defense

In the case of composite materials, material properties are vastly dependent on the manufacturing process. While shifting the manufacturing process of a composite part from preimpregnated...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

T he human sensory systems most frequently used in military displays (vision and audition) are sometimes overloaded. When soldiers rely on visual or auditory displays, their situation...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

The testing of individual respiratory protection (IRP) devices is now accomplished with panels of human wearers. Historical at tempts to simulate the human face and head have...

Application Briefs: Defense

L-3 Communications announced that its Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) division has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright- Patterson Air Force Base near...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Phoning It In: Making Smartphones Secure Enough for Tactical Communications

You suddenly find yourself pinned down by enemy gunfire. What do you do? Whip out your smartphone and call for an airstrike? Yes, if the U.S. Marine Corps has its way.

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Agrowing number of mobile, space constrained or harsh environment applications are being designed for the military, industrial automation/HMI, digital signage and medical markets that are...

Articles: Test & Measurement

The rapid evolution of commercial technologies such as Long Term Evolution (LTE) is becoming more attractive for Software-Defined Radio (SDR) and public safety...

Briefs: Information Technology

For nighttime surveillance, acquisition of visible light imagery is impractical due to the lack of illumination. Thermal imaging, which acquires mid-wave infrared or long-wave infrared radiation naturally...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

The US Marine Corps and the US Army have been engaged in efforts to evaluate improved body armor, including armor to protect the extremities. These efforts are focused on both body armor...