Keyword: Protective equipment

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A spacesuit design adds the precision Model AS-FS Flow Switch from FCI Aerospace.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Integrated Soldier Power and Data Systems help lighten the load for soldiers.
Briefs: Software
Previous methods of target geometry can be replaced by more accurate computer scanning technology.
Briefs: Defense
New wearables will provide soldiers and small unit leaders with actionable information needed to ensure individual and squad performance readiness.
Briefs: Aerospace
Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.
Briefs: Defense

The U.S. Navy is interested in strategies that divers could employ to protect them from loud underwater sounds. Sonar...

Application Briefs: Defense
3M
St. Paul, MN
888-364-3577
www.3M.com/Defense

Military and police forces across the world require cutting-edge protection to match an ever-evolving range of operational environments. Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

As the medical community learns more about brain injury, the importance of blunt impact mitigation becomes more apparent. As such, it is critical to make sure that research...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

NASA's Langley Research Center researchers have developed a wireless, connection-free inductor capacitor sensor system that can be placed on or embedded in materials and structures to...

Briefs: Defense

As part of Project Agreement on Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT), the US Army Research...

Articles: Aerospace

As the aerospace industry continues to make improvements to safety, comfort and affordability of aircraft, nanomaterials are making their way into more elements of aircraft...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Blast energy-attenuation (EA) seats, although not new to the market, have not been fully tested with respect to energy attenuation capability and the resulting effects on occupant protection. The Ground Systems...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Environmental Tectonics Corporation
Southampton, PA
215-355-9100
www.etcusa.com

Most fighter aircraft simulators are fixed-base, with no motion or sustained G-capability. Even those with...

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...

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...

Application Briefs: Defense

As materials, ergonomic design, and ballistics protection have evolved, the U.S. Army helmet has improved in form and function, from the M1 of WWII, to the 29-layer Kevlar PASGT (Personnel Armor...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

Symptoms of hypoxia – a deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching body tissues - have been documented among rotary-wing pilots and aircrew flying...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Fluid Helmet Liner for Protection Against Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury

An Advanced Combat Helmet liner design uses the novel idea of including filler materials inside channels in the liner. An energy-absorbing foam was selected for the main liner structure, and several filler material candidates of widely varying properties are being...

Articles: Aerospace

The military places greater demands on its equipment — electronic and otherwise — than any other market segment. It is also true that it places its greatest thermal demands on the men and...

Briefs: Medical

Results of a 5-year, $40 million effort to study chemical warfare agents will benefit military and civilian personnel alike, helping leaders in both arenas cope with events...

Briefs: Materials

AFRL scientists and engineers, working cooperatively with experts from academia and the firefighting community, have developed a Composite Material Fire Safety training program designed to...

Briefs: Medical

The bulletlike, open-wheel Indy racing cars hurtle around oval tracks at breakneck velocities, often approaching speeds of 220 mph or higher. While a crash at this speed is a violent,...

Briefs: Medical

Lasers are an integral part of the modern battlefield, used for applications as diverse as point-to-point communications and ballistic missile defense. Their widespread use...