Keyword: Energy Storage


INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

With the addition of sensors and enhanced communication tools, providing lightweight, portable power has become even more challenging. Army-funded research demonstrated a new...

Articles: Aerospace
The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers recently demonstrated Hybrid Tiger, an electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with multi-day endurance flight capability. The team integrated...

Briefs: Aerospace
A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
Application Briefs: Materials
Pvilion, a solar-powered fabric provider, was recently awarded a contract by the United State Air Force (USAF).
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
From jet engine components to high-speed airframes, vanadium alloys are deployed in virtually every jet aircraft flying today,
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn about design considerations for manufacturing a battery pack that operates in extreme temperatures, absorbs shock and vibration, and maintains a watertight seal.
INSIDER: Transportation

Commercial-led advancements in electric vehicle technology have pushed the Army Futures and Concepts Center to take a hard look at the capability and find ways to integrate it...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Valcor Engineering was tasked with creating a turn-key fuel management system for a new UAV.
Articles: Aerospace
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Articles: Power
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
When designing electro-mechanically actuated systems, there are several electrical design requirements that must be determined.
News: Green Design & Manufacturing
The increased use of photonics has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions — by 3-billion tons.
Blog: Energy
Three new unmanned helicopters were unveiled at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show in Chicago.
INSIDER: Materials

Researchers from the U.S. Army and top universities discovered a new way to get more energy out of energetic materials containing aluminum, common in battlefield systems, by...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

In order to address issues related to mechanical and vibrational stresses that are commonly experienced in mounting, launch,...

Briefs: Energy

The Toxic Industrial Chemical/Toxic Industrial Material (TIC/TIM) Task Force MFR#1 published in February 2009 focuses on inhalation hazards in an operational environment and provides a list...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

The long range of airborne drones helps them perform critical tasks in the skies. Now MIT spinout Open Water Power (OWP) aims to greatly improve the range of unpiloted...


Just as hybrid or turboelectric power has improved fuel efficiency in cars, boats and trains, aeronautical engineers are exploring how planes can be redesigned and configured with...


Researchers at Drexel University and Dalian University of Technology in China have chemically engineered a new, electrically conductive nanomaterial that is flexible enough to fold, but...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Hybrid battery system
International Battery
Allentown, PA

International Battery has been given a contract from the U.S. Army’s Tank...

Tech Transfer Reports: Energy

Unlike alkaline batteries used in common consumer electronic items, thermal batteries are inert, solid-state devices that do not rely on liquid electrolytes, which can corrode or leak from...

Articles: Energy

The benefits of hybrid electric vehicles have been recognized by the U.S. Army and other military services. As a consequence, hybrid vehicles are being considered as future combat and tactical...