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Highlight: ‘Realm of the Possible’ Revealed by Multi-Mission Unmanned Surface Vehicle
An unmanned surface vehicle suddenly appeared on the Potomac River Test Range and, much like the ospreys that inhabit the area, it was on a mission to traverse the river – autonomously.
Highlight 3-D PRINTER-CAPABLE MARINES WITH 31ST MEU PRINT REPLACEMENT PART FOR F-35B
Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, are now capable of ‘additive manufacturing,’ also known as 3-D printing...
Highlight: Army engineers discover technique to make adaptive materials
Engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Maryland have developed a technique that causes a composite material to become stiffer and stronger on-demand when exposed to ultraviolet light...
Highlight: Army scientists uncover how to stop cyber intrusions
U.S. Army-funded researchers at the University of California in Los Angles have found a proverbial smoking gun signature of the long sought-after Majorana particle, and the find, they say, could block intruders on sensitive communication networks...
Spotlight: Novel 3D-printed Synthetic Scaffolds Offer Personalized Repair of Major Bone Injuries
The majority of traumatic injuries sustained during combat involve the extremities (limbs, hands, and feet), and around one-quarter of these involve damage to the bone...
Highlight: 387th ESFS: Strengthening international bonds through security training
Over the past few months, the 387th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron has increased joint security operations through host nation cooperation at Abdullah Al-Mubarak Air Base, where a large-scale, temporary cargo facility is currently under construction...
Highlight: The Naval Air Systems Command Unveils a Breakthrough Alternative to Chromate-Based Primers for DoD Aircraft
Complicating the issue of finding alternatives to hex chrome is the drastic cost of corrosion faced by the U.S. military. According to a study released by the DoD Corrosion Policy and Oversight Office, the DoD spent nearly $20 billion on corrective corrosion actions in fiscal year 2016...
Highlight: Robots to extend reach of battlefield control, says Army robotics expert
Once unmanned ground combat vehicles are developed and deployed en masse, the battlefield area controlled by a brigade combat team will increase 10-fold, predicted Don Sando.