Keyword: Defense industry

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Designed for soldier uniforms, the fiber can sense, store, analyze, and infer activity when sewn into a piece of clothing.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Dangerous “butterfly” landmines can be detected using low-cost drones and infrared cameras.
Briefs: AR/AI
A robot could immediately alert a human of small changes in their surrounding environment.
Briefs: Materials
A new method of linking materials with unique mechanical properties could enable robots made of robots.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This method provides a key step toward quantum computers, sensors, and distributed quantum information.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
See how "APL" is developing ways to ensure the safety and performance of autonomous systems.
Articles: Software
Digitalization gives product teams a new way of looking at familiar challenges.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This on-skin electronic device provides a personal air conditioner without electricity.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
The Army Test and Evaluation Command provides essential information to acquisition decision-makers and commanders.
NASA Spinoff: AR/AI
Research in astronaut monitoring leads to virtual reality spinoffs.
Briefs: Imaging

Thermal cameras like forward looking infrared (FLIR) sensors are actively deployed on aerial and ground vehicles, in watch towers, and at check points for surveillance purposes. More recently,...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

A system was developed that uses radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to help robots target moving objects with unprecedented speed and accuracy. The system could enable greater...

Briefs: Communications
Technique Locates Robots and Humans in GPS-Challenged Environments

An algorithm enables localization of humans and robots in areas where GPS is unavailable. The Army needs to be able to localize agents operating in physically complex, unknown, and infrastructure-poor environments. This capability is critical to help find dismounted soldiers and...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Program managers and engineers in the military markets need to know about the emergence of new display technologies in the consumer sector.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

A pocket-sized antenna was developed that could enable mobile communication in situations where conventional radios don’t work such as underwater, through the ground, and over very...

Articles: Test & Measurement
The AIRGARD® air analyzer has been deployed to protect multiple critical infrastructure locations.
Application Briefs: Materials
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Woburn, MA
www.rize3d.com

Headquartered at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey, The United States Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) is the...

Facility Focus: Electronics & Computers

Battelle Memorial Institute was founded in the early part of the 20th century as a charitable trust focused on research in metallurgy and allied industries. Founder Gordon Battelle studied...

News: Aerospace
DETECTING PLASTIC LANDMINES

Hidden PFM-1 anti-personnel landmines are unexploded ordnance (UXO) devices that pose a difficult challenge to conventional...

NASA Spinoff: Automotive

Spinoff is NASA's annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has contributed to the development of products and...

Briefs: Materials

When Navy SEALs carry out dives in Arctic waters, or when rescue teams are diving under ice-covered rivers or ponds, the survival time even in the best wetsuits is very limited — as...

Facility Focus: Medical

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, was formed in October 1997 through the consolidation of four former Air Force laboratories and the Air Force...

Facility Focus: Aerospace

Established in 1943, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico was site Y of the Manhattan Project for a single purpose: to design and build an atomic bomb, which took just 27 months. The Los Alamos...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The demand for innovative solutions to enhance the safety of military personnel is continually on the rise. This includes the need to improve the performance of military vehicles and aircraft, in terms of both...

Facility Focus: Materials

In October 1992, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) was activated, consolidating the seven corporate labs of the Laboratory Command (LABCOM) with other Army research elements to form a centralized laboratory...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

How much gold remains to be mined on Earth? How about the lesser-known element, indium, necessary for computer and smartphone displays? With known sources of some essential metals facing...

Facility Focus: Imaging

The MITRE Corporation was chartered in 1958 as a private, not-for-profit organization to provide engineering and technical guidance for the federal government. Today, with locations in McLean, VA and Bedford, MA, MITRE...

NASA Spinoff: Materials

Spinoff is NASA’s annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has contributed to the development of products and services in the fields of health...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

For an in-depth look at current trends in the camera market, we interviewed Alex Shikany, Director of Market Analysis, Association for Advancing Automation (A3), Ann Arbor, MI.

Webcasts

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

The Art of EV Propulsion System Design

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Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

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Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

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