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special forces

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More than a year after the U.S. Department of Defense repealed a longtime ban on women serving in ground combat assignments, relatively few have...
Vertical Take-off and Landing

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Aurora’s XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) XPlane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft has recently completed its planned flight test program at the...
chemical warfare agent

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A DARPA program, developing a system for on-site neutralization of bulk stores of chemical warfare agents (CWA), has successfully demonstrated a waterless soil-scrubbing technology...
energy monitor

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A pilot program launched by the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) in late 2015 is beginning to bear fruit.  ONR and the Massachusetts...
new technologies

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A new augmented reality helmet will be among the new technologies tested at the forthcoming US Navy Trident Warrior exercise, where US sailors are...
supply drone

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A promising supply drone is under development. Essentially an unmanned cargo container, the drone is one of a number of related projects the Marine...
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

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A new autonomous underwater vehicle under development with the assistance of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will help the coast guard with...
robot

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Boston Dynamics has officially unveiled its latest robot after footage leaked earlier in February showing the new design. Known as "Handle" the new research...
Radar Warning Receiver

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A Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) was successfully demonstrated on a Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 UAV. The results were recently announced by Predator’s manufacturer,...
sensor coating

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A new method of creating flexible, printable electronics that combine sensors and processing circuitry was developed by MIT researchers. The work was supported by...
manned/unmanned teaming

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A successful demonstration of manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency and effectiveness for the warfighter was conducted by Lockheed Martin’s experimental engineering department, Skunk...
commercialization

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The commercialization of new technologies or products requires experience and expertise. The US Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) is now...
UAV

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The US Navy has modified the concept development contracts of the four aerospace companies competing to build the service’s MQ-25A Stingray aerial refueling UAV...
data fusion

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The large amount of data streamed from a wide variety of sensors has been a challenge to the data fusion research community.  Weapons developers...
robot

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The U.S. Army launches several competitions to define its future robot unmanned ground systems fleet, in a move that may transform the ground robotics...
security

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Partial similarities between fingerprints are common enough to make fingerprint-based security systems in mobile phones and other electronic devices unreliable. This was discovered by...
communication security

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Securing telephone communication is on the agenda of the US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). The organization is “working to...
drone flight

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New rules from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will soon restrict drone flight over military bases across the US. The updated regulations prohibit flights...
explosives detection

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The US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will provide independent testing, evaluation, and certification of explosives detection equipment for...
UAV

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With more technologically advanced UAVs flying than ever, military leaders are starting to rethink the way they look at air superiority. The case is...

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