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Up-to-date information on the battlefield can provide life-saving time during a mission. A new system will give American combatants a mixed reality view of...
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The US Army plans to arm close-combat units with Next Generation Squad Weapons. Believing the 5.56-millimeter caliber is slowly growing obsolete, the Army wants...
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Connected smart devices have been gaining momentum in the military and defense spheres. These include sensors, wearable devices, munitions, smart weapons, etc. These devices,...
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US Army soldiers will enjoy improved situational awareness, mobility and protection, thanks to the beginning of deliveries of advanced binocular night vision goggle. The...
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A new smartwatch model showcases features that would be useful for soldiers at the battlefield, serving as a tactical tool for military, as well...
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As warfare becomes increasingly networked, new technologies enhance commanders and soldiers’ interface with Command and Control (C2) applications, with other force members and with...
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Digital assistants have become ubiquitous in civilian life with homeowners using systems such as Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home to access information by “conversing”...
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Virtually all combat systems will soon be cyber-reliant. Sensors, weapons and networking technologies will all rely upon secure computing to perform most advanced combat...
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The US Marine soldiers will enjoy better depth perception and improved sight in extremely obscured conditions, thanks to a new binocular-style night-vision device. The Corps...
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How do you translate the powerful consumer technology of smartphones into something that can be useful and secure on the battlefield? Soldiers need something...
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One of the biggest issues for soldiers operating in a cold environment is the loss of hand function and dexterity. The U.S. Army has...
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A new, web-based modeling app developed by Microsoft will allow soldier equipment officials in the US to see how hanging new pieces of kit...
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Several Russian troops are getting the latest “soldier of the future” combat outfits. The third generation Ratnik combat outfit is a full body combat...
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Soft robotics currently in testing is getting momentum in the robotics field. The flexible hybrid electronics are miniaturized, ultra-thin electronics printed onto flexible fabric....
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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are commonly used for reconnaissance and having that eye in the sky. When a UAV detects a threat, it usually...
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When a soldier is wounded in battle, there is only so much time for them to be saved. The hard part of helping an...
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Researchers from the U.S. Army recently just discovered an innovative way to produce ceramic body armor, a very strong but lightweight material, with a...
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While nuclear weapons and their hazards are well known, radiological weapons somewhat less so. Radiological weapons are designed to disperse highly dangerous and even...
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Did you know that 99% of the world’s fire ladder trucks cannot reach above the 7th floor? In times of danger emergency services will...
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For the first time, a US infantry Army battalion will employ pocket-sized drones at the squad level on their upcoming Afghanistan deployment. Troops with...
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The growth of technology opens the world up to many exciting opportunities; especially out in the battle field. The US Army plans to exploit...
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Military batteries must operate in a high temperature range, have high power and long energy density, and be safe in a ballistic environment. While...

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