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live-fire training

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Munitions ricochet during live-fire training can endanger the warfighters. In order to better protect them during training, a new Google Maps-style software tool has...
internet of things

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IoT is one of the most interesting technological fields today. It is, in fact, the commercialization of a technology developed and used by the...

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The constant growth of technologies enabling the influx of smart connected devices - the Internet of Things (IoT) - has been reflected at the...
body armor

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High-performance polymer fibers have been used in ballistics applications for more than forty years. Although effective at stopping or slowing down bullets, users have...
detection technology

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The US Department of Defense is interested in advancing its technological capabilities in the urban warfare setting. U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) wants a...
counter-terror technologies

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China has been enhancing its arsenal of counter-terror technologies. Recently, it has developed a new counter-terrorism laser gun capable of hitting the targets within...
smart helmet

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Wearable technology has become more and more popular in the military and aerospace industry as well as in the civilian market. These technologies include...
smart weapons

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More and more law enforcement agencies prefer smart weapons as a less lethal solution for the use of force in public safety missions. Conducted...
augmented reality

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Augmented Reality (AR) systems require extreme brightness levels and high image contrast not always available in traditional display systems.   Kopin Corp., an American developer...
wearable device

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A new wearable device hopes to deliver supplies to US Marines and soldiers on demand, instead of leaving members of the armed forces to...
augmented reality

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Firefighters might one day be able to go further into hazardous situations and exit safely thanks to augmented reality glasses in development at BAE...
wearable sensor

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One of the risks evolving during police operations is that when an officer is injured, the period of time until help arrives might be...
next-generation uniforms

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The US Government-funded AMBER project for advanced uniforms has been expanded. The project a collaborative effort between North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Protect...
loitering munition

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A new loitering munition system has been recently unveiled by a Polish company. The Dragonfly vertical take-off and landing loitering munition system was launched...
wearable sensors

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Delivering life-saving care in a battlefield environment is a complex challenge. New wearable sensors will monitor the situation of soldiers in the battlefield as...

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Sensitive information conveyed by military mobile communication networks requires high levels of protection. A new cybersecurity software will secure mobile devices in the battlefield....
wearable technology

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From rifles that can track targets to providing battlefield monitoring via augmented reality, the UK military is seriously engaging wearable technology to help improve...
warfighters

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A team of scientists and engineers, the members of the US Air Force Research Laboratory’s Flexible Materials and Processing Team, has been developing flexible...
infantry soldiers

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The French army has been upgrading the equipment of its infantry soldiers - including a new troop carrier and advanced personal gear. The Army...
saves lives

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Few people know, but the reason fire procedures instruct people to refrain from elevator use in case of a fire in a high story...
targeting

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The US Army recently demonstrated a breakthrough in soldier weapons targeting. The development features a tiny, weapon-mounted thermal sight designed to communicate wirelessly with...
head protection system

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Military services tend to allocate resources for the constant improvement of soldiers’ personal security. Recently, US Airborne Soldiers played a vital part in the...

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