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US Army developing robotic insects?

US Army developing robotic insects?

A mechanical fly buzzing into an enemy operations center for surveillance may still be the stuff of science fiction, but perhaps not for long. Dr. Ron Polcawich and his team at the Army Research Laboratory, known as ARL, in Adelphi, […]


Army installs first Ground-Based Sense-and-Avoid radar

Army installs first Ground-Based Sense-and-Avoid radar

The U.S. Army installed its first Ground-Based Sense-and-Avoid radar system today, here, which is home to two MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system companies Fort Hood is one of five installations that have been identified to acquire the system. “We […]


First-person shooters: The future of Army research, development, force capabilities

First-person shooters: The future of Army research, development, force capabilities

In an effort to further develop and enhance ‘Force 2025′ capabilities, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Army Capabilities Integration Center held a pilot test for Early Synthetic Prototyping here, Monday through Thursday. The Early Synthetic Prototyping, or ESP, uses […]


US Army’s mobile satellite network enables rapid fire missions

US Army’s mobile satellite network enables rapid fire missions

During the latest test of the Army’s mobile tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, a field artillery battalion used the Soldier Network Extension to extend the range of their fire support operations to the tactical edge and significantly […]


US Army CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

US Army CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the greater Army community about a new carjacking scam targeting unsuspecting holiday shoppers. Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, special agents were recently alerted through law enforcement channels about a […]


New ‘breed’ of US Army dog handlers

New ‘breed’ of US Army dog handlers

Soldiers of the U.S. Army’s Military Police Corps newest military occupational specialty are making history on Fort Leonard Wood. The inaugural company of 31 Kilos, Military Working Dog Handlers, is about to finish phase one of Advanced Individual Training, referred […]


US Army Researchers test insect-inspired robots

US Army Researchers test insect-inspired robots

Army researchers are finding they have much to learn from bees hovering near a picnic spread at a park. Dr. Joseph Conroy, an electronics engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, known as ARL, part of the Research, Development and […]


Soldiers of the future will generate their own power

Soldiers of the future will generate their own power

Wearable technologies may provide U.S. Soldiers with on-the-move, portable energy and reduce the weight of gear they carry into combat. Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, here, are developing Soldier-borne energy-harvesting technologies. During the […]


Remote lethality: Army researchers address a host of challenges

Remote lethality: Army researchers address a host of challenges

In popular culture, the idea of robots that perform human-like functions has a special hold on the imagination, based on real-life examples like space exploration, unmanned aerial drones and stoked by futuristic scenarios in movies like the “Terminator” series. The […]


 
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