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Self-cleaning clothing: wear without wear

Self-cleaning clothing: wear without wear

Imagine a world without dirty clothes. Quoc Truong, physical scientist at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, wants to make that a reality. “As a single father of four, I fully understand the rationale for self-cleaning clothing, especially when […]


Foreign Military Sales Growth Area for Army

Foreign Military Sales Growth Area for Army

Selling military hardware to allied nations is a way to keep weapon production lines hot, ensure the viability of America’s industrial base, and strengthen ties with the militaries that buy the equipment. Foreign Military Sales is a growth area for […]


Army must shift focus from execution to preparation

Army must shift focus from execution to preparation

The Army must transition now from a force of execution to one of preparation, said the commander of the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command. As the opening speaker at the 2013 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land […]


Future Soldiers will have flexible electronics everywhere

Future Soldiers will have flexible electronics everywhere

More than 10 years ago, U.S. Army researchers saw potential in flexible displays. With nothing in the marketplace, the Army decided to change that by partnering with industry and academia to create the Flexible Display Center at Arizona State University. […]


Mouth device in clinical trials as possible treatment for TBI

Mouth device in clinical trials as possible treatment for TBI

The tongue is an amazing organ. Thousands of nerve fibers in it help us eat, drink and swallow. Without them, we would not taste. The tongue helps us speak. Quietly, its surface defends our bodies from germs. Yet for everything […]


Sequestration could mean training reduction for 80 percent of ground forces

Sequestration could mean training reduction for 80 percent of ground forces

On Capitol Hill Feb. 13, the Army’s chief of staff told lawmakers in very clear terms what budget reductions under sequestration would do to Soldiers and Army readiness. “It has grave consequences and immediate readiness impact on our forces,” Chief […]


Army samples ocean floor for underwater munitions project

Army samples ocean floor for underwater munitions project

Five miles off the southern coast of Oahu, Hawaii, a three-person submersible was lifted off the back of a boat by a mechanical crane. The underwater vehicle floated on the surface of the ocean for a few moments as the […]


Army upgrades blue force tracking in Afghanistan to prepare for new network

Army upgrades blue force tracking in Afghanistan to prepare for new network

On the battlefield, situational awareness technologies provide Soldiers with the locations of friendly forces and hostile activity, which can mean the difference between life and death. Now, the Army is upgrading those technologies in theater to operate at increased speeds […]


Rapid Equipping Force bringing ‘solutions to battlefield’

Rapid Equipping Force bringing ‘solutions to battlefield’

The Army’s Rapid Equipping Force launched a website two weeks ago to solicit ideas and input from Soldiers, industry and tinkerers. These ideas are helping bring “modern technologies and solutions to the battlefield,” said Col. Timothy Hill, director of the […]


 
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