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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 […]


Body Sensors to Help Soldiers In Future Conflicts

Body Sensors to Help Soldiers In Future Conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland. Lt. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr., commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel […]


New Flash-Bang Launcher Expands Marines’ Non-Lethal Capability

New Flash-Bang Launcher Expands Marines’ Non-Lethal Capability

For Marines running roadblocks and vehicle check points, identifying an oncoming vehicle as a threat is a decision that has to happen quickly and at standoff range because lives are on the line. A new system being fielded to II […]


US Army prepares for dangers lurking in ‘deep future’ megacities

US Army prepares for dangers lurking in ‘deep future’ megacities

Within about two decades, roughly 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities, particularly megacities of more than 10 million, according to a recent National Intelligence Council projection. Some of those inhabitants will be bent on terror and […]


Army turns to researchers for future lethality

Army turns to researchers for future lethality

The Army of the future may have fewer Soldiers but more lethality thanks to research in precision, scalable effects and improved range. “Our scientists and engineers are, and have been, redefining the art of the possible to make this enabling […]


Strategic Agility Is the Future of the Air Force

Strategic Agility Is the Future of the Air Force

As the Air Force prepares for new challenges and opportunities of the coming decades, it faces sobering 21st-century realities: global centers of power have become more distributed and the terrorism threat more dispersed. Most importantly, the emerging environment is demonstrating […]


BAE Unveil Aircraft Technologies of the Future

BAE Unveil Aircraft Technologies of the Future

Scientists and engineers at BAE Systems have lifted the lid on some futuristic technologies that could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of 2040 or even earlier The four technologies unveiled are: 3D printers so advanced they could print […]


Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service’s aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future. The need for Future Vertical Lift, known as FVL, was explained by […]


Natick takes protective eyewear into future

Natick takes protective eyewear into future

When it comes to the very best in vision protection for the warfighter, researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center make sure the eyes have it. “Eyesight is fundamental to a Soldier’s job, making vision […]


 
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