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Army Researchers Chase Helicopter Performance Gains

Army Researchers Chase Helicopter Performance Gains

A new study by Army researchers looks at inserting carbon nanotubes into the structural design of helicopter rotor blades to improve performance. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command’s research laboratory hopes this approach could lead to the design […]


US Aerospace and Defense Industry Financial Performance Sluggish In 2011

US Aerospace and Defense Industry Financial Performance Sluggish In 2011

Financial performance among the top 20 U.S. aerospace and defense (A&D) firms remained sluggish in 2011 as they posted a nominal 2 percent increase in revenues and a 3.2 percent increase in operating profit over 2010, according to a new […]


Army Network-Enabled Operations: Expectations, Performance, and Opportunities for Future Improvements

Army Network-Enabled Operations: Expectations, Performance, and Opportunities for Future Improvements

The ability of U.S. forces to gather, process, and disseminate battlespace information in a networked fashion has given them a tremendous advantage in major combat operations. This battlespace information has allowed U.S. forces to move faster and apply military power […]


Shadow UAV Defies Gravity with Success

Shadow UAV Defies Gravity with Success

An unmanned aircraft system in the Army’s fleet today is defying gravity, soaring ever higher in performance and zooming down on cost. And, in a budget-conscious Department of Defense, exceeding performance and cost goals are enough to make the RQ-7B […]


Technology gives Apache block III more lift, capability, landing ability

Technology gives Apache block III more lift, capability, landing ability

The U.S. Army is leveraging cutting-edge technologies from its Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to give the Block III Apache aircraft increased power, lift, maneuverability and hard-landing ability, service officials said. The Army S & T community, a subset of […]


Army lab works to improve Soldier health, performance

Army lab works to improve Soldier health, performance

NATICK, Mass: Nestled in the shadows of the Boston skyline, scientists and Soldiers in a one-of-a-kind Army laboratory work quietly behind the scenes to improve the health and performance of today’s troops. Though it’s known to relatively few outside of […]


 
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