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Nanomaterial fabric destroys nerve agents in battlefield-relevant conditions

Northwestern University scientists have successfully combined a nanomaterial effective at destroying toxic nerve agents with textile fibers. This new composite material one day could...

AFRL engineer leaves a legacy called HADES

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE: The Air Force Research Laboratory has developed a unique directed energy weapon demonstrator called the High-power Adaptive Directed Energy System,...

US Army selects Northrop to transform Software development process

Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a $70 million, 28-month contract on Nov. 6, 2019 to transform the software development process for the U.S. Army’s...

DARPA Awards Lockheed Martin Hypersonic OpFires Phase 3 Contract

Integrated Weapon System continues development The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $31.9 million contract for the Operational Fires...

Slow light to speed up LiDAR sensors development

Quicker is not always better, especially when it comes to a 3D sensor in advanced technology. With applications in autonomous vehicles, robots and drones,...

Korea, Russia Enter Full-Fledged Space Partnership

Korean Information Service, Korea and Russia formally began their full-fledged cooperation in the aerospace field with the signing of a technology safeguard pact, the...

US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones

The US Department of the Interior has grounded its fleet of Chinese-made drones as it conducts a review of the program. Nick Goodwin, an Interior...

Research to Develop Cybersecurity Counter-Technology and Methods Expected to Increase

U.S. military forces require resilient and reliable networks, information, and weapons systems to conduct effective operations. However, both the number and sophistication of threats...

Chiton mollusk provides model for new armor design

The motivations for using biology as inspiration to engineering vary based on the project, but for Ling Li, assistant professor of mechanical engineering in...

‘Iron Man’ Suit’s Process Important to DoD, Official Says

The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit is being designed to give protection and capabilities to U.S. special operators, but the process of designing it...