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News on future defense and military technology, military communications, cybersecurity, including future combat systems and military weapons.

Four Nations to Be Protected with Lockheed Martin’s Next Gen Radar

Through partnerships with the U.S. Government, Spain, Japan, and Canada, Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) solid state radar (SSR) technology will provide front-line defense to...

Satellite constellations harvest energy for near-total global coverage

Think of it as a celestial parlor game: What is the minimum number of satellites needed to see every point on Earth? And how...

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,...

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...

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...

Moths’ flight data helps drones navigate complex environments

The flight navigation strategy of moths can be used to develop programs that help drones to navigate unfamiliar environments, report Ioannis Paschalidis at Boston...

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...

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...

US Army scientist enhances future combat, wearable technology

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND: A group of Army scientists are working to map out the cognitive mechanisms of the human system to seamlessly integrate future...

US Marines Gain Ammo Advantage via Upgraded Software Suite

With a little help from the Navy, Marines are ringing in the New Year with a new set of tools to manage their complete...