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US Army, UMD researchers develop water-based lithium-ion batteries

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Maryland have developed for the first time a lithium-ion battery that uses a...

US Soldiers gear up for solar eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, the United States will experience a solar eclipse, where the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. For Soldiers...

Could the X-37B Space Plane be Preparing for a Mission in September

The United States Air Force (USAF) is preparing their secretive X-37B space plane for its fifth mission in early September. As always, most of...

Augmented reality soon possible for MK-19 training

Setting up a range day for training on the MK-19 grenade launcher is no easy task. Researchers at the Army Research Laboratory-Orlando have an idea...

SpaceX To Launch Super-Computer To Space

SpaceX is poised to launch an unmanned cargo ship toward the International Space Station Monday, including a super-computer that could direct astronauts on future...

Australia to Buy ALE-70 Radio Frequency Countermeasures

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia for ALE-70 Radio Frequency Countermeasures (RFCM)....

US Says Iran’s Latest Satellite Rocket Test Violates UN Resolutions

The United States has accused Iran of flouting a United Nations Security Council resolution by launching its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket to date. U.S....

World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

Governments and computer experts girded Monday for a possible worsening of the global cyberattack that has hit more than 150 countries, as Microsoft warned...

Ransomware hits ‘hundreds of thousands’ of China PCs: firm

"Hundreds of thousands" of Chinese computers at nearly 30,000 institutions including government agencies have been hit by the global ransomware attack, a leading Chinese...

Endpoint cybersecurity technology deployed through USAF agreement

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center electronic systems development division here and Carbon Black, a locally-based security company, signed...