Technology

We all know the old saying about the unfortunate soul who brought a knife to the gunfight. In the not-too-distant future, we should be able to say we bested our adversaries because we had lasers, and they showed up with …
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The President unveiled a bold new research initiative designed to revolutionize the understanding of the human brain, and it could change the way we think about national security. As part of this initiative, DARPA intends to invest roughly $50 million in 2014 …
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The U.S. Army Research Laboratory‘s (ARL), Army Research Office‘s (ARO) initial concept of exploring DNA as a tagging and tracking method has led to the discovery of an optical scanning technology that can identify counterfeit electronic components before they are …
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A new partnership between U.S. Strategic Command and the University of Nebraska is pushing the envelope to address what Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler, Stratcom’s commander, calls one of the most pervasive threats to the United States: weapons of …
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One of the greatest challenges of the past half century for aerodynamics engineers has been how to increase the top speeds of aircraft that take off and land vertically without compromising the aircraft’s lift to power in hover or its …
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Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have successfully demonstrated pulse tailoring, producing a time varying focal spot size known as ‘focal zooming’ on the world’s largest operating krypton fluoride (KrF) gas laser. The Nike laser is a two to …
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The Air Force loves technology. It makes planes fly faster and higher, bombs more accurate and deadly and its airmen the most advanced of any air and space force on the planet. Now, technology is also helping Air Mobility Command …
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Ask anyone with a smartphone, and they will tell you that they can do pretty much anything with it. You can manage your stocks and use your phone as a flashlight. You can even take a picture of a check …
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