Technology

NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center soon will have a new dog in the yard, and it’s a real MUTT. That’s short for the Multi-Use Technology Testbed, a small unmanned aircraft being developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to …
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Scientists from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Marine Geosciences Division are assisting NASA, the US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) and the European Space Agency (ESA) in developing more accurate monitoring and sustainable forecasting of Arctic sea ice. Recent dramatic changes in the characteristics …
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In the field of ‘epidemic intelligence,’ public health experts often turn to formal and informal data sources to learn about disease events occurring around the world. Advances in technology have been largely responsible for spurring the ability to augment the …
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Photo slideshow by Ian Graham Photo montage depicting the Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR), a part of the Naval Research Laboratory, where they’re working toward creating viable solutions for problems service members might actually face. One of these is …
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By Amy Walker, PEO C3T Even after being frozen overnight at negative 35-degree temperatures in the severe winter conditions of Alaska, the elements of the Army’s second-generation tactical communications network backbone were up and running. Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, or WIN-T, …
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By John Andrew Hamilton, U.S Army Test and Evaluation Command A wind monitoring and modeling system being developed by the Army Research Laboratory’s, or ARL, White Sands Missile Range, or WSMR, division could one day protect soldiers and civilians alike …
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By Jessica L. Tozer Admittedly, the initial idea of a robot with a face conjures up memories of every single SciFi robot movie I’ve ever seen.  Usually involving humans fleeing in terror as the autonomous voice screams “kill, kill” while shooting …
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Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech have created an undersea vehicle inspired by the common jellyfish that runs on renewable energy and could be used in ocean rescue and surveillance missions. In a study published …
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