Technology

U.S. Army scientists are developing new technologies, including smartphones that detect and identify chemical and biological agents, to empower soldiers. Dr. Calvin Chue, a research biologist with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, or RDECOM, is focused on …
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You know the phrase “The future is now”? I’m not a fan. Aside from being a contradiction, it’s dangerous thinking.  Assuming that what’s happening now is also what’s to come means that you’re not really looking forward, are you?  Sort …
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Remote sensing technologies on airborne scientific missions have added new depth and dimension to scientific observation. Yet they come at a cost – literally. Flying data-gathering missions for scientists, land managers, and hazard-mitigation agencies can cost upward of $30,000 an …
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Most people have fairly normal work routines. You get up, get coffee, go to job.  Have boring meeting with boring manager Rob.  Whatever.  There’s a pretty constant flow to work days that you learn to accept as standard.  So it’s …
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No, not that kind of Predator (although truth be told that was the first thing I thought of when I saw the title). The Army and Air Force linked training by flying the Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle from Holloman Air …
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Two Army scientists and a university professor earned a patent for the forerunner of a powerful quantum neural dynamics computer chip. The device uses nonstandard mathematics to accomplish analog problem solving at high speed. “The patent covers different ways to …
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Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment, Katherine Hammack, recently visited military installations in Europe. “The Army in Europe has really made an investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy,” says the Honorable Katherine Hammack.  So how …
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Did you know the Air Force can fly planes when the pilot is thousands of miles away?  We call these planes remotely piloted aircraft, or RPAs.  According to this video, the MQ-9 Reaper is the best yet.  What do you …
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