Technology

Medical care is a rare and valuable resource in Badghis Province, Afghanistan. A military Ophthalmologist traveled to train medics how to conduct eye exams. He demonstrated the use of the Field Refractive Error Correction Kit (FRECK), an eye examination kit, …
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CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait, Oct. 4, 2011 — It’s every boy’s dream, tinkering with robots. Soldiers in the Joint Robotics Repair Detachment at Camp Arifjan get to do that daily. They are members of an elite program trained specifically to repair …
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On Friday, Oct. 7, Jim McCormick, a program manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), participated in a DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable to discuss UAVForge, a global crowd sourcing competition underway to design, build, and manufacture the next generation …
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Rear Adm. Patrick H. Brady is Commander of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). SPAWAR is the Navy’s Information Dominance Systems Command with the mission to make the Navy’s Information Dominance vision a reality. Through the development, delivery …
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By Megan Locke, Fort Campbell Courier staff FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., Sept. 29, 2011 — It looked like a scene out of a science fiction movie on post Wednesday morning as a group of 101st Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) noncommissioned officers …
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9/11 and war on terror sparked an explosion in unmanned aerial vehicle technology By Randy Roughton, Airman Magazine Hummingbird drones fly at 11 mph and can perch on windowsills. The 3-foot-long Raven can be tossed into the air like a …
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By J. Elise Van Pool CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan, Sept. 20, 2011 — Logistics Task Force-4 (LTF-4), part of the 401st Army Field Support Battalion–Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, is working with the Marine Corps on …
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U.S. Army Africa is working in cooperation with U.S. Army Natick Research, Development and Engineering Center on a solar shade system in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, that produces two kilowatts of power. Natick engineer Steve Tucker is the lead project manager …
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