Technology

By Katherine H. Crawford, Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va.—A Web-based tool suite that helps first responders rapidly coordinate resources during disasters, co-sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), is being introduced at a University of Connecticut panel Feb. …
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By Lance Cpl. Chelsea Flowers, Marines Magazine Need energy to charge your phone or Unmanned Aircraft System? Just add water. Horizon Energy Systems has developed a new type of process that produces electricity by mixing water with the chemical, hydride. …
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By Dan Kennedy, PMO Medical Devices FORT DETRICK, Md. (Feb. 6, 2012) — The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has initiated steps to evaluate a new bioelectric bandage Small silver and zinc dots embedded into cloth create micro-currents …
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The Antipersonnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS) is used to conduct deliberate or hasty breaches through enemy antipersonnel minefields and multi-strand wire obstacle. It is light enough to be carried by two soldiers with backpacks and can be deployed within 30 …
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by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Public Affairs Prototype robotic “pack mule” stands up, lies down and follows leader carrying 400 lbs. of squad’s gear Today’s dismounted warfighter can be saddled with more than 100 pounds of gear, …
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Story by Master Gunnery Sgt. Phil Mehringer, Regional Command Southwest MARJEH, Afghanistan — Construction of a new produce packing plant, the Marjeh Fruit and Vegetable Packing Facility, complete with a solar-powered cold storage facility, was recently finished, inspected and is …
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By Airman 1st Class Armando A. Schwier-Morales, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs The first official KC-135 Stratotanker Boom Operator Weapon System Trainer (BOWST) in Air Mobility Command (AMC), slated to save the Air Force millions annually, opened during a …
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by Rob Bardua, National Museum of the U.S. Air Force 1/26/2012 – DAYTON, Ohio (AFNS) — Military, government and industry officials gathered Jan. 26 to officially place three formerly classified reconnaissance satellites on public display in the Cold War Gallery …
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