Technology

NATICK, Mass. (Feb. 2, 2012) — Maybe it looks like a camouflage money belt on steroids, but it could save Soldiers’ lives. The new Individual First Aid Kit, or IFAK, being developed at the Natick Soldier Systems Center eventually will …
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By 1st Lt. Cammie Quinn  Paktya PRT Public Affairs 2/17/2012 - PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan  – Ask any American for directions and they’re likely to look to the Internet; ask an Afghan in Paktya Province, and they’re now likely to point to a map in …
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 By Randy Roughton Military planners and scientists envision a day when robots may replace human beings on the battlefield. That day may not be as far away as you think, as the armed forces continue a recent drive toward more …
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The U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command is planning to launch the first satellite in the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) constellation tonight at 5:42 p.m. EST. (Yesterday’s attempt was scrubbed due to weather.) You can watch the …
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By Sue Meade CHICAGO (Army News Service, Feb. 14, 2012) — Military vehicles are not the first image that comes to mind when thinking of an auto show, but the U.S. Army’s newest concept models are among about 1,000 vehicles …
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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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