Technology

I’ve been waiting for this day for a long time. The Navy…is getting LASER WEAPONS. Eventually. Okay, so it’s not right this second, but ONR is working to make it a reality.  To help sailors defeat small boat threats and …
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According to the Department of Defense, 1,453 service members have lost limbs since the start of the wars in 2001.  Of those, 82% were lower extremity injuries.  In spite of this, some wounded warriors are not letting their lack of …
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The Department of Defense today announced the release of a mobile application to help service members adjust to life at home after returning from combat deployments. Positive Activity Jackpot, developed by the National Center for Telehealth and Technology, uses augmented …
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Keep right at the fork.  Take the first exit at the roundabout.  Recalculating.  Destination on the left. Admit it, you read those words in the voice of your handy GPS.  Mine’s named Stella.  She enjoys making abrupt decisions with wild …
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Video provided by the National Science Foundation Edited by Jessica L. Tozer Sharks with lasers on their heads! Okay, not really, but I still don’t think Dr. Evil would be too disappointed.  Robot sharks are still pretty awesome.  And thanks to …
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Imagine a warhead with fragments that flare and burn when the warhead detonates. Now imagine the potential destruction of an artillery shell made almost entirely of that stuff. Such a theoretical weapon is one of the goals behind the research …
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By Jessica L. Tozer This is not your father’s Navy warship. Well it’s not my father’s either – since he’s never owned one – but you get my point. Check out the new digs on the Navy‘s wave of the …
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Preps Continue for Launching Engine Icing Research NASA scientists are making progress in their preparations to mount a detailed research campaign aimed at solving a modern-day aviation mystery involving the unlikely combination of fire and ice inside a running jet …
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