Technology

A faster, more precise way to create cockpit enclosures may end up saving the F-35 Lightning II program a significant amount in manufacturing costs. Through its Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) program, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) has invested in an automated thermoforming process that could cut …
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What if soldiers could convert JP-8 to clean hydrogen fuel for fuel cell applications anywhere and anytime they need it? A small team of scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are collaborating with counterparts at the Communications-Electronics and the …
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Lance Cpl. Clayton Filipowicz travels to Joint Base Langley-Eustis to show a first-hand look into the Department of Defense‘s latest advancement in non-lethal technology, the Active Denial System. Video and information provided by the Marines YouTube Channel Follow Armed with …
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Sometimes, even a satellite needs a helping hand.  Or, in this case, a helping sensor. We’ve told you about the Locata sensor before.  For those of you who don’t know, it’s a positioning system that uses a local network, rather …
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The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Pacific Command and sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie conducted a successful flight test of the Aegis ballistic missile defense system, intercepting a ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean. A complex separating short-range ballistic …
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Adversaries’ sophisticated air defense systems can make it difficult for current air- and surface-launched anti-ship missiles to hit their targets at long range. To engage specific enemy warships from beyond the reach of counter-fire systems, warfighters may require launching multiple …
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Step onto an elevator beside Martin Drake, U.S. Central Command’s chief science and technology advisor, and one might be surprised to hear him deliver to perfect strangers an unclassified tutorial he calls “Science and Technology 101.” The impromptu briefing completed, …
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