Technology

Written by Dr. Julie Kinn  I’m not alone in saying my heart goes out to those impacted by Hurricane Isaac. As a clinical psychologist, I have treated many children and adults who carry trauma symptoms long after danger has passed …
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An ambulance explodes and the ground shakes beneath your feet. The scent of burning rubber fills the air as you hear the sound of distant gunfire. Your palms are sweaty and your heart is racing. You can almost feel the …
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HEADPHONE WARNING! MK 15 Phalanx CIWS provides ships of the U.S. Navy with an inner layer point defense capability against Anti Ship Missiles (ASM), aircraft, and littoral warfare threats that have penetrated other fleet defenses. Phalanx automatically detects, evaluates, tracks, …
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The Office of Naval Research (ONR) continues to seek industry proposals to develop an affordable solid-state laser weapon prototype for Navy ships, part of a broad agency announcement published Aug. 14. “We are in the process of developing a laser weapon prototype for the …
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Military combat engineers and civilian technical experts gathered recently to conduct a series of experiments aimed at providing soldiers with new technology in the counter-improvised explosive device fight. A diverse group of scientists, trainers and soldiers from across the country …
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A Web-based application developed by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) will form the basis of the nation’s first Defense Department-wide system to track and manage human subject studies funded by the federal government. The Protections in Research, Oversight Management Information System …
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It all began during an intense 2 1/2-hour firefight with the enemy earlier this year in Afghanistan. As members of the 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa National Guard, sat around later at …
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The Gen II Helmet Sensor finally brings a screening capability to potential head and brain injuries. When a soldier goes through a concussive event, such as an IED explosion, he or she often does not remember exactly what happened. The …
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