Technology

(U.S. Defense Department graphic illustration by Jessica L. Tozer/Released)

The Afghanistan Captured Material Exploitation Unit, or ACME, uses techniques that are similar to the scripted crime scene investigators found on television…except this science is real.
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U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Oliver showcases an example of what a soldier may look like in the year 2032 at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. (Image Source provided by Army PAO)

SOCOM is taking strides in the development of the “Iron Man” suit. The goal is to provide operators lighter, more efficient full-body ballistics protection and super-human strength.
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XS_1a 600X350

A new program seeks to lower satellite launch costs by developing a reusable hypersonic unmanned vehicle with costs, operation and reliability similar to traditional aircraft.
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Battlefield Technology

Believe it or not, there exists a group of scientists at Bagram Airfield who analyze all evidence collected from improvised explosive device (IED) operations around Afghanistan.
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U.S. Army Research Laboratory physicist Ronald E. Meyers explains the concepts of a Quantum Network with Atoms and Photons or QNET-AP.  (U.S. Army photo by Dave McNally)

The newest thing in quantum imaging has the U.S. Army Research Laboratory written all over it. Find out how two men from ARL are revolutionizing the system with their “method for image enhancement and improvement”.
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iPhod UCSB 600X350

DARPA-funded researchers developed new methods to integrate long coils of waveguides with low signal loss onto microchips—potentially enabling a leap ahead in size reduction and performance.
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Optimizing Data Identification

In order to enhance information management, the current trend is to move away from large database architectures. The type of database desired is one that empowers discovery, makes better use of network resources, and promotes security.
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Improving Technologies

Improving communication and sensor system technologies starts by digging deep. Like validating a domestic source of supply for X-Band Gallium Nitride (GaN) Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits deep.
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