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

The military is embracing mobile technology with the advent of the Electronic Flight Bag, which will save time, space, money and most of all a LOT of trees!
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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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The Top Tech series highlights the latest and greatest federal laboratory inventions that are available for transfer to business partners. Want to suggest an invention? Email us at science@dma.mil.  Technology: High Power Flexible Solar Blankets Agency: Naval Research Laboratory What …
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Army and sustainability? Using those two words in the same sentence several years ago would have probably been considered the punch line to a joke. But today, a military base that is both environmentally friendly and meets the needs of …
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The Air Force loves technology. It makes planes fly faster and higher, bombs more accurate and deadly and its airmen the most advanced of any air and space force on the planet. Now, technology is also helping Air Mobility Command …
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As the military continues to move away from dependence on fossil fuels, the Defense Department plans to spend $20 million on a fleet of electric vehicles unique in their ability to export their own power and offset their cost. Camron …
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Soldiers are enlisting the sun’s power in Afghanistan. Ten solar generators are now providing Special Forces soldiers in distant outposts the energy they need to accomplish their mission. And, these generators are allowing them precious more time to train Afghan …
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Oh great.  So we’re polluting space now.  Does this remind anyone else of that Wall-E reality that seemed so scary? Yeah, me too. A team of scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory, Old Dominion University, and the University of Waterloo …
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