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SNC Leverages VORTEX Engine Technology for DARPA’s OpFires Program

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program. Continue reading “SNC Leverages VORTEX Engine Technology for DARPA’s OpFires Program”

Self-Powered Devices Will Be a Game-Changer for Future Warfighters

Imagine if you could wrap a small, thin piece of transparent material around any surface and it would charge electronic devices such as your phone or laptop. Thanks to Army researchers, this idea could be a reality for future warfighters in combat. Continue reading “Self-Powered Devices Will Be a Game-Changer for Future Warfighters”

Honeywell Announces Plan to Launch Powerful Quantum Computer

Honeywell has announced it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing that accelerates the capability of quantum computers and will enable the company to release the world’s most powerful quantum computer within the next three months. Continue reading “Honeywell Announces Plan to Launch Powerful Quantum Computer”

U.S. Army Researchers Enhance AI Critical to Soldier-Machine Teamwork

Artificial intelligence possesses the capacity to achieve incredible results, but cannot always work alone. Researchers identified two key components in successful human-machine collaboration that may enhance how the U.S. Army will fight in the future. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Enhance AI Critical to Soldier-Machine Teamwork”

Ground-Breaking Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight

PHASA-35, a 35m wingspan solar-electric aircraft, has successfully completed its maiden flight. The landmark flight paves the way to this new aircraft becoming a game-changer in the air and space market, plugging the gap between aircraft and satellite technology, BAE Systems announced. Continue reading “Ground-Breaking Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight”

Virtual Training Becomes Reality for Royal Netherlands Navy

Technical students from the Royal Netherlands Navy can now make virtual acquaintance with naval ships. They do this with a Virtual Reality (VR) programme that Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), Thales Nederland and the maritime innovation cluster Extended Reality developed for them. Continue reading “Virtual Training Becomes Reality for Royal Netherlands Navy”

Future Soldiers May Get Improved Helmet Padding: U.S. Army

U.S. Army researchers and industry partners recently published a study showing how they developed new materials and manufacturing methods to create higher-performing helmet padding that reduces the likelihood of head injury in combat and recreational helmets. Continue reading “Future Soldiers May Get Improved Helmet Padding: U.S. Army”

U.S. Army Develops Cutting-Edge, Durable 3D Printing Technology

U.S. Army scientists are on the brink of pioneering additive-manufacturing technology to help Soldiers quickly swap out broken plastic components with durable 3D printed replacements, according to a press release. Continue reading “U.S. Army Develops Cutting-Edge, Durable 3D Printing Technology”

U.S. Army Researchers Pursue Soldier Protection Technologies

When faced with battlefield threats, American Soldiers depend more than ever on body armor to protect them. To adapt to the evolving dangers of getting shot, the Army created a flagship program dedicated to protection technologies. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Pursue Soldier Protection Technologies”

BAE Systems to Develop Advanced Analytics to Detect Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat Activity

BAE Systems has received funding from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office to develop advanced analytics technology that will assist in the detection and deterrence of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) activity, helping to ensure national security. Continue reading “BAE Systems to Develop Advanced Analytics to Detect Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat Activity”