Category: INNOVATION

Rolls-Royce Develops World-First Electrical Technology for Next-Generation Tempest Programme

Over the last five years, Rolls-Royce has been pioneering world-first technology that will contribute to the UK’s next-generation Tempest programme. Continue reading “Rolls-Royce Develops World-First Electrical Technology for Next-Generation Tempest Programme”

New Year, New Wearable Tech: U.S. Army Developing Authentication Tokens

The U.S. Army Futures Command, or AFC, is developing wearable identity authentication and authorization technologies that will enable Soldiers to securely access network-based capabilities while operating on the move in contested, threat-based environments. Continue reading “New Year, New Wearable Tech: U.S. Army Developing Authentication Tokens”

India’s HAL and Wipro 3D to Collaborate on Additive Technology

India’s state-owned aerospace and defence manufacturer HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited) and Wipro 3D, the metal additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), have signed an MOU recently to design, develop, prove out, manufacture and repair of Aerospace Components using Metal Additive Technology. Continue reading “India’s HAL and Wipro 3D to Collaborate on Additive Technology”

Top 10 Coolest Science, Technology Advances of 2019

This year has had its share of science and technology advances from U.S. Army researchers. The U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory, the Army’s corporate research laboratory, has the mission to discover, innovate and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power. Continue reading “Top 10 Coolest Science, Technology Advances of 2019”

U.S. Army Develops Face Recognition Technology That Works in the Dark

U.S. Army researchers have developed an artificial intelligence and machine learning technique that produces a visible face image from a thermal image of a person’s face captured in low-light or nighttime conditions. This development could lead to enhanced real-time biometrics and post-mission forensic analysis for covert night time operations. Continue reading “U.S. Army Develops Face Recognition Technology That Works in the Dark”

Meet Pyxis, the Infrared Drone Camera

U.S. Army researchers enhanced the military’s capabilities to detect and identify hidden targets with a new advancement in thermal imaging technology. Continue reading “Meet Pyxis, the Infrared Drone Camera”

Will Future Warfighter Uniforms Include Wearable Technology?

Researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological Center are looking to LEDs to help warfighters battle against chemical warfare agents (CWA). Co-primary investigators, Hui Wang, Ph.D. and John Landers, Ph.D. are investigating ways to embed tiny light sources in warfighter uniforms. Continue reading “Will Future Warfighter Uniforms Include Wearable Technology?”

U.S. Army Soldiers Test New Battlefield Smoke Generating System

U.S. Army soldiers recently finished the final phases of testing a new battlefield smoke-producing system to conceal units during combat at Fort Carson, Colorado. Continue reading “U.S. Army Soldiers Test New Battlefield Smoke Generating System”

U.S. Army Researchers Improve Next-Generation Aircraft Engines

The U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program is one of the modernization priorities for Army leadership. With the use of advanced X-ray diagnostics, scientists have a better understanding of gas turbine combustor inlet conditions, which is critical for the design and development of engines for the next generation of Army aircraft. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Improve Next-Generation Aircraft Engines”

Innovative Hearing Protection May Protect Military Working Dogs

Military working dogs played a vital role in the recent Raid and death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; however, temporary and permanent hearing loss due to high-decibel noise in training, transport and operations put these animals at risk. Now, thanks to an Army small business innovation program, canines may have new gear to protect their ears. Continue reading “Innovative Hearing Protection May Protect Military Working Dogs”