Tag: 3D-printed

‘Digital Twins’ to Enable 3D Printing on Battlefield: U.S. Army

The U.S. Army wants to make three-dimensional models of all its replacement parts available online so that Soldiers deployed downrange will eventually be able to 3D print them, said its top acquisition official. Continue reading “‘Digital Twins’ to Enable 3D Printing on Battlefield: U.S. Army”

Shape-shifting Robots Built from ‘Smarticles’ Could Navigate U.S. Army Operations

A U.S. Army project took a new approach to developing robots — researchers built robots entirely from smaller robots known as “smarticles,” unlocking the principles of a potentially new locomotion technique. Continue reading “Shape-shifting Robots Built from ‘Smarticles’ Could Navigate U.S. Army Operations”