Tag: ARL

Future U.S. Army Vehicles Could See an Improvement in Structural Materials

Materials used for a Soldier’s personal protection gear may be tough enough for vehicles too, according to a new U.S. Army study. Findings, released April 10 in the journal Polymer, show that polymers filled with carbon nanotubes could potentially improve how unmanned vehicles dissipate energy. Continue reading “Future U.S. Army Vehicles Could See an Improvement in Structural Materials”

New Technology Recognizes Faces in the Dark, Far Away

For many, normal facial recognition — used in the daylight — has become a facet of everyday life. Whether it’s for identity verification to unlock a smartphone, or trivial social media camera filters — it seems the technology is everywhere. Continue reading “New Technology Recognizes Faces in the Dark, Far Away”

U.S. Army Researchers Test Human-Like Robots

The U.S. Army researchers recently tested ground robots performing military-style exercises, much like Soldier counterparts, at a robotics testing site in Pennsylvania recently as part of a 10-year research project designed to push the research boundaries in robotics and autonomy. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Test Human-Like Robots”

New Lithium Battery Design Could Mean Lighter, Safer Batteries for Soldiers

Less expensive, lighter and safer batteries are a vital need for warfighters; a new U.S. Army project may offer a solution. Continue reading “New Lithium Battery Design Could Mean Lighter, Safer Batteries for Soldiers”

U.S. Army Research Lab Selects 3D Systems to Develop World’s Largest, Fastest Metal Powder 3D Printer

3D Systems today announced it has been awarded a $15 million contract by the U.S Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory, also known as ARL, to create the world’s largest, fastest, most precise metal 3D printer.

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