Tag: Army Research Laboratory

U.S. Army Researchers Investigate Eye-Pupil Size Changes as a Means to Enable Teaming with Autonomous Agents

A team of U.S. Army and academic researchers are investigating how eye-pupil size changes can indicate a person’s cognitive state as a means to enable teaming with autonomous agents. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Investigate Eye-Pupil Size Changes as a Means to Enable Teaming with Autonomous Agents”

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”

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 Scientists Train Machine Learning Models to Wrangle Dirty Data

U.S. Army researchers have developed a new approach for training machine learning models that can better withstand dirty and deceptive data. Models trained under this method have greatly surpassed other state-of-the-art models in terms of robustness, scientists said. Continue reading “U.S. Army Scientists Train Machine Learning Models to Wrangle Dirty Data”

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”

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”

U.S. Army Scientist Focuses on Biomass-to-Energy Research

Generating a constant source of energy to power devices remains a top priority for Soldiers in the field. U.S. Army research on transforming native, ubiquitous vegetation into a reliable, small-scale fuel source could help reduce the volume of energy supplies Soldiers have to carry, such as batteries and electric generators. Continue reading “U.S. Army Scientist Focuses on Biomass-to-Energy Research”

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”

U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Developing Space Solar Power Beaming

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL) is developing space-based solar power transmission capability using high-efficiency solar cells to collect the sun’s energy, convert it to radio frequency, and beam it to earth. Continue reading “U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Developing Space Solar Power Beaming”

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”