Tag: Combat Capabilities

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”

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 Introduces Weld Automation for Next-Generation Combat Vehicles

To prepare for the future battlefield, the U.S. Army has defined a concept for its next generation of combat vehicles. Continue reading “U.S. Army Introduces Weld Automation for Next-Generation Combat Vehicles”

U.S. Army Research Looks at Pearls to Enhance Lightweight Armor

Round, smooth and iridescent, pearls are among the world’s most exquisite jewels; now, these gems are inspiring a U.S. Army research project to improve military armor. Continue reading “U.S. Army Research Looks at Pearls to Enhance Lightweight Armor”

Revolutionary Way to Bend Metals Could Lead to Stronger Military Vehicles

A U.S. Army project discovery has upended previous notions about how metals deform and could help guide the creation of stronger, more durable materials for military vehicles. Continue reading “Revolutionary Way to Bend Metals Could Lead to Stronger Military Vehicles”