Tag: future battlefield

Innovative Research Program on Stronger, Lighter Soldier Armor Appears Promising

Soldier armor, such as bulletproof vests and helmets, depends upon high-performance ballistic fibers for its strength and effectiveness. Continue reading “Innovative Research Program on Stronger, Lighter Soldier Armor Appears Promising”

Self-Powered Devices Will Be a Game-Changer for Future Warfighters

Imagine if you could wrap a small, thin piece of transparent material around any surface and it would charge electronic devices such as your phone or laptop. Thanks to Army researchers, this idea could be a reality for future warfighters in combat. Continue reading “Self-Powered Devices Will Be a Game-Changer for Future Warfighters”

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”

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?”

Innovative AI System Could Help Make U.S. Army Fuel Cells More Efficient

As part of an effort to address the gap the U.S. Army faces in the need for long-lasting power and batteries for warfighters, the U.S Army Research Office funded a research team who developed an artificial intelligence system that officials say identifies a promising material for creating more efficient fuel cells. Continue reading “Innovative AI System Could Help Make U.S. Army Fuel Cells More Efficient”

UK MOD to Develop Cutting-Edge Laser and Radio Frequency Weapons

The Ministry of Defence is developing cutting-edge laser and radiofrequency weapons which have the potential to revolutionise the battlefield. Continue reading “UK MOD to Develop Cutting-Edge Laser and Radio Frequency Weapons”

U.S. Army Builds Synthetic Battlefield to Blend with Live Training

The U.S. Army is interested in exploring complementary concepts and technologies to train its units. Continue reading “U.S. Army Builds Synthetic Battlefield to Blend with Live Training”

South Korean Military to Induct Biobots by 2024

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has announced plans to “actively apply the so-called biomimetics to the military’s future weapons systems.”

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Raytheon Delivering WiFi to the Front Lines

Raytheon will deliver new troposcatter communication systems to the U.S. Army as part of a 10-year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity contract worth up to $663 million to ensure troops have access to secure voice and data communications in contested environments.

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