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”
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”
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”
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?”
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”
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”
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 Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has announced plans to “actively apply the so-called biomimetics to the military’s future weapons systems.”
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.
Otokar has unveiled its new generation “AKREP II” armoured vehicle family at IDEF 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey, between April 29th and May 3rd.
Continue reading “Otokar Showcases New Generation Electric Armoured Vehicle at IDEF”