Tag: innovative science

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”

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U.S. Army Testing New Goggles that Bring AI to Soldier training

The U.S. Army is now testing virtual-reality goggles that will allow Soldiers to rehearse combat missions that they are about to undertake. Continue reading “U.S. Army Testing New Goggles that Bring AI to Soldier training”

When it Comes to Robots, Reliability May Matter More than Reasoning

What does it take for a human to trust a robot? That is what U.S. Army researchers are uncovering in a new study into how humans and robots work together. Continue reading “When it Comes to Robots, Reliability May Matter More than Reasoning”

Virtual Experiment Informs Future Manned-Unmanned Teaming Missions

Thirty Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division supported the Army’s Ground Vehicle Systems Center Virtual Experiment #3 last month to help inform the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross Functional Team’s campaign of learning for Manned and Un-Manned Teaming. Continue reading “Virtual Experiment Informs Future Manned-Unmanned Teaming Missions”

Travis AFB Partners with VR Company to Enhance Training

Scanning the interior and exterior of the largest aircraft in the U.S. Air Force is no small feat. A team from Sketchbox Inc., an augmented and virtual reality prototyping company based in San Francisco, took six hours Sept. 6 to obtain multiple 3D scans of the C-5M Super Galaxy at Travis AFB. The data will be used to create virtual reality scenarios to enhance training for mobility Airmen. Continue reading “Travis AFB Partners with VR Company to Enhance Training”

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”

TX Ship: A New Concept in Autonomous Naval Vessels

Thales and Steller Systems have launched a new concept in warship design at DSEI, offering an evolutionary link from manned warships, through lean-manning, to a fully autonomous platform. Continue reading “TX Ship: A New Concept in Autonomous Naval Vessels”

U.S. DOD Looks Toward AI to Help Train Troops

The U.S. Department of Defense is looking for a few, good ways to harness the power of artificial intelligence. Continue reading “U.S. DOD Looks Toward AI to Help Train Troops”

MAGAM’s New Self-Sealing Flexible Fuel Tank to Prevent Leakage from Up to 30mm Bullets

Magam-Safety Ltd. – a leading manufacturer of protective, rescue, and survivability equipment – will unveil a new capability for its self-sealing flexible fuel tank that prevents fuel leakage caused by ballistic damage following penetration of up to a 30mm bullet. Continue reading “MAGAM’s New Self-Sealing Flexible Fuel Tank to Prevent Leakage from Up to 30mm Bullets”

U.S. NIWC Atlantic Team Giving Warfighters ‘Second Sight’

A U.S. Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic team is developing a computer vision-based system in which a four-rotor drone follows a warfighter to provide 360-degree situational awareness from above. Continue reading “U.S. NIWC Atlantic Team Giving Warfighters ‘Second Sight’”