Tag: U.S. Army research project

Biologists Develop Rad Plan to Test Protective Suits

Necessity is the mother of invention. When the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) School’s Joint Experimentation and Analysis Division (JEAD) needed to find a way to get more mileage out of the expensive protective suits worn by Army civil support teams in radiological environments, they looked for answers from what seemed like a peculiar source – a team of biologists in the Utah desert. Continue reading “Biologists Develop Rad Plan to Test Protective Suits”

U.S. Army Soldiers Test New Battlefield Smoke Generating System

U.S. Army soldiers recently finished the final phases of testing a new battlefield smoke-producing system to conceal units during combat at Fort Carson, Colorado. Continue reading “U.S. Army Soldiers Test New Battlefield Smoke Generating System”

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”