Tag: U.S army

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”

New Year, New Wearable Tech: U.S. Army Developing Authentication Tokens

The U.S. Army Futures Command, or AFC, is developing wearable identity authentication and authorization technologies that will enable Soldiers to securely access network-based capabilities while operating on the move in contested, threat-based environments. Continue reading “New Year, New Wearable Tech: U.S. Army Developing Authentication Tokens”

Top 10 Coolest Science, Technology Advances of 2019

This year has had its share of science and technology advances from U.S. Army researchers. The U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory, the Army’s corporate research laboratory, has the mission to discover, innovate and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power. Continue reading “Top 10 Coolest Science, Technology Advances of 2019”

U.S. Army Develops Face Recognition Technology That Works in the Dark

U.S. Army researchers have developed an artificial intelligence and machine learning technique that produces a visible face image from a thermal image of a person’s face captured in low-light or nighttime conditions. This development could lead to enhanced real-time biometrics and post-mission forensic analysis for covert night time operations. Continue reading “U.S. Army Develops Face Recognition Technology That Works in the Dark”

New U.S. Army Tech Guides Soldiers in Complete Darkness

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously undetectable. Continue reading “New U.S. Army Tech Guides Soldiers in Complete Darkness”

Meet Pyxis, the Infrared Drone Camera

U.S. Army researchers enhanced the military’s capabilities to detect and identify hidden targets with a new advancement in thermal imaging technology. Continue reading “Meet Pyxis, the Infrared Drone Camera”

Raytheon Unveils Synthetic Training Environment

Raytheon unveiled a new immersive military training product today at I/ITSEC, the world’s largest modeling, simulation and training event. Continue reading “Raytheon Unveils Synthetic Training Environment”

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 Scientist Focuses on Biomass-to-Energy Research

Generating a constant source of energy to power devices remains a top priority for Soldiers in the field. U.S. Army research on transforming native, ubiquitous vegetation into a reliable, small-scale fuel source could help reduce the volume of energy supplies Soldiers have to carry, such as batteries and electric generators. Continue reading “U.S. Army Scientist Focuses on Biomass-to-Energy Research”