Tag: U.S army

New U.S. Army Research Paves Way for Drones to Change Shape Mid-Flight

Soon, the U.S. Army will be able to deploy autonomous air vehicles that can change shape during flight, according to new research presented at the AIAA Aviation Forum and Exposition’s virtual event June 16. Continue reading “New U.S. Army Research Paves Way for Drones to Change Shape Mid-Flight”

U.S. Army Converts Heat into Electricity to Power Autonomous Robots for Months

An energy-efficient generator intended to power private residences could power autonomous military vehicles for months, according to U.S. Army researchers. Continue reading “U.S. Army Converts Heat into Electricity to Power Autonomous Robots for Months”

Clever New Robot Rover Design Conquers Sand Traps

Built with wheeled appendages that can be lifted, a new robot developed with U.S. Army funding has complex locomotion techniques robust enough to allow it to climb sand covered hills and avoid getting stuck. The robot has NASA interested for potential surveying of a planet or the Moon. Continue reading “Clever New Robot Rover Design Conquers Sand Traps”

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”

U.S. Army Researchers Develop Innovative Sensor Inspired by Elephants

Throughout time, seismic sensing – biological as well as technology-based – have aided warfighters in making critical decisions in combat. Inspired by elephants’ unique seismic sense, U.S. Army researchers are now working on a new and more efficient sensor for today’s multi-domain battlespace. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Develop Innovative Sensor Inspired by Elephants”

Novel Research Speeds Up Threat Detection, Prevention for Army Missions

Threat detection and prevention are essential to ensuring the safety and security of warfighters. Researchers have developed a way to speed up the processing of extremely large graphs and data, making the most efficient use of modern U.S. Army computational resources before and during Soldier deployment. Continue reading “Novel Research Speeds Up Threat Detection, Prevention for Army Missions”

Boson Particles Discovery Provides Insights for Quantum Computing

Researchers working on a U.S. Army project discovered a key insight for the development of quantum devices and quantum computers. Continue reading “Boson Particles Discovery Provides Insights for Quantum Computing”

US Army to Consider Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuel Options

Commercial-led advancements in electric vehicle technology have pushed the U.S. Army Futures and Concepts Center to take a hard look at the capability and find ways to integrate it throughout the Army’s wheeled-vehicle fleet, the program’s director said. Continue reading “US Army to Consider Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuel Options”

U.S. Army Researchers See Path to Quantum Computing at Room Temperature

U.S. Army researchers predict quantum computer circuits that will no longer need extremely cold temperatures to function could become a reality after about a decade. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers See Path to Quantum Computing at Room Temperature”

U.S. Army’s MEDHUB System Proven Effective for Operational Use

The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity’s Warfighter Health, Performance, and Evacuation Project Management Office initiated operational exercises in the fall of 2019 to assess the capabilities of its Medical Hands-free Unified Broadcast system, better known as MEDHUB, and the results were highly favorable. Continue reading “U.S. Army’s MEDHUB System Proven Effective for Operational Use”