Tag: US Army

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”

Smart Sensor Network Helps Redirect Missile

The U.S. Army successfully tested its ability to redirect munitions in flight Aug. 28 in an experiment over the Mohave Desert involving an unmanned aircraft, smart sensors and artificial intelligence. Continue reading “Smart Sensor Network Helps Redirect Missile”

Engineered Viruses Could Protect Soldiers, Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. U.S Army scientists have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance. Continue reading “Engineered Viruses Could Protect Soldiers, Fight Antibiotic Resistance”

U.S. Army Project Brings Quantum Internet Closer to Reality

A U.S. Army research result brings the quantum internet a step closer. Such an internet could offer the military security, sensing and timekeeping capabilities not possible with traditional networking approaches. Continue reading “U.S. Army Project Brings Quantum Internet Closer to Reality”

U.S. Army Demos Prototype Manned Fighting Vehicle Teamed with Robotic Combat Vehicle Platoon

Tomorrow’s battlefield won’t be limited to direct enemy fire. It’s expected to be a hyperactive environment of cyber and electronic warfare where warfighters are contested the minute they leave a start-point to the minute they arrive on the objective. As this activity increases, so does the risk. Continue reading “U.S. Army Demos Prototype Manned Fighting Vehicle Teamed with Robotic Combat Vehicle Platoon”

U.S. Army Futures Enhances Small-Arms Weapons Through Optimized Power Sources

The U.S. Army Futures Command, or AFC, is helping to make Soldiers more lethal and agile by developing a centralized power source for the targeting technologies on small-arms weapons. Continue reading “U.S. Army Futures Enhances Small-Arms Weapons Through Optimized Power Sources”

Revolutionary Way to Bend Metals Could Lead to Stronger Military Vehicles

A U.S. Army project discovery has upended previous notions about how metals deform and could help guide the creation of stronger, more durable materials for military vehicles. Continue reading “Revolutionary Way to Bend Metals Could Lead to Stronger Military Vehicles”

Innovative AI System Could Help Make U.S. Army Fuel Cells More Efficient

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”