Tag: US DOD

U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Developing Space Solar Power Beaming

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL) is developing space-based solar power transmission capability using high-efficiency solar cells to collect the sun’s energy, convert it to radio frequency, and beam it to earth. Continue reading “U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Developing Space Solar Power Beaming”

U.S. DOD Announces Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for 5G Technology

The U.S. Department of Defense today announced that in November it will issue a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) focused on large-scale experimentation and prototyping of 5G technologies. Continue reading “U.S. DOD Announces Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for 5G Technology”

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”

The James Bond of Polymers Can Self-Destruct When Exposed To Sunlight

A polymer that self-destructs? While once a fictional idea, new polymers now exist that are rugged enough to ferry packages or sensors into hostile territory and vaporize immediately upon a military mission’s completion. Continue reading “The James Bond of Polymers Can Self-Destruct When Exposed To Sunlight”

Evolving Computers from Tools to Partners in Cyber-Physical System Design

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) systems and platforms are composed of numerous integrated cyber-physical subsystems, which create an enormous amount of complexity and makes their engineering a daunting task. Continue reading “Evolving Computers from Tools to Partners in Cyber-Physical System Design”