Technology

Latest sensor upgrades boost recon vehicle capabilities

Posted March 25, 2019 by Shawn Nesaw

A snowy, frigid February morning didn't stop leaders and stakeholders from turning out to view the highly-anticipated Stryker Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade program demonstration.

Full Story »

Technology

New combat vehicle coating to increase Soldier survivability

Posted March 22, 2019 by Argie Sarantinos-Perrin

Army photograph Woodland tests were conducted in Florida on a Bradley fighting vehicle with a visual camouflage pattern using brown, black and green TALON paint. The ManTech program provided the necessary funding to work with industry to develop a process for manufacturing the paint. While Soldiers wear camouflage to blend into the environment, it is…

Full Story »

Technology

Virtual battlefield represents future of training

Posted January 16, 2019 by Jacqueline M. Hames and Margaret C. Roth

A four-man team of Soldiers sits in a nondescript building on Fort Belvoir, Va., each at his own desk, surrounded by three monitors that provide them individual, 3D views of an abandoned city.

Full Story »

Technology

Army to fuse laser technology onto air defense system

Posted October 24, 2018 by Joe Lacdan

Army photograph by 1st Lt. Robert Barney Lt. Col. Michael Berriman, squadron commander, 8-1 cavalry, 2-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, communicates to his command during a combined arms maneuver live-fire exercise at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Boise, Idaho, on Sept. 20, 2018. Army leaders plan to add laser technology to the Interim Maneuver Short-Range…

Full Story »

Technology

Army hosts competition to find next-generation technological advances

Posted October 5, 2018 by Dr. Bruce D. Jette

Recently, I have endeavored to reach out to traditionally non-defense small businesses that have never worked with the government but have great ideas and perhaps revolutionary innovations that could be of some benefit to the Army.

Full Story »

Technology

Army innovation through re-engineering

Posted October 4, 2018 by by Crystal Chadwick

In 1801, Eli Whitney disassembled 10muskets made from interchangeable parts, placed the parts in a big pile, and then reassembled ten muskets from parts picked at random, demonstrating the revolutionizing concept of interchangeable parts. In 1913, Henry Ford combines existing technologies to extend the concept of interchangeable parts to the manufacturing process itself, using a…

Full Story »

Technology

New Army technology guides Soldiers in complete darkness

Posted September 26, 2018 by

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Md., developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously undetectable.

Full Story »

Technology

Long-range precision fires modernization a joint effort, Army tech leader says

Posted August 24, 2018 by David Vergun

The Army's No. 1 modernization priority -- long-range precision fires -- is a collaborative science and technology effort between the Army and the other services, said Dr. Thomas Russell.

Full Story »

Technology

CERDEC unveils more than a dozen new technologies for mission command

Posted August 1, 2018 by Devon L. Suits

The Army unveiled 15 Soldier-vetted technologies here, July 18, all meant to improve command post infrastructure and capability.

Full Story »

Technology

Army researchers headed for development of high performance lightweight helmet

Posted June 6, 2018 by C. Todd Lopez

Army photograph by Lt. Col. John Hall Capt. Beverly Nordin and Command Sgt. Maj. James LaFratta, the 173rd Airborne Brigade Support Battalion, make decisions about the employment of heavy machine guns as their paratroopers conduct a base defense live fire in Slovenia, 2017. U.S. Army researchers are currently working on a helmet prototype that will…

Full Story »

 
 


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.