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Indonesia Military Cargo Plane Crashes in Medan, Dozens Dead

June 30, 2015 8:56 am | by Binsar Bakkara, Associated Press | News | Comments

An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of people ...

Communications-Electronics Command Cyber Training Range Launches

June 26, 2015 2:34 pm | by Douglas A. Solivan Sr., Logistics and Readiness Center, CECOM | News | Comments

To keep pace with training demands of the Army's growing cyber force, the U.S. Army...

System Links Army Networks with Allies, Agencies

June 26, 2015 2:22 pm | by David Vergun, U.S. Army | News | Comments

An orchestra sounds better if everyone's on the same sheet of music. Having everyone on the same...

On-Vehicle Atmosphere Cleaning Among 5 Patents This Week

June 26, 2015 2:12 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Blogs | Comments

Ozone is produced by a photochemical reaction between HC and NOx which are contained in exhaust...

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Army Test Fabric for New Warfighter Uniforms

June 25, 2015 2:36 pm | by ECBC Public Affairs | News | Comments

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is leading an effort to design a new warfighter uniform - with added protection against chemical warfare agents encountered in the field ...

Engineering Newswire 145: Lexus Unveils Hoverboard

June 25, 2015 10:33 am | by David Mantey, Melissa Fassbender, Kaylie Duffy | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re making it possible to see through semis, test-firing electromagnetic aircraft launch system, and rendering the wheel obsolete through hover conversion ...

Japan's Secret Navy Bunker Gives Glimpse of War's Final Days

June 25, 2015 10:33 am | by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | News | Comments

On a hillside overlooking an athletic field where high school students play volleyball, an inconspicuous entrance leads down a dusty, slippery slope — and seemingly back in time ...


Photos of the Day: The Mysterious NR-1 Submarine

June 25, 2015 10:07 am | by PD&D Staff | News | Comments

The NR-1 was a nuclear-powered ocean engineering and research submarine. It was built by the General Dynamics’ Electric Boat Division and first launched in 1969. Today, the submarine is ...

Navy Celebrates Once-Secret Sub Now on Display in Museum

June 25, 2015 10:03 am | by Stephen Singer, Associated Press | News | Comments

A once-secret submarine in U.S. military research and expeditions is being celebrated for its advanced technology, exploration of the ocean floor and role as a workhorse. The nuclear-powered NR-1 launched in ...

Fog Chamber Could Help Improve Security Cameras

June 24, 2015 2:08 pm | by Sandia National Laboratories | News | Comments

Fog can play a key role in cloaking military invasions and retreats and the actions of intruders. That’s why physical security experts seek to overcome fog, but it’s difficult to field test ...

Re-Purposed Chutes Save U.S. Army Money

June 24, 2015 2:02 pm | by USASOC News Service | News | Comments

We are becoming a disposable society; one where it is easier to buy a new printer then buying the expensive ink cartridges. The U.S. Army Special Operation Command, or USASOC, is joining that ...

Army Puts Gray Eagle, One System Remote Video Terminal Through Test

June 23, 2015 12:19 pm | by Sofia Bledsoe, Program Executive Office for Aviation | News | Comments

The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C Gray Eagle and Initial Test and Evaluation on the One System Remote Video Terminal at the National ...


Lasers Take Bomb Disposal to New Level

June 23, 2015 12:14 pm | by Carlotta Maneice, AMRDEC Public Affairs | News | Comments

The U.S. Army and Air Force are working together to develop mine-resistant, ambush-protected, or MRAP, vehicles with laser technology. Before, when the military wanted to disable a bomb ...

Engineering Newswire 144: Star Wars Hoverbike Coming to the Military

June 18, 2015 11:50 am | by David Mantey, Melissa Fassbender | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re using light to safely drive battery power, developing a Hoverbike for the military, and powering engines with evaporation ...

Stryker Brigade Tests Gray Eagle's Advanced Communications Gear

June 17, 2015 2:22 pm | by David Vergun | News | Comments

Soldiers have put the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, through its paces this month using advanced ground controls. The exercise, conducted at the ...

Major U.S. Army Network Modernization Program Moves to Full-Rate Production

June 17, 2015 2:20 pm | by PEO C3T Press Release | News | Comments

WIN-T Increment 2 is a critical part of the Army's tactical network modernization strategy and the backbone of its network capability sets. Combat vehicles integrated with WIN-T Increment 2 provide ...

Photos of the Day: Paris Air Show Displays Latest Tech

June 16, 2015 10:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Some 300,000 aviation professionals and spectators are expected at this week’s Paris Air Show, coming from around the world to make business deals and see dramatic displays of ...


Russia to Get 40 New Intercontinental Missiles This Year

June 16, 2015 10:05 am | by Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | News | Comments

Russia's military this year alone will receive 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of ...

Russia Steps Up Military Modernization, But at What Cost?

June 15, 2015 2:46 pm | by Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | News | Comments

It has a remote-controlled turret, it bristles with state-of-the-art defense systems and its computerized controls make driving it "feel like a video game." Russia's Armata tank, which ...

New Honeycomb-Inspired Design Delivers Superior Protection from Impact

June 15, 2015 2:14 pm | by University of Texas at Austin | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a groundbreaking new energy-absorbing structure to better withstand blunt and ballistic impact. The technology, called ...

Photos of the Day: Russia's New Armata Tank

June 15, 2015 9:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Armata, a centerpiece of President Vladimir Putin’s military modernization program, is expected to form the backbone of the nation's armed forces for years to come. It's designers say the machine may ...

Russia's New Armata Tank: Step Toward Fully Robotic Vehicles

June 15, 2015 9:54 am | by Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | News | Comments

Russia's new tank, the Armata, is expected to form the backbone of the nation's armed forces for years to come. Its designers say the new machine may evolve into a fully robotic vehicle that could ...

United Technologies Announces Exit from Helicopter Business

June 15, 2015 9:36 am | by Stephen Singer, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

United Technologies Corp. announced Monday it's shedding helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft as it focuses on high-technology products for the aerospace and building industries ...

Improved Method to Evaluate Protective Eyewear, Soft-Body Armor

June 12, 2015 12:08 pm | by Jane Benson, NSRDEC Public Affairs | News | Comments

Researchers, at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, have devised new, more operationally-relevant ways to evaluate protective eyewear ...

Latest Planes Descend on Paris as World's Largest Air Show Takes Off

June 12, 2015 12:01 pm | by GE Reports | News | Comments

The huge Paris Air Show starts at Le Bourget, just outside the French capital, this weekend. The world’s largest and longest-running aerospace trade gathering typically brings together ...

F-16 Durability Testing: 25,000 Hours & Counting

June 11, 2015 2:38 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

Lockheed Martin recently completed 25,000 hours of simulated flight time on an F-16C Block 50 aircraft, demonstrating the safety and durability of the F-16 well beyond the ...

Gray Eagle's Advanced Communications Gear Tested

June 11, 2015 2:31 pm | by David Vergun, U.S. Army | News | Comments

Soldiers have put the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, through its paces this month using advanced ground controls. The exercise, conducted at the National ...

Veterans Will Be First to Try Cyber Physical Therapy

June 11, 2015 1:51 pm | by National Science Foundation | News | Comments

The Internet has been transformational, changing how we communicate with friends and family, how we shop, and more recently, how we heal. Physical therapy is the latest treatment ...

Air Force Tech Report: E-3 Sentry

June 11, 2015 1:39 pm | by Air Force TV | Videos | Comments

The E-3 Sentry is a modified Boeing 707 commercial airframe with a rotating radar dome. Its mission is to be an airborne warning and control system, or AWACS ...

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