Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group has recently acquired a new Towed Acoustic Projector System (TAPS) that will significantly improve how the organisation conducts its underwater acoustic research. For many years, DST has been using its much larger 10 tonne sonar research projector system (SRP) to conduct experiments that require the transmission of sound waves underwater for sonar research, Australian Defense Ministry announced Thursday
Russias Saratov State University chemists have developed an air and vapor permeable membrane solution that can defend military personnel from chemical and biological weapons. The project was ordered by the Fund for Perspective Research
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will test the Agnostic Compact Demilitarization of Chemical Agents (ACDC) program technology scrubber with the Tactical Plasma Arc Chemical Warfare Agents Destruction System (PACWADS) against actual chemical warfare agents in the coming months. ACDC technology demonstrator is capable of removing bulk stores of chemical warfare agents (CWA) without creating any hazardous waste by-products
A Norwegian firm DDG has developed new bullets with shapes designed to create an air bubble (supercavitating) around it and carry it much further underwater. The DGG supercavitating bullets can travel a lot farther in the water,
Israeli scientists at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem have developed a new system that uses a combination of lasers and glowing bacteria for remote landmine detection. Writing in the journal Nature Biotechnology, the researchers presented a novel, functional system combining lasers and bacteria to remotely map the location of buried landmines and unexploded ordnance
US Military Health System officials are working on lenses that can block the light that blocks the brains production of melatonin to help prevent sleep deprivation. “Sleep deprivation has been a significant and well-documented issue for service members,” said Navy Cmdr
Indias Samtel Avionics and South Koreas Hanwha Systems are planning to set up joint venture to manufacture products of avionics and military applications under ‘Make in India. The joint venture is aimed at manufacturing military electronics and optronics across multiple platforms, such as missile electronics, rockets, guided missile and laser-guided bombs
Kraken will be awarded a non-refundable financial contribution of up to $1.4 million from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) for underwater robotics program
A six-limbed spider robot will soon work in Japans Hiroshima to help decommission the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant
Does fuel cell technology has the potential to replace gasoline-based engines to drive armoured vehicles and naval vessels. General Motors (GM) and Honda on 30 January announced a Fuel Cell System Manufacturing (FCSM) joint venture to mass produce hydrogen fuel cell systems for each company's future offerings
Russia has planned to equip its Strategic Missile Forces with 1500 camouflage kits in 2017, with the priority given to Topol-class Intercontinental ballistic missile-launching units. The nuclear forces will receive up to 1,500 kits for their mobile missile units, " 15 times more" than they did in 2013
Elbit Systems has won a $17 million contract to supply multi spectral BrightNite system that enables helicopter pilots to fly in a Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) and during more than 90 per cent of the night, to an air force in a NATO country. The contract will be performed over a thirty-month period, the company announced today
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