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
Honeywells SmartRunway and SmartLanding system has received industry approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency for use on the Boeing 737 Next Generation airliner. The Boeings airliner is first aircraft approved to operate this technology in Europe
The US Navy's Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile has used a 3-D-printed missile component called the connector backshell during the recent test flights. The Navy recently conducted successful test flights (March 14 to 16) of three Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missiles built by Lockheed Martin
North Korea may have laid ground work to test its thermonuclear weapons at its Punggye-ri test site. According to a report by South Korea's Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) Defense Command, North has already started groundwork to develop thermonuclear weapons and may have already started producing a radioactive isotope of tritium necessary to build nuclear weapons, Yonhap news agency reported Sunday
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) plans to replace Global Positions Systems with Atomic Clocks with Enhanced Stability (ACES). “All of our modern communications, navigation and electronic warfare systems, as well as our intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, depend on accurate time-keeping,” said Lutwak, who will oversee the new program, called Atomic Clocks with Enhanced Stability (ACES) Wednesday in an official press release
US defense secretary announced $75 million funding to help a consortium of 162 companies to develop wearable technology to be worn by soldiers or molded onto the skin of an aircraft. Ashton Carter speaking at NASAs Ames Research Center Friday said, “Funding for the Obama administration's newest manufacturing institute would go to the FlexTech Alliance, a consortium of 162 companies, universities and other groups, from Boeing, Apple and Harvard, to Advantest Akron Polymer Systems and Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Russian KRET and foundation for advanced studies (FPI) are developing a phased array antenna on the principles radiofotoniki at an estimated cost of US$ 11.4 million (680 million rubles)
The US Navy is building a transparent bulletproof armor for vehicles and face shield using a moldable material. The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is also working on lighter weight bulletproof windows, with the development of a new, moldable material
BAE Systems graduate has developed an advanced new low cost time saving masking tape which can save costs up to US $70 million (£45 million) over the next two decades. The solution addresses a common problem of adhesive residue being left on engine parts when traditional heavy aluminum tape is peeled away, which can be time-consuming, damaging and costly to remove
Iran has been made to cap its nuclear fuel cycle at an almost minimum level (IAEA standards of 3-5 per cent) of 3.67 per cent enrichment of Uranium Hexaflouride in a gaseous and at five per cent enrichment of Uranium235 for use in nuclear power generation
The European Defense Agency (EDA) is investigating a new material, Graphene, for application including camouflage and composites. Graphene is a a new material with a range of lightweight, high strength, thermal and electrical conductivity and it is expected to lead improved applications for defence, the EDA announced Thursday
Russian Military Robots worked together a field unit performing various tasks such as firing weapons for the first time in a training drill, Russian media reported. Russia's Uran family of multirole battle robots have successfully passed military tests at the Novorossiysk proving grounds, RIA Novosti reported quoting an unnamed source
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