Content posted in June 2012
Secure Android OS Developed for Soldiers
With the use of smartphones and tablets becoming more prevalent across the armed forces, the DoD is concerned with securing these devices to keep classified or confidential information out of the hands of adversaries.
Navy Funds Development of Tool to Model Biofuel Performance
The Office of Naval Research has given researchers at the University of Wisconsin $2 million to create a tool that can model the performance of various biofuels as part of the military’s ongoing interest in using alternative energy sources to reduce dependency on traditional fossil fuels.
Army Boosts Battery Power but Not Weight
Army scientists have developed a new material that could enable lithium-ion batteries to perform at an unprecedented five volts as part of research to create improved power sources for the military.
Test Flights Start for Titanium-Blade Engine
Pratt & Whitney recently started flight tests of its PurePower PW1200G engine family. Like other engines in the PurePower Geared Turbofan engine program, the PW1217G's fan blades incorporate titanium, not composites.
Solar Cells Power Underwater Sensors
The US Navy is exploring the use of solar cells to power sensors underwater as part of research across the military to develop alternative, environmentally friendly, and efficient sources of energy.
Verizon's new cyber attack report outlines protection measures designed to the style of the attack.
A new test system could have a profound effect on the thermal reliability of power electronics in electric and hybrid vehicles.
Analog Devices Inc. has unveiled a radio transceiver and design environment that promises to dramatically reduce the time required to develop RF-based applications.
James Young's prosthetic arm doesn't just look it came from a video game ,it works like it comes from one, too, with features like Bluetooth, USB, and an attachable quadcopter.
Improved simulation and analysis tools are helping to develop more and better once-exotic alloys, plus good old aluminum, for lighter aerospace designs with less waste.
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