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Army Tests Lightweight Machine Gun
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5/30/2012  12 comments
The Army has contracted with Textron Systems to design a lighter-weight machine gun than the one currently used in Afghanistan.
Sensor-Laden T-Shirt Sweats Workout Details
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5/29/2012  14 comments
A team of students at Northeastern University in Boston has combined medical and Web-based technologies to create an intelligent T-shirt that can dynamically track a person's activity level.
Sensors Determine Effects of Explosions on Military Personnel
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5/25/2012  12 comments
The Department of Defense is testing a device meant to gauge the effects of bomb or shrapnel blasts.
Sensor Monitors Patients' Health in the Cloud
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5/24/2012  11 comments
A new device connects to a cloud-based system to wirelessly monitor a patient's condition even when they are not in a hospital or doctor's office.
Boeing's Engine Fan Upgrade Maximizes Efficiency
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5/23/2012  10 comments
Boeing continues to tweak the design of its 737 Max to add fuel efficiency to the next-generation jetliner with a change in the size of fan on the plane’s CFM LEAP-1B engine.
Army's Rocket-Intercept System Hits the Mark
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5/22/2012  17 comments
A next-generation guided ammunition system for intercepting enemy fire that Lockheed Martin is developing for the Army has hit its targets in an initial series of tests by the company.
Web Apps Help Police Coastal Waters
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5/21/2012  11 comments
The Department of Defense and the Office of Naval Research are funding the design of Web applications that will help protect and police coastal waters.
DARPA Device Cleans Wounded Soldiers' Blood
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5/18/2012  11 comments
The Department of Defense is designing a device that can virtually cure sepsis, an often fatal blood infection to which soldiers injured on the battlefield are prone.
Renewable Energy Grids Power Soldiers
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5/17/2012  13 comments
The Army is exploring new designs to get power to soldiers using renewable forms of energy.
Disposable Satellite System Sees Soldiers
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5/16/2012  19 comments
DARPA's SeeMe program will allow soldiers to communicate directly with satellites using handheld devices that will give them location information and images.
Boeing iPad App Chronicles Aviation Innovation
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5/15/2012  9 comments
Boeing has designed and released its own custom iPad application, leveraging Apple’s tablet device to show off decades of aerospace design to a new generation of tech-savvy mobile users.
Prosthetic Limbs Mimic Soldiers' Movements
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5/14/2012  10 comments
The Army is working with the medical prosthetics industry to provide more flexible and customized prosthetic limbs for wounded soldiers.
Wearable Batteries Unburden Soldiers
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5/11/2012  19 comments
Batteries are the latest item the US military is seeking to create out of lighter materials to reduce the burden soldiers carry in the field.
NASA Will Use Cereal & Crayons to Test Engine Sensors
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5/9/2012  19 comments
The US Air Force's C-17 will undergo health monitoring tests to create a new sensor system for early diagnosis of engine problems.
NASA Explores Humanoid Robot Design
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5/8/2012  15 comments
NASA is exploring the potential for human robot design with Robonaut 2, a humanoid machine currently assisting astronauts on the International Space Station.
Military Designs Artillery Shells With Reactive Materials
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5/7/2012  12 comments
The Army's Advanced Materials Lab wants to use structured reactive materials to increase the destructive power of shells.
'Ironman' Ammunition Carrier Lightens Soldiers' Loads
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5/4/2012  8 comments
Army soldiers have been inspired by the film Predator to design a backpack-like ammunition-feeding system to lighten the load in combat.
Army Concept Vehicle Can Double as Electricity Generator
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5/3/2012  10 comments
A new Army concept combat vehicle maximizes fuel efficiency and can generate power in remote areas.
Navy Provides Sneak Peek of Next-Gen Warship
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5/2/2012  22 comments
The next-generation Navy warship, the DDG 1002 Zumwalk Class Warship, is being designed and built by General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works. It is expected to go on line in fiscal 2018.
Uniform Would Detect Wounds on the Battlefield
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5/1/2012  15 comments
The DoD is looking for a small business to design an intelligent soldier uniform that can monitor overall health and identify if and where a soldier has been wounded.


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