Technology

VIDEO: Tactical Augmented Reality

Tactical Augmented Reality provides sensor imagery with integrated mapping, navigation and 3D surface models for greatly enhanced operational maneuver and fires. This capability increases the Soldier’s ability to maneuver the battlefield and enhances survivability in dangerous operations.

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VIDEO: Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) Phase 2/3 Concept Video

DARPA has selected The Boeing Company to complete advanced design work for the Agency’s Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program, which aims to build and fly the first of an entirely new class of hypersonic aircraft that would bolster national security by providing short-notice, low-cost access to space. The program aims to …

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VIDEO: The Drone Swarm

The Defense Department successfully demonstrated one of the world’s largest micro-drone swarms at China Lake, Calif., in October. The micro-drones demonstrated advanced swarm behaviors such as collective decision-making, adaptive formation flying and self-healing.

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VIDEO: Lockheed Martin Conducts First Underwater Unmanned Aircraft Launch from Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

Lockheed Martin successfully launches Vector Hawk, a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during a cross-domain command and control event hosted by the U.S. Navy. In addition to Marlin and Vector Hawk, the Submaran, an unmanned surface vehicle (USV) developed by …

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PODCAST: Navigating Cloud Choices in Government

Information technology approaches in the public sector are changing fast. Cloud computing is driving much of that change. More enterprise applications are going to the cloud. But because they must continue to operate legacy applications, agencies are creating hybrid infrastructures consisting of their own data centers, shared tenancy clouds, and …

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VIDEO: DoD Lab Day 2017: US Naval Research Lab’s Gillman on Dusty Plasma

Eric Gillman, research physicist at the US Naval Research Laboratory, discusses dusty plasma, its potential applications for defense innovation, “Big Bang Theory” and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian during DoD Lab Day 2017 at the Pentagon on May 18, 2017.

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VIDEO: Airborne 05.19.17: Boeing T-X, WomenVenture 2017, BE-4 Rocket Test

Boeing will assemble its T-X Air Force training jet at its St. Louis facility, if the aircraft is chosen to be the next Air Force primary trainer. The contract would support approximately 1,800 jobs in the region. If the Air Force chooses Boeing to help train pilots for generations to …

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VIDEO: DoD Lab Day 2017: US NRL’s Logan on Low-Cost, Ultra-Wideband Phased Array Antennas

Jack Logan, PhD, electrical engineer at the US Naval Research Laboratory, discusses low-cost, ultra-wideband phased array antennas and their potential applications for the US Navy with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian during DoD Lab Day 2017 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, on May 18, 2017.

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VIDEO: Exoskeleton Technologies

Lockheed Martin is using this year’s SOFIC exhibition to showcase its FORTIS exoskeleton technologies, which the company is developing in partnership with the US military.

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VIDEO: SEA Enhances Navy Simulator

SEA’s flight deck officer training capability is currently being used by the UK Royal Navy, and at ITEC the company is demonstrating further enhancements to the system that could be added to the current platform.

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