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Aug. 14, 2018

Laboratory Technicians Examine Enemy Weaponry

The Forensic Exploitation Laboratory Central Command is one of the many facilities where enemy weapons such as IEDs are analyzed by highly trained and educated professionals in various disciplines of forensic science.

Aug. 7, 2018

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Become Mainstay of Wildland Firefighting

The MQ-9 Reaper drone has developed into a key asset in California’s fight against wildfires, including the Carr and Mendocino Complex Fires, which are currently burning in Northern California.

Aug. 6, 2018

Air Force Scientists Study Artificial Silk for Body Armor, Parachutes

Air Force researchers are working to develop a functional fiber that can be woven into sizeable, flexible fabrics and eventually be used in military body armor and parachutes.

Aug. 3, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Postgraduate Student Begins NASA Internship

The first Naval Postgraduate School student to land an internship at NASA, Navy Lt. Todd Coursey is opening the door for research on a new generation of fiber optic cables and expanding opportunities for other students.

July 25, 2018

Soldier Amputees Have More Options for Continued Service

Thanks to advances in modern medicine and the availability of well-made prosthetics, soldiers able to redeploy after an amputation have a number of options for continued military service.

July 18, 2018

Air Force Recruiters Learn About Innovations for Next-Gen Special Ops Airmen

A new Air Force course seeks to prepare the next generation of aspiring special operators and create fitter, stronger, more resilient warfighters by introducing them to the rigors of their chosen career fields.

July 11, 2018

DoD IT Efforts Focus on Warfighter, Competitive Edge, CIO Says

Today's warfighter needs access to intelligence and communication to enable quick decision-making and maintain a competitive edge, and the Defense Department's information technology efforts are focused on maintaining this edge and supporting national defense priorities, DoD’s chief information officer said.

July 3, 2018

West Point Promotes STEM Learning in South Africa

Representatives of the U.S. Military Academy promoted science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning to 70 gifted South African students in partnership with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

June 28, 2018

Building the Future, One RoboBoat at a Time

Teams of students from 13 schools representing six countries tested their engineering skills by deploying autonomous boats during the 11th annual International RoboBoat Competition.

June 27, 2018

Soldiers Train to Detect, Defend Against Electronic Warfare

Knowing your location and the location of the enemy is paramount on the battlefield, and with the advent of satellites and GPS, soldiers can pinpoint their positions down to the meter. But what happens when that signal is jammed?

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