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  • Engineered viruses could protect Soldiers, fight antibiotic resistance

    October 09, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Oct. 9, 2019) -- Antibiotic resistance is a one of the world's most pressing public health problems. Scientists working on an Army project have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance. Bacteriophage, a virus that infects and replicates within bacteria, kill bacteria through...

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  • Army bio-inspired theoretical research may make robots more effective on the future battlefield

    October 08, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 8, 2019) -- In an effort to make robots more effective and versatile teammates for Soldiers in combat, Army researchers are on a mission to understand the value of the molecular living functionality of muscle, and the fundamental mechanics that would need to be replicated in order to artificially achieve the capabilities arising from the proteins...

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  • Army researchers test human-like robots

    October 04, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 3, 2019) -- Army researchers tested ground robots performing military-style exercises, much like Soldier counterparts, at a robotics testing site in Pennsylvania recently as part of a 10-year research project designed to push the research boundaries in robotics and autonomy. RoMan, short for Robotic Manipulator, is a tracked robot that...

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  • Visiting professor collaborates with researchers on artificial muscles

    October 03, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 3, 2019) -- The Army's corporate research laboratory recently hosted a professor from Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering to collaborate on chemically-powered artificial muscles for the future Soldier. Professor Daniel Hallinan spent 10 weeks at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army...

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  • Army researchers share innovative projects, insights at early career symposium

    October 02, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 2, 2019) -- The U.S. Army's corporate research laboratory recently held its annual Postdoc and Early Career Research Symposium, highlighting the impactful work of postdocs and early career researchers who are driving foundational research for future Army needs. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory's...

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  • Army researchers work toward enhanced quantum secure networks

    October 01, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 1, 2019) -- Army scientists have proposed a promising architecture for creating quantum secure networks using realistic quantum memories that will provide future Soldiers with tactical advantages on the battlefield. Quantum secure networks use entanglement between the network nodes for secure communications. The security of the data-in-transit...

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  • Army project brings quantum internet closer to reality

    September 26, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Sept. 26, 2019) - A U.S. Army research result brings the quantum internet a step closer. Such an internet could offer the military security, sensing and timekeeping capabilities not possible with traditional networking approaches. The U.S. Army's Combat Capability Development's Army Research Laboratory's Center for Distributed...

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  • Army researchers demonstrate next-generation information integration platform at international event

    September 25, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Sept. 25, 2019) -- The Army requires transparent interoperability at the speed of tactical relevance and U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory is evaluating next-generation approaches for battlefield system interoperability in joint, coalition and multi-domain operational contexts. Interoperability remains...

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  • Researchers join forces; experiment with latest technologies to support future military operations

    September 19, 2019

    ADELPHI, MD. (September 19, 2019) -- Supporting future military operations in challenging urban environments was a recent topic in New York City. The United States hosted multiple teams of scientists and engineers from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom for the Technical Cooperation Program Contested Urban Environment, or TTCP CUE 2019, strategic...

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  • Shape-shifting robots built from smarticles could navigate Army operations

    September 18, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Sept. 18, 2019) -- A U.S. Army project took a new approach to developing robots - researchers built robots entirely from smaller robots known as smarticles, unlocking the principles of a potentially new locomotion technique. Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology and Northwestern University published their findings in...

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  • New lithium battery design could mean lighter, safer batteries for Soldiers

    September 18, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Sept. 18, 2019) - Less expensive, lighter and safer batteries are a vital need for warfighters; a new Army project may offer a solution. The growing popularity of lithium-ion batteries in recent years has put a strain on the world's supply of cobalt and nickel - two metals integral to current battery designs - and sent prices...

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  • Army research uncovers law-like progression of weapons technologies--from a crossbowman to a tank

    September 18, 2019

    ADELPHI, MD. (September 16, 2019) -- Anticipating the technology and weapon systems of our future Army might not be entirely daunting, new Army research finds. Trends in the progression of weapon systems from the early crossbowman to a musket to a military tank might help predict our future systems, according to a new study to be published in the Journal...

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Last Update / Reviewed: October 17, 2019