Tag Archives: US Army

Military-Funded Research Creates Product to Stop Critical Bleeding; Joe Lichtenhan Quoted

StatBond

The Defense Health Agency (DHS) funds an effort to develop new medical technology designed to prevent battlefield hemorrhages without the need for wound compression. The StatBond chemical product can stop blood outflows via deep wound entry and immediate suppression. The team also considers StatBond's potential as a treatment for eye injuries, lung punctures and other cases where fluid loss is a threat.

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Army Finances Academic Micro-Laser Research to Boost Military Communications; James Joseph Quoted

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The U.S. Army has funded scientists from Duke University and the University of Pennsylvania to study how micro-lasers can accelerate military communications and data transmission. The photonics research team developed two-dimensional arrays of micro-lasers designed to collectively surpass the power density of a single micro-laser while maintaining the same stability. 

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Army Experiments With Adaptive Exoskeleton Tech; Cortney Bradford Quoted

Exoskeleton Tech

Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has launched an effort to study how autonomous exoskeleton technology can adapt to soldier users. The study aimed to identify brain and muscle signals, walking performance metrics and movement profiles that can be used to track an individual's state when using an exoskeleton, the Army said Tuesday.

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Army Partners With Academia to Develop Soldier-to-Robot Communication System; Felix Gervits Quoted

Robot Communication

Army Research Laboratory (ARL) worked with the University of Southern California (USC) to study how soldiers would communicate with autonomous robots. The Army said Monday it worked with the Institute for Creative Technologies, USC-hosted research center funded by the Department of Defense, to prototype the Joint Understanding and Dialogue Interface (JUDI) system.

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Army Researchers See Potential of Low-Cost Tech in Dynamic Threat Training; Eric Holder Quoted

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Army Research Laboratory (ARL) wants the service to use low-cost threat simulation technologies that train warfighters to address dynamic threats. ARL believes low-cost threat emitters can work with existing, similar technologies that support training and research at Fort Huachuca's Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and other military sites. These emitters simulate a battlefield with dynamic scenarios.

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Army Eyes Mid-Range Capacity for Lockheed-Built Precision Strike Missile

Next Generation

The U.S. Army plans to conduct four long-range exercises of the Lockheed Martin-built precision strike missile this year in a push to develop the weapon’s firing capacity. In March 2020, Lockheed was named as the final participant in the Army’s PrSM prototyping initiative. PrSM is slated for deployment in 2023.

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Army Research Laboratory Demos Drone’s Autonomous Landing on Unmanned Ground Vehicle; Stephen Nogar Quoted

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Researchers with the U.S. Army developed and demonstrated a method through which unmanned aircraft systems may autonomously land on unmanned ground vehicles. The team from Army Research Laboratory (ARL) aimed to demonstrate this landing approach without reliance on GPS systems. Nogar said GPS is easily disrupted, and therefore must not be relied on by unmanned aircraft.

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Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office Transitions Into Field Operating Agency; Raj Iyer Quoted

Raj Iyer

The U.S. Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office has transitioned away from its former name and is now operating as the Enterprise Cloud Management Agency (ECMA), the Army Chief Information Officer said in a tweet Monday. ECMA will act as a field operating agency of the Army CIO's office and continue under the leadership of Paul Puckett.

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Army to Stand up Centers for All-Domain Weapon Planning

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The U.S. Army will establish facilities for data sharing to help the military integrate multiple weapon systems for all-domain operations. The service branch aims for the All-Domain Operation Centers to boost the precision, range and deployment speeds of weapon systems. Joint Base Lewis-McChord houses the task forces through which the ADOCs will operate.

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Army’s Lori Mongold: Enterprise Data Management, Cloud Key to Remaining Ahead of Adversaries

Data Classification

Lori Mongold, chief of strategic operations enterprise at the U.S Army Management Office, said she expects the service to prioritize enterprise-level data and cloud strategies within five years. Mongold told the publication in an interview aired Thursday that she envisions the Army to develop its abilities to execute seamless data management and stay ahead of adversaries in that domain.

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