Table of Contents: July 2017


SIGNAL July 2017UNMANNED SYSTEMS
Unmanned Systems the New Weapon for Terrorists
    JIDO fears that improvised threat devices may be the latest drone delivery packages.

Robots Ride Brain Waves of Innovation
    Linking minds to machines may make robotic systems faster, smarter and more precise.

The Rise of the Robot Force
    Industry adapts UGVs, now considered necessities, for the military and law enforcement.

ENERGY
A Clear Winner in Charge To Build Better Batteries
    Glass could displace liquid electrolytes in a new generation of faster-charging, longer-life cells.


Army Accelerates Cyber, EW Integration
    The service works to create a cultural shift and curb weaknesses as divides between disciplines disappear.

How the Hashtag Is Changing Warfare
    Armies of social media bots battle for hearts and minds online.

Man and Machine Marry to Fight Cyber Attacks
    Carbon and silicon make a good match to secure defense networks.

Military SSDs Are MVPs of Data Storage
    These solid-state drives meet rising demand for security features in defense applications.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Cyberthreats Galvanize Ambitious Executive Order

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Humans Are Holding Back Unmanned Systems

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
Innovation, Security Dominate NATO Challenges

INCOMING
I Just Wanna Cry Again, This Time Over Ransomware