An explosive ordnance disposal specialist with the U.S. Army credits a popular treasure-hunting game called geocaching for his keen eye and ability to seek out improvised explosive devices.
Part of the USS Cole has found new life in a field in New Jersey. Engineers at the Vice Adm. James H. Doyle Jr. Combat System Engineering Development Site (CSEDS) Aegis Technical Representative (TECHREP) in Moorestown refurbished the SPY-1B/D antenna that was installed on the ship when it was attacked by terrorists in 2000.
The C4ISR community's clamor for a reduction of under-the-desk hardware should soon be answered. AFRL officials are working on a secure access to multiple networks, and an application to enable data sharing across those networks is close behind.
Great minds will converge in one laboratory to create platforms with minds of their own. After decades as the birthplace of unmanned systems, the Naval Research Laboratory is building a new facility where researchers from many disciplines can collaborate. Their focus will be on building, testing and evaluating autonomous machines that could stand shoulder-to-shoulder with warfighters.
Building Blocks for Computer Vision
While anecdotes abound about job opportunities lost over something posted online, new research reveals that the risk is greater than previously known. One survey revealed that 70 percent of recruiters have eliminated a candidate based on online text, photos or videos.
Advances in cyberspace and missile technology are extending China’s military reach.
The U.S. Army received a prototype that will eventually integrate current and future air and missile defense capabilities into one overall command and control (C2) system.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is evaluating three smart phone-based Pashto and Dari language translation devices the U.S. Defense Department is developing for use in Afghanistan.
Computer companies reveal how much energy office equipment wastes when it is left running overnight.
Headborne Energy Analysis and Diagnostic System Generation II
Service introduces Prophet Enhanced system into the field at lightning speed under ISR surge.
The U.S. Army and Air Force are on the same page- saving time and money by sharing one geospatial data network.
In a headline-driven nation where the death of Anna Nicole Smith bumps video of a battle in Baghdad off the news, a roundtable program from the U.S. Defense Department’s Emerging Media Directorate engages bloggers and downrange commanders in rich conversation.
Soldiers’ Wearable C4 Platform