1. cageymaru

    The RDECOM Research Laboratory Reveals Its Top 10 Technology Advances of 2018

    The RDECOM Research Laboratory is the Army's corporate research lab (ARL) that has a stated mission to "discover, innovate and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power." Dr. Alexander Kott is the lab's chief scientist and he has handpicked the top 10 "coolest"...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    US Army is Investigating a Quad Bore Rifle

    The army abandoned their search for an M16 replacement last year, but a man working out of his garage in Colorado Springs snapped them out of that hiatus. Martin Grier's "ribbon gun" features 4 6mm bores carved out of a single steel barrel, and special ammunition blocks fired by electromagnetic...
  3. DooKey

    10th Mountain Division Selected to Begin Testing ONYX Exoskeleton System

    The Army's 10th Mountain Division is going to start testing the Lockheed Martin ONYX exoskeleton system. This system is designed to help soldiers carry heavy loads and reduce their fatigue while doing so. The exoskeleton testing will begin with fit and comfort before it moves on to...
  4. DooKey

    The U.S. Army Is Turning to Robot Soldiers

    Bloomberg is reporting that the U.S. Army is going to spent almost $1B over the next few years to buy robots that will complement human soldiers on the battlefield. For the most part that means robots that detect NBC agents, scout, and take care of IED duties. However, the Army's project manager...
  5. DooKey

    Army and Marines Developing On-Demand 3-D Printed Drones

    The Army and Marines have teamed up to develop a new drone technology that allows them to 3-D print a custom drone close to the edge of the battlefield. The plan is to have a catalog of different drones available and then the soldier/marine selects what he needs for the mission and then begins...