Smart phone technology is great, but not when you’re hiding from the enemy on a battlefield.
The US Navy is an enthusiastic supporter of 3D printing technology. Naval Air Systems Command has completed some test flights featuring 3D printed critical components. In May, 3D-printed parts for a MV-22 Osprey were used. The Osprey, which was fitted with a partially 3D printed engine nacelle, performed exactly as expected.
Most DoD civilians return to work this week and all furloughed federal workers look to receive back pay, but industry layoffs threaten and military recovery time grows. An emerging futures market based upon government outcomes may prove the best bet in town.
As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches the US takes precautions across the globe and schedules remembrances at home.
Investing in smarter drones could determine the future, which includes carriers no matter what, say Navy officials.
Pentagon slices five F-35s from fifth production lot to pay for cost overruns in the fourth lot.
A budget group examines the two parties’ positions in Super Committee negotiations.
Defense industry says state would be in top ten budget cut losers.
Most cuts will come from electronics division in Maryland.