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  • Emerging Technologies

    October 2018

    Editor's Notes: A Dangerous New Class of Weapons Emerges

    Victims of this apparent attack first heard a mysterious sound seemingly emanating from their own ears. Pain, feelings of vertigo, nausea ensued and later some were diagnosed with neurological damage.
  • CBRN

    September 2018

    EXCLUSIVE: Doctors Reveal Details of Neuro-Weapon Attacks in Havana

    Directed energy weapons intended to disrupt or damage their victims’ brains were the most likely source of a series of mysterious attacks singling out U.S. personnel assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Cuba in 2017, three doctors involved in the investigation have told National Defense in exclusive interviews.
  • Research and Development

    September 2018

    DARPA at 60: Director Lays Out Vision for Agency’s Future

    The director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said in order for the organization to meet the high expectations of the nation, and to uphold its reputation as a purveyor of cutting edge technology it must evolve.
  • Emerging Technologies

    August 2018

    Industry Gung-Ho on Hypersonics Business

    Defense industry executives see hypersonic weapons as an increasingly lucrative business opportunity as the Pentagon pumps more funding into its initiatives.
  • Emerging Technologies

    August 2018

    Pentagon ‘All-In’ on Developing Hypersonics

    With threats looming from Russia and China, the Defense Department is “all-in” on the development of new hypersonic weapons which can travel at speeds of Mach 5 or higher, said a top Pentagon official Aug. 22.
  • Research and Development

    August 2018

    R&D Special Report: Federally Funded Research Labs

    By National Defense Staff
    National Defense Magazine asked research laboratories involved in national security programs: “What is your organization’s number one R&D ‘big bet,’ (in other words: a high-risk, high-reward technology investment) that you believe will have the biggest payoff for those in the military or national security realm? Why? And in what ways do you think it will benefit the end users?”
  • Space

    August 2018

    Pentagon Looking to Thwart Hypersonic Weapons with Commercial Satellites

    By Sonja Jordan
    The Defense Department could use commercial satellites to help defend against enemy hypersonics, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Aug. 10.
  • Missile Defense

    August 2018

    Company to Develop Prototype to Counter Shoulder-Fired Missiles

    By Sonja Jordan
    Photo-Sonics Inc., a Chatsworth, California-based technology company, was recently awarded a rapid prototyping contract which will help pilots defend against threats such as shoulder-fired missiles, which can take down helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
  • Aviation

    August 2018

    BISim Awarded Contract for New Flight Simulation Equipment

    By Sonja Jordan
    The Navy recently selected Bohemia Interactive Simulations to develop new air crew technology that leverages virtual and augmented technologies to provide shorter and more cost-effective pilot training, said one company official.
  • Emerging Technologies

    August 2018

    Booz Allen Wins $885 Million AI Contract

    Booz Allen Hamilton was recently awarded a major contract to develop new machine learning techniques for the government.
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