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Reversing power flow in LEDs could provide new way of cooling for electronics thermal management

Pentagon, tech industry look to artificial intelligence (AI) as crucial part of national security

From counter-sub to surface warfare: Navy builds two new large unmanned ships for surface attack

Lasers, Death Rays, and the Long, Strange Quest for the Ultimate Weapon: an interview with author Jeff Hecht

Federal budget to be released mid-March, Pentagon budget expected to be nearly $750 billion

Navy asks Boeing to build four long-endurance extra-large UUVs for long-range surveillance missions

Undersea warfare experts at the Boeing Co. are building four new extra-large unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) with the potential to undertake long-endurance missions to deploy sensors or other UUVs.

DARPA considers re-launching project to develop a space robot to repair and upgrade orbiting satellites

U.S. Military researchers are considering re-launching a program to develop a space robot for geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO) to repair, maintain, and upgrade satellites operating in this high-altitude and difficult-to-reach orbit.

Raytheon to provide NMT secure SATCOM for shipboard communications and computer networks $16.7 million deal

Shipboard communications experts at the Raytheon Co. will provide U.S. and allied naval forces with secure satellite communications (SATCOM) capability under terms of a $16.7 million order.

Bell Helicopter to supply 12 AH-1Z attack helicopters and electronic warfare (EW) avionics to Bahrain

Military helicopter designers at Bell Helicopter in Fort Worth, Texas, will build 12 new AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters and avionics for the government of Bahrain under terms of a $240.3 million foreign military sales order.

Army on the lookout for enabling technologies in tactical laser weapons for light combat vehicles

U.S. Army laser weapons experts are looking for companies able to provide compact, rugged, and modular enabling technologies for a new generation of high-energy laser weapons that could be mounted to light tactical combat vehicles.

BAE Systems to build APKWS II precision laser-guided smart munitions in $225 million order

The U.S. military is upgrading laser-guided rockets that enable fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to attack lightly armored vehicles, bunkers, field fortifications, cars, and trucks with electro-optical smart munitions.

Open-systems electronics standards for military embedded computing gaining money and traction

Three open-systems electronics standards for military embedded computing systems are gaining traction, and are starting to receive substantial money from U.S. defense acquisition programs, says a technology standards representative from the U.S. Navy.

Demand for OLED flexible displays for uses like wearable electronics to grow by 19 percent this year

Global demand for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays will grow by nearly 19 percent this year, rising from $25.5 billion in 2018 to $30.3 billion in 2019, predict analysts at market researcher IDTechEx in Cambridge, England.

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