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cloakingMetamaterial to bend sound around large objects could open up many other cloaking applications

Amanda D. Hanford, at Pennsylvania State University, is taking the introductory steps to make acoustic ground cloaks. These materials redirect approaching waves around an object without scattering the wave senergy, concealing the object from the sound waves. Potentially this could …

cloakingSaab has camouflage that works against infrared and radar for vehicles

The U.S. Army´s 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stationed in Vilsek, Germany, is now evaluating Saab’s Barracuda Mobile Camouflage System (MCS) on their Stryker fighting vehicles. This is the first field evaluation of the MCS conducted by the U.S. Army. The MCS, …

cloakingUS Air Force says unfocused and disjointed hypersonic development is losing to focused efforts in Russia and China

Here is a link to a 16 page unclassified Summary of A Threat to America’s Global Vigilance, Reach, and Power High-speed maneuvering weapons The U.S. lead in the technologies of high-speed flight is in question, particularly as it pertains to …

active cloakDARPA Robot submarine hunting ship boosts radar range by 6 times using parasail to put gear at 1500 feet altitude

DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program has developed and built a technology demonstration vessel that is currently undergoing open-water testing off the coast of California and recently set sail with its first payload: a prototype of …

antennasImplantable neural dust powered by ultrasound within a body

First in vivo tests demonstrate ultrasound can be used to wirelessly power and communicate with millimeter-scale devices surgically placed in muscles and nerves Therapeutic modulation of the activity of the body’s peripheral nervous system (PNS) holds a world of potential …

cloakingU.S. warship sails within 12 miles of Chinese-built island in South China Sea

A U.S. naval destroyer sailed early Tuesday within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea, a U.S. defense official said, in a direct challenge to China’s territorial claims. The USS Lassen, a …

3dEricsson mobile report confirms its smartphones, mobile video and mobile apps for everyone in the world

The Ericsson Mobility Report Mobile World Congress edition, February 2015 predicts continued growth in mobile subscriptions and traffic over the coming years. It also looks at the surging demand for mobile broadband, the growth in popularity of streaming video and …