June 21, 2017
Army Scientists Hope Space Experiment Unlocks Clues to Bone Healing
FORT DETRICK, Md. —
Scientists at the U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research at Fort Detrick, Maryland, are hoping to determine how bones heal in microgravity, based on an experiment that launched to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX in February and returned to earth aboard SpaceX's Dragon cargo craft in March.
June 14, 2017
DARPA Programs Create Defense Systems for Data, Networks
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's acting director said the internet is an infrastructure that supports all aspects of modern life and his organization is creating technology to protect U.S. data, networks and national security.
May 30, 2017
Defense Department Successfully Intercepts Missile in Test
The Defense Department successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target during a test of the ground-based midcourse defense element of the nation's ballistic missile defense system.
Defense Department Slates Missile-Intercept Test
The U.S. military is conducting a flight test to exercise the ground-based mid-course defense element of the nation's ballistic missile defense system.
May 19, 2017
Reconnaissance Aircraft Makes Historic Appearance at Northern Edge
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska —
This year, the distinctly black U-2S Dragon Lady reconnaissance aircraft from Beale Air Force Base, California, flew for the first time at Northern Edge at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and showcased the unique capabilities it can bring to the joint fight.
DoD Lab Day Features Innovative Warfighter Technologies
The Defense Department showcased new warfighter technologies, including self-driving boats and helmets that send instant messages, during the second biennial Lab Day.
May 18, 2017
DoD Lab Day Features Innovation Underlying U.S. Military Superiority
A Lab Day event showcased more than 80 exhibits of technical innovations developed by scientists and engineers who work in the defense laboratory enterprise's nationwide network of 63 defense labs, warfare centers and engineering centers.
May 17, 2017
Face of Defense: Army Officer Earns Federal Engineering Award
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii —
Army Maj. Andrew “Drew” Johannes is an accomplished military engineer and a recipient of the Federal Engineer of the Year Award, an annual award honoring the top engineers employed by federal agencies across the country. Johannes currently serves as the battalion executive officer of the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade in Hawaii.
May 3, 2017
Defense Innovation Maintains Military Overmatch Against Adversaries
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and other defense officials described some of the most advanced capabilities fueling U.S. military technical dominance during a Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing.
April 27, 2017
Air Force Weather Specialists Support Every Sortie
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan —
Air Force weather specialists at Kadena Air Base, Japan, employ their meteorological expertise to help ensure aircrews fly safely.