Technology

Army Seeks Potential Target Defeat Tech Support Sources

The U.S. Army wants information on vendors that can help the service plan, execute and evaluate tests on a class of military systems designed to neutralize adversarial warfighting assets. In a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday, the Army said it also needs support to investigate combustion reactions of vehicle stopping technologies; conduct model-based engineering …

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NASA Officials Visit BWXT for Tech Progress Monitoring

Officials from NASA‘s Space Technology Mission Directorate have visited BWX Technologies‘ facility in Lynchburg, Va. to monitor progress on the company’s nuclear thermal propulsion technologies. Jim Reuter, acting associate administrator of NASA STMD, observed BWXT’s year-long progress on NTP projects that may support a future manned Mars mission, the company …

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Honeywell, Army Test Helmet-Mounted Vision System in Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The U.S. Army has partnered with Honeywell to test a prototype virtual window technology on board the service’s Bradley fighting vehicle platform. Honeywell developed the vision system that integrates augmented and virtual reality functions with a helmet-mounted display as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program, the company said Monday. The system, dubbed …

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Alion to Support Army Futures Command in Technology Prototyping Effort; Steve Schorer Quoted

Alion Science and Technology has received a $49.8M contract to support the Army Futures Command in developing prototypes of military technologies using resources from public and private sector entities and academic institutions. The company said Monday it will assist the command’s Army Applications Lab in curating systems and techniques needed …

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