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View Resource Aurora Flight Sciences

Aurora Flight Sciences most recently made headlines with a test of its MarsFlyer, a prototype aircraft that, in its final version, will be used by NASA to gather information about the Red Planet's atmosphere. The company's Web site has information about this and many other specialized aircraft, as well as a video from the tail of the MarsFlyer as it was dropped from 100,000 feet. Specific...
View Resource InfoWorld: From the Battlefield to the Enterprise

The recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have demonstrated the effectiveness of many new technologies. Published on May 30, 2003, this series of special reports looks at the different technologies that were deployed to strengthen intelligence and military capability. The four categories examined are Communications, Security and Data Mining, Supply Chain and Logistics, and Robotics and Automation....
View Resource Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

Founded in March 2002, the Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN) is investigating the potential use of nanotechnology to improve the effectiveness of individual soldiers. The US Army is funding the research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which focuses on three main areas: "protection, performance enhancement, and injury intervention and cure." The ISN homepage has overviews...
View Resource National Missile Defense: What does it all Mean?

This online version of a 60-page Issue Brief from the Center for Defense Information is "designed to offer unbiased, in-depth, and up-to-date information on all aspects of the National Missile Defense (NMD) debate." The brief contains articles offering a history of ballistic missiles and the NMD -- including a chronology of US National Missile Defense programs, an assessment of the current missile...