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4-Tube Night Vision Goggles

2020-04-28T18:13:21-04:00

Many US Special Operations Forces (SOF) operations happen under the cover of night. American’s elite warriors employ various electronic equipment to let them see into the shadows. These include thermal imagers and image-intensifying 4-tube night vision goggles (NVG). […]

4-Tube Night Vision Goggles2020-04-28T18:13:21-04:00

Precision Lenses and Detecting Counterfeits

2020-04-28T18:13:37-04:00

As technology increases, the art of counterfeiting increases. The digital technology revolution has had a profound effect on counterfeiting technology. Each of the three major steps involved in digital imaging technology is used in counterfeiting: (1) acquiring the image, (2) processing the image, and (3) printing the image. When we [...]

Precision Lenses and Detecting Counterfeits2020-04-28T18:13:37-04:00

CHemCam – identifying and targeting rocks

2020-04-28T18:13:37-04:00

CHemCam - identifying and targeting rocks - laser technology/laser lenses  On August 5th, 2016, NASA’s newest rover arrived on Mars carrying a host of state-of-the-art instruments, including the head-mounted, rock-zapping lazer called ChemCham. Chemistry and Camera complex (ChemCam) is a suite of remote sensing instruments on Mars for the Curiosity [...]

CHemCam – identifying and targeting rocks2020-04-28T18:13:37-04:00

Autonomous Underwater Munitions and Explosives of Concern Detection System

2020-04-28T18:13:38-04:00

During this time of vigilance against terrorist activity, in situ detection and testing of seawater for trace levels of explosives is a high priority of the Navy and the DoD, both for protection of U.S. personnel and assets and for environmental monitoring of Navy-patrolled littoral waters. NRL has immersed itself [...]

Autonomous Underwater Munitions and Explosives of Concern Detection System2020-04-28T18:13:38-04:00

Off-the-Shelf Optical System Designs

2020-04-28T17:56:17-04:00

Manufacturers understand they can save money on the lens manufacture process if they can utilize commercial off the shelf (COTS) products. In many areas of military design and government agencies, this COTS model is being adopted because it is a cost saving measure. The key factor to making this a [...]

Off-the-Shelf Optical System Designs2020-04-28T17:56:17-04:00

Eye-Safe Laser Aircraft Tracking Devices Developed

2020-04-28T17:56:18-04:00

Researchers in the UK have been working on a tracking system that is based on eye-safe lasers to enable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), aircraft and satellites to transmit data to ground stations quickly, security and efficiently. The concept has been tested successfully in-flight. The system, which aims a laser designed [...]

Eye-Safe Laser Aircraft Tracking Devices Developed2020-04-28T17:56:18-04:00

Navigation Equipment For Ships And Submarines Continue To Advance

2020-04-28T17:56:24-04:00

In decades past, the navigation of ships, submarines and other sea-faring vessels was performed by steering toward the stars or navigating using the moon or the sun. Today’s ship navigation officers have highly advanced navigational equipment at hand that make the sea journey safer and smoother. Here are a few [...]

Navigation Equipment For Ships And Submarines Continue To Advance2020-04-28T17:56:24-04:00