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Precision Lenses and Detecting Counterfeits


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 [...]

Precision Lenses and Detecting Counterfeits2024-01-29T09:32:16-05:00

CHemCam – Identifying and Targeting Rocks


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 [...]

CHemCam – Identifying and Targeting Rocks2023-10-26T15:22:22-04:00

Autonomous Underwater Munitions and Explosives of Concern Detection System


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 [...]

Autonomous Underwater Munitions and Explosives of Concern Detection System2023-10-26T11:59:16-04:00

Off-the-Shelf Optical System Designs


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 [...]

Off-the-Shelf Optical System Designs2023-10-26T12:30:45-04:00

Eye-Safe Laser Aircraft Tracking Devices Developed


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 [...]

Eye-Safe Laser Aircraft Tracking Devices Developed2023-10-26T15:56:13-04:00

Navigation Equipment For Ships And Submarines Continue To Advance


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 [...]

Navigation Equipment For Ships And Submarines Continue To Advance2023-10-26T12:27:34-04:00
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