2018

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A Cell Line Sensitive to Foot and Mouth Disease Virus

Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) is perhaps the most devastating disease affecting livestock, costing billions of dollars annually. Seven strains of FMDV exist; all are highly contagious and can cause severe morbidity in livestock (cloven-hoofed animals). The disease causes economic loss...
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AF96 Low alloy high performance steel

High strength, high impact toughness steels are required in large quantities for many Air Force (AF) applications. Often crucial material properties include initial impact/shock-up survival, resistance to bending, and abrasive material losses, such as for high performance penetrating weapons,...
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AGWA Streamlines Burn Area Emergency Response (BAER) Efforts

Wildfires burn millions of acres annually, taking lives and property, and consuming billions of dollars in suppression costs. Interagency Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) teams conduct post-fire watershed assessments to identify and prioritize watershed treatments to stabilize threats and...
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Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Information Directorate is located in Central New York on the former Griffiss AFB. The Directorate does cutting-edge research to deliver advanced, affordable, information technologies to the Air Force and Department of Defense (DoD). The lab specializes in...
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Amorphous Bubble Bonding

Producing the strongest material with the lightest possible weight is a perpetual goal of materials science, and Navy inventors have succeeded in making stronger, lighter foams from millions of microscopic glass bubbles. A research team at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division (NSWC Corona...
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Android-based Team Awareness Kit – ATAK

The Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK, aka Android Tactical Assault Kit) is a profoundly useful software collaboration and communication situational awareness application that runs on an Android mobile operating system on a smartphone or a tablet. ATAK is an affordable, easy-to-use, secure, mobile,...
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Combat Diver Navigation Module

Military combat divers conduct underwater missions in hazardous conditions. Critical to mission success is accurate underwater navigation and staying within oxygen rebreather depth limits to prevent oxygen toxicity. Traditional compasses and depth gauges can be virtually useless in this zero-...

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