Next Generation Nanotechnology Assembly Fabrication Methods: A Trend Forecast
Lt. Col. Vincent T. Jovene, Jr. Air War College, January 2008 (.pdf file).
Nonlethal Munitions (NLM) Expand Warfighter Capabilities
Fareed Choudhury. Army AL&T, January - March 2008 (.pdf file).
The Pentagon's Robots: Arming the Future
James Jay Carafano. The Heritage Foundation, 19 December 2007 (.pdf file).
Military Researchers Seek Ways to 'Interrogate' Buildings
Stew Magnuson. National Defense, December 2007.
What's Next for Ground Robots?
Grace Jean. National Defense, December 2007.
The Air Force in Silico - Computational Biology in 2025
Lt. Col. Christopher Coates. Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, November 2007 (.pdf file).
Electric Guns on Navy Ships: Not Yet on The Horizon
Grace Jean. National Defense, November 2007.
Convention in Peril? Riot Control Agents and the Chemical Weapons Ban
Kyle M. Ballard. Arms Control Today, September 2007.
Gun-Toting Ground Robots See Action in Iraqi Streets
Stew Magnuson. National Defense, September 2007.
Peter Buxbaum. Military Information Technology, 20 August 2007.
'Off the Rocker' and 'On the Floor': The Continued Development of Biochemical Incapacitating Weapons
Neil Davison. Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, August 2007 (.pdf file).
Future Computing and Cutting-Edge National Security
James Jay Carafano and Andrew Gudgel. The Heritage Foundation, 05 July 2007 (.pdf file).
The Contemporary Development of 'Non-Lethal' Weapons
Neil Davison. Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, May 2007 (.pdf file).
Exabytes for Defense
Cheryl Gerber. Military Information Technology, 08 March 2007.
Jeremy Singer. Air Force Magazine, March 2007.
Enhancing a Creative Technology Simulation
Signal Magazine, March 2007.
The Stealth Threat
Interview with K. Eric Drexler. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January/February 2007 (.pdf file).
Countering the Threat of Improvised Explosive Devices: Basic Research Opportunities, Abbreviated Version
Committee on Defeating Improvised Explosive Devices. National Academies Press, 2007.
Assessment of Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Technology for Detection and Identification of Concealed Explosives and Weapons
Committee on Assessment of Security Technologies for Transportation. National Academies Press, 2007.
Implications of Laser Weapons for Ground Combat Operations
Theodore G. Stroup, Jr. and Richard J. Dunn III. Landpower Essay, Institute of Land Warfare, December 2006 (.pdf file).
Energy and Force Transformation
Scott C. Buchanan. Joint Force Quarterly, July 2006 (.pdf file).
The Global Technology Revolution 2020, In-Depth Analyses: Bio/Nano/Materials/Information Trends, Drivers, Barriers, and Social Implications
Richard Silberglitt. RAND, 01 June 2006 (.pdf file).
Theoretical Blueprint For Invisibility Cloak Reported
Science Daily, 25 May 2006.
A Safer Weapon, With Risks
Jaimes Rainey. Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2006. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.
The Viability of Directed-Energy Weapons
Alane Kochems and Andrew Gudgel. The Heritage Foundation, 28 April 2006.
Naval Research Advisory Committee Report, April 2006 (.pdf file).
Pentagon Stays the Course with Laser Weapon
Jeremy Singer. Space.com, 22 March 2006. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.
Rods from God: Imagine a Bundle of Telephone Poles Hurtling Through Space at 7,000 mph
John Arquilla. San Francisco Chronicle, 12 March 2006.
America's New Ray Guns
Taylor Dinerman. The Space Review, 03 January 2006.
Defense Critical Technologies
Joint U.S. Defense Science Board and U.K. Defence Scientific Advisory Council Task Force, March 2006 (.pdf file).
The Promise and Perils of Synthetic Biology
Jonathan B. Tucker and RAymond A. Zilinskas. The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society, Spring 2006.
Robots Go to War
Preston Lerner. Popular Science Magazine, 01 January 2006.
The U.K.'s Search for an Incapacitating ('Non-Lethal') Chemical Agent in the 1960s
Malcolm Dando. University of Bradford, January 2006 (.pdf file).
Electrical Stun Weapons: Alternative To Lethal Force or a Compliance Tool?
Nick Lewer and Neil Davison. Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Bradford, January 2006 (.pdf file).
Robots Go to War
Preston Lerner. Popular Science, January 2006.
Cheap, High-Quality Night Vision
Kevin Bullis. Technology Enterprise, 2006.
The Global Technology Revolution 2020, In-Depth Analyses
Richard Silberglitt et al. RAND, 2006 (.pdf file).
Lessons Learned From the Development of the Fiber Optic Guided Missile
J. Daniel Sherman. Defense Acquisition Review Journal, 2006 (.pdf file).
Innovations from a Robot Rally
W. Wayt Gibbs. Scientific American, 26 December 2005.
Robotic Vehicles Give Glimpse Into the Future of Convoy Ops
Gordon Lubold. The Journal of Net-Centric Warfare, 19 December 2005.
U.S. Military Sets Laser PHASRs to Stun
Will Knight. NewScientist.com, 07 November 2005.
Non-Lethal Weapons: Saving Lives? - But Still Serious Areas of Concern
Nick Lewer and Neil Davison. Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Bradford, 26 October 2005 (.pdf file).
Operational Implications of Laser Weapons
Richard J. Dunn, III. Northrop Grumman Analysis Center, September 2005 (.pdf file).
US Testing Nonlethal Weapons Arsenal For Use In Iraq
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 5 August 2005. Posted on the Office of Force Transformation website.
The Sharper Image for Surveillance
Science & Technology (Lawrence Livermore Lab), June 2005.
Robots Take the Heat
Maryann Lawlor. Signal Magazine, March 2005 (.pdf file).
Bridging the Gap
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, February 2005 (.pdf file).
Military Reloads with Nanotech
John Gartner. Technology Review, 21 January 2005.
DARPATech 2005 : Proceedings
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 2005.
Nanotechnology for the Intelligence Community
National Academies Press, 2005.
Interfaces for Ground and Air Military Robots: Workshop Summary (2005)
National Academies Press, 2005.
Disruptive High-Energy Laser Technology
Sheldon Z. Meth. Presented at the conference "DARPATech 2005 - Powered by Ideas," sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 2005 (.pdf file).
The Enemy Beneath: Finding and Monitoring Unimproved Underground Facilities
Greg Duckworth. Presented at the conference "DARPATech 2005 - Powered by Ideas," sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 2005 (.pdf file).
Sheding Light on the Battlefield: Tactical Applications of Photonic Technology
Joseph N. Mait, et. al. Center for Technology and National Security Policy, NDU, November 2004 (.pdf file).
Nanotech: Is Small Scary?
Margaret E. Kosal. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 2004. Posted on the Stanford University website.
Directed Energy Weapons: Do We Have a Game Plan?
Timothy J. Lincoln. US Army Command and General Staff College, June 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).
Not So Fast, Not So Far
Paul Rogers. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May/June 2004.
Warfare by Remote Control
Roxana Tiron. National Defense Magazine, May 2004.
Whither High Energy Lasers?
Maj Gen Donald L. Lamberson, PhD (USAF, Retired), Col Edward Duff (USAF, Retired), Don Washburn, PhD, Lt Col Courtney Holmberg, PhD (USAF). Air & Space Power Journal, Spring 2004.
Foiled: Darpa Bots All Fall Down
Associated Press, 13 March 2004. Posted on the Wired News website.
Whither High Energy Lasers?
Donald L. Lamberson, et al. Air & Space Power Journal, 01 March 2004.
Nonlethal Weapons and Capabilities
Graham T. Allison, Paul X. Kelley, and Richard L. Garwin. Report of an Independent Task Force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, February 2004. Posted on the Federation of American Scientists website (.pdf file).
Nonlethal Weapons and Capabilities
Graham T. Allison, Paul X. Kelley and Richard L. Garwin. Council on Foreign Relations, February 2004 (.pdf file). Posted on the Federation of American Scientists website.
The Fog of War
Mark Alpert. Scientific American, 09 February 2004.
The Fog of War: Can high-tech sensors fight the insurgency in Iraq?
Mark Alpert. Scientific American, 9 February 2004.
Robots for No Man's Land
Yuki Noguchi. Washington Post, 30 January 2004.
Rise of the Machines
Conn Hallinan. Foreign Policy in Focus, 2004. Posted on the Defense & the National Interest website.
Not Your Grandpa's Shootin' Iron: Rail Guns
Future and Present Meet in Unmanned Ground Vehicles
Chad Walton. Marine Corps News, 03 December 2003.
Third Infantry Buys New Rugged Laptops
Frank Tiboni. Federal Computer Week, 14 November 2003.
Hydrogen as a Fuel for DOD
Timothy Coffey, et. al. Defense Horizons. Institute for National Security Studies, NDU, November 2003 (.pdf file).
The Dawn of the E-Bomb
Michael Abrams. Spectrum, November 2003.
Vigilance is Not Enough
Jeffrey McKaughan. Special Operations Technology, 13 October 2003.
Smart Transport - A Survey of Tracking Technologies for Cargo Containers and Their Transport Platforms
Jeffrey L. Williams. Naval Post Graduate School, September 2003. Hosted by STINET database (.pdf file).
US military pioneers death ray bomb
David Adam and Suzanne Goldenberg. Guardian Unlimited, 14 August 2003.
Gamma-ray weapons could trigger next arms race
New Scientist, 13 August 2003.
Defense Dept. Studies Swarming
Dan Caterinicchia. Federal Computer Week, 29 July 2003.
'Safe' alternative to depleted uranium revealed
New Scientist, 30 July 2003.
The Unmanned Army
Matthew Brzezinski. New York Times, 18 April 2003 (Free registration).
New Generation of Munitions
Gabriele Rennie. Science & Technology, July/August 2003.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Background and Issues for Congress
Elizabeth Bone and Christopher Bolkcom. Congressional Research Service, 25 April 2003. Posted on the FAS web site.
"Nonlethal" Chemical Weapons: A Faustian Bargain
Issues in Science and Technology, Spring 2003.
Flights of Fancy: a robotic helicopter has captured the attention of the military
Megan Vandre. Technology Review, April 2003.
Military Mixes "Smart" Coatings: nanotubes to camouflage tanks
David Essex. Technology Review, 21 February 2003.
Directed-Energy Weapons: Technology and Programs
Loren B. Thompson. Lexington Institute, February 2003 (.pdf file).
E-Bomb Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Carlo Kopp. 2003. Posted on the GlobalSecurity.org website.
The Emergence of Mini UAVs for Military Applications
Timothy Coffey and John A. Montgomery. Defense Horizons. Institute for National Security Studies, NDU, December 2002 (.pdf file).
Not Such an Inflated Notion -- Blimps
Peter Pae. Los Angeles Times, 11 November 2002. Posted on the Global Security website.
Urban Exercise Tests Novel Technology
Roxana Tiron. National Defense Magazine, November 2002.
Data-Fusion Systems Help Ease Information Overload
John Burwell. National Defense Magazine, November 2002.
New Hi-Tech Weapons and Advanced
Systems May Debut in a Conflict with Iraq
Stephen H. Baker. Center for Defense Information, 16 September 2002.
Controlling Robots with the Mind
Miguel A. L. Nicolelis and John K. Chapin. Scientific American, 16 September 2002.
sept 02 Lightning Rods for Nanoelectronics
Steven H. Voldman. Scientific American, 16 September 2002.
Laser Defenses: What if They
Geoffrey Forden. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 2002.
Guiding Weapons, Finding Soldiers
Matteo Luccio. GPS World, August 2002.
Directed Energy and the Future of Security
John N. Hostettler. Lexington Institute, 11 July 2002.
The Emerging Promise (and Danger) of Directed-Energy Weapons
Loren B. Thompson. Lexington Institute, 11 July 2002.
Science and Technology for Directed Energy Weapons
Delores M. Etter. Lexington Institute, 11 July 2002.
2002 Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium
Command and Control Research Program, Department of Defense, 11-13 June 2002.
Future of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
1st. Lt. Jeff Mustin. Aerospace Power Journal, Summer 2002.
High Energy Laser Weapon Systems Applications
Defense Science Board Task Force, June Department of Defense, 2001.
Web Breaks Through Legacy System Barriers
Maryann Lawlor. SIGNAL Magazine, June 2002.
Analogs of Stealth
Robert P. Haffa, Jr. and James H. Patton, Jr. Analysis Center Papers, Northrup Grumman Capitol Source, June 2002.
Persistent Surveillance Comes Into View
Robert K. Ackerman. SIGNAL Magazine, May 2002.
Wireless Data Blaster
David G. Leeper. Scientific American, 4 May 2002.
A New Way of Seeing
Steven K. Feiner. Scientific American, 24 April 2002.
Bright Future for Tactical Laser Weapons
C. Brent Dane. Science and Technology Review, April 2002.
The Worldwide Computer
John Kubiatowicz and David P. Anderson. Scientific American, 24 March 2002.
Preparing for Future Warfare with Advanced Technologies: Prioritizing the Next Generation of Capabilities
John Matsumura, et al. RAND, March 2002.
Quirks in Nature Enhance Global Positioning System
Sharon Berry. Signal Magazine, January 2002.
Equipping Tomorrow's Military Force: Integration of Commercial and Military Manufacturing in 2010 and Beyond
Committee on Integration of Commercial and Military Manufacturing in 2010 and Beyond, Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design, National Research Council, 2002. Posted on the National Academy Press website.
Technologists Plan Tactical Future
Robert K. Ackerman. Signal Magazine, November 2001.
Science, Technology and the CIA
Jeffrey T. Richelson. The National Security Archive, George Washington University, 10 September 2001.
Joint Laser Interoperability, Tomorrow's Answer to Precision Engagement
Lt. Col. David Neuenswander. Aerospace Chronicles, 28 June 2001.
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas K. Adams, US Army, Retired. Military Review (March/April 2001).
Review of the U.S. Department of Defense Air, Space, and Supporting Information Systems Science and Technology Program
Committee on Review of the U.S. Department of Defense, Air and
Space Systems Science and Technology Program, Department of Military Science and Technology, National Research Council, 2001.
Exploring Advanced Technologies for the Future Combat Systems Program
Jahn Matsumura, et al. RAND, 2001.
Task Force Ranger: A Case Study Examining the Application of Advanced Technologies in Modern Urban Warfare
Frank H. Akers, Jr. and George B. Singleton. Y-12 National Security Complex, U.S. Department of Energy, November 2000. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).
The Global Course of the Information Revolution: Technological Trends
Robert H. Anderson, et. al. Proceedings of an International Conference. RAND, 2000.
Nonlethal Technologies: Progress and Prospects
Report of an independent task force, Council on Foreign Relations. October 1999.
Airborne and Space-Based Lasers: An Analysis of Technological and Operational Compatibility
Lt. Col. Kenneth W. Barker. Occasional Paper #9. Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, June 1999.
Non-Lethal Technologies: Progress and Prospects
Richard L. Garvin. Independent Task Force Report. New York, NY: Council on Foreign Relations, 1999.
Realizing the Potential of C4I: Fundamental Challenges
National Academy Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and
Applications. National Academies Press, 1999.
Evaluation of Vehicle Stopping Electromagnetic Prototype Devices.
National Institute of Justice, July 1998. Posted on the National Criminal Justice Reference Service website.
Benign Weather Modification
Maj. Barry B. Coble. Air University Press, 1997. Posted on the Federation of American Scientists website.
The Electromagnetic Bomb - a Weapon of Electrical Mass Destruction
Carlo Kopp. Air Chronicles, 1996.
Effects of Directed Energy Weapons
Philip E. Nielsen. Center for Technology & National Security Policy, NDU 1994 (.pdf file).