Project Announcement: Advancing Additive Repair Technologies and Cold Spray for Sustainment of Maritime Assets – Phase II

The U.S. Navy is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phased initiative to speed the development of advanced additive technologies, such as cold spray, that enable the strategic goals of timely, affordable repair and restoration of critical assets to support fleets. Additionally, technologies for fabricating components in-theater or shipboard will be investigated, as will […]

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Project Announcement: Develop and Demonstrate Training Methods for Additive Manufacturing

The U.S. Marine Corps is partnering with industry and academia to determine the best methodologies for training Marines to use new logistics operations, maintenance, and sustainment technologies. The initiative will evaluate maintenance and sustainment training tools that optimize the use of new technologies and integrate them into existing systems. For more information on this initiative […]

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Project Announcement: Demonstration of Advanced Coatings for Sustainability

The U.S. Navy is partnering with industry and academia to validate advanced coating technologies developed specifically to mitigate the impacts of sand/dust and saltwater on specific aircraft engines. The initiative will simulate sustained engine operation in austere environments with sand/dust and saltwater ingestion. The goal is to evaluate coating technologies that will extend the operating […]

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Project Announcement: Highly Electrified Vehicle System Development Using Additive Manufacturing Technology

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia to advance the state of additive manufacturing and 3D printing to improve reliability, reduce space claim and lifecycle maintenance costs of electric drives and power electronics found in electrified vehicles. The initiative will focus on the evaluation of specific components using new technologies. To learn more […]

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Project Announcement: Thermoplastic Forming of Lightweight Vehicle Structures – Phase II

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia on a multi-phased initiative to demonstrate the numerous benefits of lightweight thermoplastic composite materials to both the manufacturing, performance, and maintainability of ground vehicles. In Phase II, a next-generation vehicle floor design will be tested under a simulated blast event, thus increasing the technology readiness level […]

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Project Announcement: Innovative Carbon Fiber and Graphite Foam Solutions

The U.S. Army is partnering with industry and academia to demonstrate lightweight components that can reduce weight, improve efficiencies and reduce maintenance and sustainment costs. By using representative parts from the transportation industry, the initiative will demonstrate the feasibility to cost-effectively reduce overall vehicle weight and maintenance costs while increasing service life of vehicle components. […]

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