New Rubber Formulation to Extend Life of Tracked Vehicles

While the term “tracked vehicle” might call to mind battle tanks, tracked vehicles are also used outside the military in many industries. Agriculture requires tractors and harvesters, construction necessitates bulldozers, and winter medical evacuations rely on snowcats—these are just a few of the numerous sectors dependent on vehicles with high-quality tracks for successful performance. A […]

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Air Force Collaboration Secures US Global Cybersecurity Dominance Through a Lean-Agile Framework

Last year’s ransomware attacks on the Colonial gas pipeline and JBS, a global leader in meat distribution, have exposed the need for commercial and government industries to prioritize their cybersecurity. To help this process, in November 2021 NCMS launched a collaboration between the US Air Force and BigBear.ai. This collaboration—Digital Transformation of Cyber Operations for […]

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“T-Glass” Eyepiece Supports Maintenance Professionals

Imagine having the ability to instantly access needed technical manuals and part data without having to stop your work to search through heavy hardcovers or scroll through a digital text. That’s the goal of a current CTMA project that is producing the T-Glass, a wearable eyepiece with audible, hands-free search functions and data-gathering capabilities. While […]

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2022 Year in Review: Live Events Return

  CTMA Partners Meeting After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly two hundred leaders from government, industry, and academia gathered at NCMS’s 2022 CTMA Partners Meeting, held May 3-5 in Virginia Beach, VA. Focused on advancing the development and adoption of key maintenance and sustainment (M&S) technologies, the Partners Meeting provided a […]

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Advances in Lithium-Ion Battery Materials Expected to Lower US Electric Vehicle Costs

While a variety of commercial electric vehicles (EVs) are available on the US market, there are several barriers to address before they achieve widespread adoption. Consumers are cost-conscious, averse to long charge times, and concerned about vehicle safety. A current CTMA collaboration is addressing these issues, aiming to increase the public’s adoption of electric vehicles and […]

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Meet ARSOME Technology

As many schools, companies, and organizations pivoted to online school and work during the pandemic, investments in digital and immersive programs skyrocketed. While most organizations have returned to in-person or hybrid environments, there is still a strong and growing market for digital programs, systems, and applications. ARSOME Technology (ARSOME) provides full-service augmented, virtual, and mixed […]

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