Rival powers jockey for the lead in hypersonic aircraft

The US, China and Russia are pouring money into aircraft that can fly at five times the speed of sound.

By Michael Dempsey • bbcnews
Aug. 31, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: engineering aerospace china-us-relations military

To cut military suicide risk, push safe gun storage?

"We cannot simply wait to know a service member is at high risk for suicide before we encourage safe storage or temporary storage away from home."

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
July 14, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: suicide health-and-medicine military guns weapons

Expert: The military must act fast on COVID-19

Members of the US military, especially those in the field or on ships, don't have the luxury of social distancing. How will that affect national security?

Roger Dunaway-Tulane • futurity
April 14, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: covid-19 united-states health-and-medicine military

New model could speed up military evacuations

A new tool can organize military efforts like evacuations, disaster relief, and humanitarian efforts, down to where one truck will be during operations.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
March 3, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: natural-disasters society-and-culture military

WWI helmet beats modern ones at shock wave protection

The French Adrian military helmet from WWI outdid modern helmets in shock wave tests—a surprising result that could improve today's military equipment.

Ken Kingery-Duke • futurity
Feb. 18, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: history brains world-war-i featured health-and-medicine injuries military

A dash of silicon improves boron carbide body armor

New research marks "a step forward in designing superior body armor that will safeguard against even more powerful firearms during combat."

Texas A&M University • futurity
Jan. 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: materials-science safety silicon science-and-technology military weapons

7 ways grief affects veterans

Though there's been a lot of research on PTSD and the toll of war, little research has focused on grief among veterans. A new study identifies seven themes.

Pat Harriman-UC Irvine • futurity
Nov. 7, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: depression suicide emotions health-and-medicine military veterans post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd wars

Strong relationships can lower risk of suicide

Being in a solid relationship can lower the risk of suicide, according to research with members of the National Guard.

Jessi Adler-Michigan State • futurity
Dec. 18, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: depression suicide relationships health-and-medicine military veterans

Alcohol trouble more likely for some never-deployed soldiers

New research investigates alcohol misuse among US Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who have never been deployed.

David Hill-Buffalo • futurity
Dec. 3, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: alcohol emotions health-and-medicine military

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