army 3d printing

Army Research Groups Explore 3D Printing for Soldiers In the Field

The United States Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey serves as the main R&D group for the U.S. Army armament and munitions…

US Army Learning About and Using 3D Printing to Improve Military Readiness

The US Army has long been putting 3D printing to good use. In an article published in the latest edition of Army AL&T Magazine, senior editor Steve Stark takes a deep…

US Army Takes RFAB 3D Printing Facility to South Korea

The US military has been using 3D printing for quite a while in all of its branches, and now in South Korea the Army is field testing 3D printed concepts…

US Army Files Patent for New 3D Printable Concrete Composition

The United States military has been systematically adopting 3D printing in multiple areas and agencies over the years, as the flexible technology is useful for multiple applications, ranging from battlefield…

Pacific Pathways: Army Ventures Further into 3D Printing During Experimental Exercises

3D printing and the military go way back—but as this technology has entered the mainstream and grown in popularity exponentially, it is becoming much more common for personnel to enjoy…

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SME Hosting Additive Manufacturing Applications Seminar in Pittsburgh

SME, the nonprofit organization responsible for many great manufacturing industry events, such as SOUTH-TEC, WESTEC, and the annual RAPID + TCT exhibit and conference, does its part to support 3D…

US Army Demonstrates Latest 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Drone Technologies

There are many military applications for 3D printing, from manufacturing grenade launchers and body armor to building drones and customizing military meals. Last year, the US Army released a report detailing its…

US Military Researches Water Bottle Recycling for 3D Printing in the Field

Every branch of the US military has been exploring 3D printing for a number of applications, finding it to be a useful technology for everything from day to day uses…

US Army and Marines Apply 3D Printing to Drone and Flight Applications

3D printing has become prolific in the military, being used for various applications and across divisions. Now two of the US military’s branches are teaming up for the development of…

US Army Soldiers’ AWA 17.1 Assessment Examines 3D Printing, Driverless Convoys & More

We know that our armed forces, including the US Army, are out there protecting us every minute of the day, often ready to give their lives for their country, and…

US Army Scientists Showcase Multi-Material 3D Printing and Other Technological Advancements

When it comes to advancing the state of our 3D printing technology, one of the primary sectors that prompt this innovation is the military sector, particularly that of the United…

At This Year’s AMRDEC Futures Brief the US Army Makes It Clear: They Want 3D Printing

Every year the US Army brings their academic and commercial partners to their research and development garrison Redstone Arsenal for the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC)…

3D Printed Landmines are Built for Military Training

Over the past few weeks, we have been reporting on all sorts of uses that the U.S. Army is considering for 3D printing. Everything from 3D printed food, to 3D…

U.S. Army Researches 3D Printing For Use in Uniforms and Gear

It seems like every week we cover another story related to the United States Army’s current and future applications of 3D printing, both on and off the battlefield. From 3D printed…

U.S. Army is Researching 3D Printing & its Potential in Facial Reconstruction Surgery

There has been a tremendous amount of talk about the military utilizing 3D printing in a variety of ways. Earlier today we mentioned that the Australian Army was thoroughly investigating…

Australian Army Insider Believes 3D Printing Will Change War as we Know it

We already know that the various branches of the United States Military have been using, and looking into further uses of 3D printing for some time now. Although they don’t…