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South African Air Force Finds Advantages in 3D Printing

This week, the South African Air Force (SAAF) held its annual Prestige Day Parade at the Air Force Base Waterkloof and named as its most prestigious unit the Air Force…

3D Printed Apparel Integrates Weaponry: Israeli Student Designs Collection to Include Spikes, Rope, Cable

While clothing is meant to be a protective device, unless it’s the dead of winter or we are heading out on a primitive camping trip we tend to forget that…

DARPA Investigates Possibilites for 3D Printing Vacuum Electronic Devices

It seems that old ideas never die…they just get 3D printed. At least this is what is happening in the case of vacuum tubes, an idea that revolutionized the world…

Sigma Labs Awarded Phase II DARPA Contract with Honeywell Aerospace for Metal 3D Printing Technologies

DARPA (that is, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) was founded in 1958 and maintains a mission to ‘prevent strategic surprise’ from interfering with the security of the US, as…

Government Agency 3D Prints Dog Nose to Study How Bomb Sniffing Works

3D printing has ventured into surprising and arguably amusing new territory thanks to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the federal agency that collaborates with industry in the development…