military 3d printing

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…

3D Printing Sails Along Smoothly on the USS Harry S. Truman, Onboard Lab Creates New Radio Clasp That Costs Six Cents

We generally envision naval officers busy at the helm, bravely fending off seaspray on the decks while enduring enormous rolling waves, and waving in landing aircraft on massive decks. From…

The Surprising Ways That 3D Printing May Completely Transform the US Military

The various branches of the United States military have never been especially shy about their interest in 3D printing technology. Considering how versatile and useful 3D printing has proven to…

US Navy’s Trident II D5 Missile Successfully Launches with 3D Printed Component from Lockheed Martin

NASA and the US military used 3D printed components to successfully test advanced prototype airplanes, spacecraft and even ground vehicles. For many parts with complex or unique geometries, metal 3D…

NAVSEA’s Dahlgren Division Continues to Emphasize Benefits of 3D Printing, Holds Print-a-Thon

It’s certainly no military secret that the Navy is a fan of 3D printing–and their commitment and mastery of the technology continues to grow from bases to ships. While there…

Experimental Fab Labs Set up on USS Harry Truman & USS Kearsarge Allow for Self-Sustainability at Sea

Military organizations around the world are definitely on board with 3D printing today, and most especially in the US. Recognizing its myriad uses and benefits as highly attractive for a…

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)…

Inovati Kinetic Metallization Process to Help Navy Restore Worn Parts

The United States Navy is a massive military organization that requires a tremendous amount of money and personnel to keep operating at peak efficiency. Currently it is the largest naval…

People’s Liberation Army of China Now Using 3D Printers for Battlefield Drills

It’s rather odd that while China is one nation which is leading the way when it comes to innovative uses for 3D printing, there hasn’t been any talk about their military…

China’s PLA Navy Deploys 3D Printers Onboard Warships to Replace Small Parts

China is famously secretive in some of its bigger plans, not unveiling big military movements or construction techniques before they happen – if at all — in detail. While we’re…

US Military Might: Will 3D Printing Provide the Technological Leg Up?

The military and technology go hand in hand. We’ve all seen the sci-fi movies where the evil opposition developed or obtained a form of super technology that we had to…

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…