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The US Army Wants to Use 3D Printers to Customize Military Meals

The MRE, or Meal, Ready-to-Eat, is a field ration packaging in an individual, self-contained serving that was developed by the US military to provide nutritious meals to service members while…

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 Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — November 7

This week’s 3D printing news is all about business and product development. In business news, 3D Systems has partnered with the US Army to develop  products for multiple sectors such as aerospace…

US Army is Using 3D Printing to Develop Body Armor Inspired by Fish Scales

A collaboration between American and Israeli researchers has produced a prototype of a new type of body armor inspired by the flexibility of fish scales and other naturally occurring imbricated…

6D Printing Now Available, As is 3D Moon Dust Printing, Invisible Filament & 3D Printed Wine

There’s been some serious competition in the 3D printing marketplace so far this month, bringing affordable and very desirable items to the public — all via the annual vehicle of…

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 to 3D Print Synthetic Human Skulls in Order to Create Better Protective Gear For Soldiers

Boooooom! A bomb goes off on the battlefield, and it is instantly proceeded by the unfortunate casualties of war. Limbs are lost, and soldiers are killed, yet not all of…

U.S. Army Looks Into 3D Printing Food – Could Provide Extra Potent Nutrients to Soldiers in Battle

3D printing is finally starting to evolve as a technology. Just several years ago, only the largest corporations had access to the benefits of 3D printers. Then came along the…

U.S. Army, NASA and Alabama University Team up to Explore the “Game-Changer” of 3D Printing

The U.S. Army and NASA have joined forces with Alabama University to explore the potential of additive manufacturing for use in defense and space exploration. The U.S. Army Aviation and…