3D Printing

Sailors from Special Boat Team 12 conduct boat operations supporting a West Coast-based SEAL team during their maritime operation training cycle. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam Henderson/Released)

SOFWERX to help special operations forces tackle contested logistics challenges

The innovation foundry event will bring together officials, technology developers and other subject matter experts to brainstorm high-tech capabilities and their potential applications.
A U.S. Marine Corps Low Altitude Air Defense (LAAD) Basic Gunner Course student assigned to the LAAD Training Section, Air Control Training Squadron, Marine Corps Communications-Electronics School fires an FIM-92 Stinger missile aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, July 16, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to certify entry level LAAD students to fire the FIM-92 Stinger missile, a graduation prerequisite before moving to the Fleet Marine Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Colton Brownlee)

Ursa Major tackles US solid rocket motor shortage with 3D printing 

“We’ve adapted our extensive experience in additive manufacturing, materials development, and propulsion production to the most pressing problems facing the SRM industry,” Ursa Major CEO Joe Laurienti…
U.S. Marine Gen. Eric M. Smith, the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, speaks to Marines from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Montgomery and Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion 23rd Marines at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, Feb. 10, 2023. The purpose of this visit was to communicate with the Marines to address questions and concerns about improving the force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Shannon Doherty)

Nominee for Marine Corps commandant commits to securing data rights, intellectual property

Gen. Eric Smith told lawmakers that the rights to technical data and IP are crucial to some of his plans to improve how the Corps conducts logistics…