Posts Tagged: Ernest

Army Researchers, Alcoa Engineers Forge Ground Vehicle Hull R&D Partnership

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Alcoa have teamed up to engineer an aluminum hull for ground combat vehicles with the goal of protecting troops from threats. The team aims to build a single-piece hull that removes welded seams for blast protection and resists damage through increased amount of alloys, Alcoa said Monday. Ray Kilmer,… Read more »

Energy Dept, New Jersey Team to Build Disaster-Proof Transit Microgrid

The U.S. Energy Department is collaborating with the state of New Jersey to build an electrical microgrid intended to power state’s transit system in the event of natural disasters, Reuters reported Monday. Selam Gebrekidan writes DOE’s Sandia National Laboratories will design a power grid with generating capacity of more than 50 megawatts. Energy Secretary Ernest… Read more »