“#3DPrinting on a grand scale! @USMC #Marines and engineers used a specialized concrete 3D printer to construct a 500 sq. ft. barracks in under 40 hours, saving both money and manpower. See out how this technology is changing the way we build! https://t.co/xV3l4gDMhb #KnowYourMil https://t.co/8ZQ5Bk7AcS”
“L’innovation, ce sont des actes. Le 1er septembre, l’agence pour l’innovation de défense verra le jour. Elle donnera le « la » de l’innovation dans le ministère. Elle enverra à l’international un signe fort : la France est une terre d’innovation. #UEMedef18”
This could be a roadmap for Belgian Defence innovation as well and the triple helix concept works already in this direction. I like the high level involvement and push that’s been given to this initiative.
“UAS (drones) are a game changer for the sustainment of Army’s operations. 17 Bde is excited to be using the Phantom MRUAS to modernise our distribution, health & maintenance capabilities. Great to be a part of today’s launch of this UAS. @AustralianArmy @comdforcomd @HLCAusArmy”
Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Aug 23, 2018 - One of the oldest, most versatile and inexpensive of materials - paper - seemingly springs to life, bending, folding or flattening itself, by means of a low-cost actuation technology developed at Ca
The changes will have a far-reaching impact on military culture and change the incentives for how individual officers manage their careers.
This is a bold move that should be recognized. Such a deep change in the organisation culture is a real challenge, but it’s vital. Many young millennials in other armies, including the Belgian Army, long for a better talent management. Don’t you?