Nanotechnology in the Military: Forces for Good?
War, defence and security have often been the catalysts for great invention, and that is true today of work being undertaken within nanotechnology research and development. Nanotechnology is being put to use to improve communications, optics, body armour and clothing, battlefield first aid, fuels, computing and energy - all relevent to the military of today.
Nanoposts.com and NANO Magazine are working with the Shephard Group on a speaker programme for "Nanotechnology for Military Applications" to be presented as part of Modern Infantry 2011. This is an internation event dedicated to showcasing and demonstrating infantry equipment and bringing together academics, scientists, industry, commanders and operators. The conference will be held from the 9th to 11th of November 2011 in Bisley, UK. For more information contact Fraser.
After a short break, NANO Magazine returns with Issue 22, which will be focussed upon topics relating to Nanomedicine, followed by themes of Novel Materials, NanoFood, Textiles and Defence.
|NANO Magazine Issue 15: Nano and the Military