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Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions

A Vision for the Future of Center-Based Multidisciplinary Engineering Research: Proceedings of a SymposiumTriennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative


Applying Materials State Awareness to Condition-Based Maintenance and System Life Cycle Management: Summary of a Workshop



Airport Passenger Screening Using Backscatter X-Ray Machines: Compliance with Standards

Limited Affordable Low-Volume Manufacturing: Summary of a Workshop 
 2013-triennial review-nni
Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative
Materials and Manufacturing Capabilities for Sustaining Defense Systems: Summary of a Workshop
Novel Processes for Advanced Manufacturing: Summary of a Workshop
Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation
Application of Lightweighting Technology to Military Vehicles, Vessels, and Aircraft
Materials Needs and Research and Development Strategy for Future Military Aerospace Propulsion Systems


Opportunities in Protection Materials Science and Technology for Future Army Applications

Engineering Aviation Security Environments--False Alarm Reduction: Interim Report (Letter Report)


Assessment of Corrosion Education (NMAB)



 Research Opportunities in Corrosion Science and Engineering


Proceedings of a Workshop on Materials State Awareness (NMAB)

Integrated Computational Materials Engineering: A Transformational Discipline for Improved Competitiveness and National Security (NMAB)


Managing Materials for A Twenty-first Century Military (NMAB)


A Path to the Next Generation of U.S. Bank Notes: Keeping Them Real (BMED)

Assessment of Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Technology for Detection and Identification of Concealed Explosives and Weapons (NMAB)


Fusion of Security System Data to Improve Airport Security (NMAB)

Proceedings of the Materials Forum 2007: Corrosion Education for the 21st Century (NMAB)


Managing Materials for a 21st Century Military (NMAB)


A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NMAB)

Proceedings from the Workshop on Biomedical Materials at the Edge: Challenges in the Convergence of Technologies (NMAB)


Defending the U.S. Air Transportation System Against Chemical and Biological Threats (NMAB)

Is That Real? Identification and Assessment of the Counterfeiting Threat for U.S. Banknotes (Interim Report) (BMED)


Globalization of Materials R&D: Time for a National Strategy (NMAB)

Going to Extremes: Meeting the Emerging Demand for Durable Polymer Matrix Composites (NMAB)

High-Performance Structural Fibers for Advanced Polymer Matrix Composites (NMAB)


Nanotechnology for the Intelligence Community (NMAB)


Linkages: Manufacturing Trends in Electronic Interconnection Technology (BMED)
Sensor Systems for Biological Agent Attacks: Protecting Buildings and Military Bases (BMED)

Decreasing Energy Intensity in Manufacturing: Assessing the Strategies and Future Directions of the Industrial Energy Technologies Program (BMED)



Summary of the Power Systems Workshop on Nanotechnology for the Intelligence Community (NMAB)

Summary of the Sensing and Positioning Technology Workshop of the Committee on Nanotechnology for the Intelligence Community (NMAB)


Opportunities to Improve Airport Passenger Screening with Mass Spectrometry (NMAB)

Capturing the Full Power of Biomaterials for Military Medicine: Report of a Workshop (NMAB)

Science-Based Assessment: Accelerating Product Development of Combination Medical Devices (NMAB)


Retooling Manufacturing: Bridging Design, Materials, and Production (NMAB)

Accelerating Technology Transition: Bridging the Valley of Death for Materials and Processes in Defense Systems (BMED)

Retooling Manufacturing: Bridging Design, Materials, and Production (BMED

New Directions in Manufacturing: Report of a Workshop (BMED)

Capturing the Full Power of Biomaterials for Military Medicine: Report of a Workshop (BMED)

Advanced Energetic Materials (BMED)



Use of Lightweight Materials in 21st Century Trucks (NMAB)

Materials Research to Meet 21st Century Defense Needs (NMAB)


Evaluation of Manufacturing Vision and Strategies for the Production of Military Combat Vehicles: The Crusader Artillery System (BMED)


Assessment of Practicality of Pulsed Fast Neutron Analysis for Aviation Security (NMAB)

The Impact of Acquisition Reform on Department of Defense Specifications and Standards for Materials and Processes: Report of the Workshop on Technical Strategies for Adoption of Commercial Materials and Processing Standards in Defense Procurement, October 11-12, 2000, Washington, D.C. (NMAB)


Combat Hybrid Power System Component Technologies: Technical Challenges and Research Priorities (BMED)

Equipping Tomorrow's Military Force: Integration of Commercial and Military Manufacturing in 2010 and Beyond (BMED)


Munitions Manufacturing: A Call for Modernization (BMED)

Munitions Manufacturing: A Call for Modernization (BMED)

Modeling and Simulation in Manufacturing and Defense Acquisition: Pathways to Success (BMED)

Summary of the Workshop on Structural Nanomaterials (NMAB)

Materials Research to Meet 21st Century Defense Needs: Interim Report (NMAB)

Small Business Innovation Research to Support Aging Aircraft: Priority Technical Areas and Process Improvements (NMAB)



Materials Technologies for the Process Industries of the Future: Management Strategies and Research Opportunities (NMAB)


Uninhabited Air Vehicles: Enabling Science for Military Systems (NMAB)

Summary Record of the Workshop on Polymer Materials Research - August 30-31, 1999 (NMAB)

Catalytic Process Technology (BMED)
Surviving Supply Chain Integration: Strategies for Small Manufacturers (BMED)

Defense Manufacturing in 2010 and Beyond: Meeting the Changing Needs of National Defense (BMED) 
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Visionary Manufacturing Challenges for 2020 (BMED)
Manufacturing Process Controls for the Industries of the Future (BMED)
Fostering Industry-Initiated Environmental Protection Efforts (BMED)