U.S. Marine’s 3D printed drone is 200 times cheaper than production version

3D printed drone technology has been an emerging area over the past year, with military surveillance use seeing a particular boom. To add to the recent developments in drone delivery systems and swarming drones purpose built to be air dropped, U.S. Marine TOW gunner Cpl. Rhet McNeal has developed a ...

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Posted on Aug 29, 2017

Marines evaluate mobile Fab Lab to expedite repair and supply

The U.S. Marine Corps is evaluating the utility of an expeditionary fabrication laboratory (X-FAB) for on-demand crisis response. A self-contained fab lab, the 20 x 20 foot unit is stocked with four 3D printers, CAD software and a 3D scanner. It can be deployed with battalion-level Marine maintenanc...

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Posted on Aug 18, 2017

U.S. Marines launch Nibbler drone made on combat zone 3D printer

Within the next few weeks, the U.S. Marines are set to launch a 3D printed drone as part of their combat operations. Named “The Nibbler”, … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 16, 2017

New aerial drone delivery systems for U.S. Marines using 3D printing

New research from California’s Naval Postgraduate School explores the use of 3D printing to develop glider delivery systems for the U.S. Marines. The designs are … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Feb 16, 2017

US Marines are learning 3D Printing!

Marines from various units learn, assemble and design 3-dimensional objects using the Invent3D printer at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 1-2, 2016. During … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 7, 2016

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