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Author Name: Douglas Brown

Defense AT&L Magazine (Nov-Dec 16 issue) : Special Edition – Additive Manufacturing

The long-anticipated Special Additive Manufacturing-Themed edition of Defense AT&L Magazine (Nov-Dec 16 issue) is now available at   The articles include: An Overview of Additive Manufacturing (Nov-Dec 16) <> Ensuring a Safe Technological Revolution (Nov-Dec 16) <> The Digital Thread as the Key Enabler (Nov-Dec 16) <> Separating Hype from Reality (Nov-Dec 16) <> […]

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GAO Highlights: DOD Needs to Systematically Track Department-wide 3D Printing Efforts

GAO determined that the Department of Defense’s (DOD) May 2014 additive manufacturing briefing for the Senate Armed Services Committee addressed the three directed elements—namely, potential benefits and constraints; potential contributions to DOD mission; and transition of the technologies of the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (“America Makes,” a public-private partnership established to accelerate additive manufacturing) […]

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