Category Archives: U.S. Marines

3D printing in construction, architecture and the built-environment

The use of 3D printing for construction and architecture is a rapidly developing area. Additive manufacturing is used not only in the design stages of construction projects, but is also bringing remarkable full-scale structures to life.  This article highlights some of the possibilities that 3D printing brings to the built-environment. These include 3D printed houses, […]

3D printing in construction, architecture and the built-environment

The use of 3D printing for construction and architecture is a rapidly developing area. Additive manufacturing is used not only in the design stages of construction projects, but is also bringing remarkable full-scale structures to life.  This article highlights some of the possibilities that 3D printing brings to the built-environment. These include 3D printed houses, […]

The HENSOLDT AM Suite is a mobile, self-sufficient 3D printing cell

Headquartered in Taufkirchen, Bavaria, Hensoldt is a multinational defense, aerospace and electronics company. A spin-out from Airbus Group in 2016, Hensoldt now has approximately 4,000 employees and generates annual revenues in the region of €1 billion. Some of these funds are now invested in developing what the company describe as “a turnkey solution for 3D […]

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 hand-launched fixed wing drone, with […]