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R.A.M.B.O. is a 3D Printed Grenade Launcher Made by U.S. Army

The Rapid Additively Manufactured Ballistics Ordnance, or RAMBO, is a 3D printed grenade launcher developed by the U.S. military.

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3D Printing Takes to the Skies
US Air Force Installs 3D Printed Part on Operational F-22 Fighter Aircraft

The US Air Force 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron installed a 3D printed metal part on an operational F-22 fighter aircraft. The technology will make a significant difference in speeding up the replacement of damaged parts. 

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US Marines Saved $70,000 by 3D Printing Small F-35 Aircraft Component

A team of US Marines in Maryland were tasked with finding a landing gear component that attached to the door of a F-35 stealth fighter aircraft. By using 3D modeling and printing, they were able to replicate the component for just 9 cents.

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$10,000 Toilet Seat?! U.S. Air Force Uses 3D Printing to Flush Away Excessive Spending

The U.S. Air Force has announced that it will begin 3D printing toilet seat covers for cargo airlift planes after receiving criticism for spending $10,000 on replacements.

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Open Source Corps
US Marines Receive Intensive Training to Use LulzBot 3D Printers

Training company Building Momentum are using LulzBot 3D printers to train the US Marines in creative problem solving and innovation.

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Print-a-Pope
New 3D Printed Plastic Helmets for the Swiss Guards

The Swiss Guards, the Pope's private army, break with centuries of tradition to adopt new plastic helmets that are fabricated on a 3D printer.

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Green Printer Corps
US Army is Recycling Plastic Bottles for 3D Printing

The US Army is exploring ways to convert discarded plastic bottles into recycled PET filament. Soliders will become even more self-sufficient in the battlefield by 3D printing useful spare parts from waste material.

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U.S. Army and Marine Corps Partner to Test 3D Printed Drone Parts

The U.S. Army and Marines collaborate on a test project that would let soldiers 3D print drone parts on the spot with a tablet-based catalog.

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Explosive Prints
U.S. Marines Are Testing 3D Printed Explosives for Use in Battlefield

A division of the U.S. Marines is 3D printing and testing small explosive devices, which could be used on the battlefield in the near future.

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Let's Fly, Let's Fly Away
US Marines Design 3D Printed Combat-Capable Drone

The United States Marine Corps have developed an easy to build and repair 3D printed drone that could see service in the near future.

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