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.
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.
The United States Marine Corps have developed an easy to build and repair 3D printed drone that could see service in the near future.
The Rapid Additively Manufactured Ballistics Ordnance, or RAMBO, is a 3D printed grenade launcher developed by the U.S. military.
Training company Building Momentum are using LulzBot 3D printers to train the US Marines in creative problem solving and innovation.
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.
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.
The Marine Corps are developing a process meaning military vehicles can diagnose and send off for their own replacement, 3D printed parts.
The Navy 3D Print-a-thon held at the Pentagon saw twenty naval organizations displaying their most recent 3D printed innovations.