TME November-December 2023The November-December 2023 issue of TME features articles on design and construction in the military and federal engineering community, a special feature on dry dock renovations, and a spotlight on innovative alternative delivery methods.
Recent TME Issues
TME—The Military Engineer, since 1909 under its original masthead Professional Memoirs, and since January 1920 in its current form as the official journal of SAME, has been the leading voice championing the contributions, achievements, legacy and impact of military engineers, America’s industrial base, and all those aligned with ensuring the national security of the United States.
Published bi-monthly, each issue of TME includes technical articles authored by subject matter experts throughout military, government, industry, and academia; stories and features from across SAME; and news related to engineering, energy, resilience, technology and other subjects aligned with national security.
Recent TME Articles
Assessing a Threatened Fish Species Using Remotely Operated Vehicle TechnologyTo survey the population of the pygmy sculpin, a small, federally protected fish that is highly vulnerable to environmental stressors due to its limited distribution, an innovative method was developed using remotely operated vehicle technology.
Leveraging Small BusinessExpanding opportunities for small businesses to serve in lead roles could help bolster the capabilities of the defense industrial base and provide capacity for federal agencies.
Missile Defense Activities in AlaskaFor more than 70 years, Alaska’s geographically strategic location has served the United States as an ideal base for housing missile defense and radar sensing installations to protect the nation from missile threats.
Designing a Submarine Testing Facility at China LakeWhen planning a first of its kind land-based submarine launch test facility at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, considerations needed to assure that it would not only be able to withstand the repeated force of heavy test launches but meet environmental sustainability standards as well.
Navigating the Air Force Sundown Policy for Fire Suppression SystemsThe Department of the Air Force recently released a new sundown policy for foam fire suppression systems, which meant that two ongoing fire protection system upgrades required expedited redesigns to remain compliant.
Preserving Historical Building 56 at Fort Sam HoustonOriginally constructed more than 200 years ago, Building 56 at Fort Sam Houston recently underwent a detailed renovation to convert it into modern administrative space that also preserves its historical and cultural importance.