Military technologies and applied science focus on how to apply scientific advances and engineering to specifically military uses. Many of the things we now take for granted in consumer uses – like low-light photography or GPS – came from military applications. Since the military has such an appetite for technology that keeps soldiers safer, helps battlefield communications and intelligence, and delivers more lethal firepower, it can be a leading edge field that drives the development of technologies we all use.

This video is a good summary of the difference between science and applied science:

This article from Education Corner has a great summary of what you might learn studying military technology:

Students will be prepared to serve in many capacities from command and control, to cyber operations, undersea warfare, aerospace, or missile systems. Those who have a strong desire to serve their country and want to move up the ranks of military and other government organizations will come away from their studies well prepared to make an impact.

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