Military technology occasionally inspires consumer products, notable examples being the Internet and GPS. Some consumer products, in turn, transition to meet military needs, among them computer simulations for training and smartphone apps for situational awareness.  Now it appears that an innovative fiber-optic medical catheter developed to measure gastrointestinal (GI) pressure could also measure vibration damping in the hydraulic pipes of submarines.  At last month’s ...


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