Airless Tires Under Development by Military Could Move to Civilian Sector

U.S. Army Hummer equipped with  MagnetoRheological fluid Optimized Active Damper Suspension (MROADS)

Non-pneu­mat­ic tires being devel­oped by the mil­i­tary may make their way into the civil­ian mar­ket as well

Background
Ali Manesh spent 5 years devel­op­ing idea before $11M gov­ern­ment con­tract award­ed
Resilient Tech­nolo­gies formed in 2005
Owned by Augus­ta Sys­tems, Amer­i­can Sci­ence and Tech­nol­o­gy, WADAL Plas­tics
Com­pa­ny seek­ing patent for inven­tion