army ▼


TrackingPoint Offers U.S. Army Smart Rifle Technology

02/12/2014, The U.S. Army is an efficient organization that thrives on discipline and an unwavering sense of patriotism. This would also mean plenty of budget has been allocated to them to make sure that the homeland remains safe from threats, external and internal,...

Priora Hopes To See Maveric Drone In Action For The US Army

12/01/2013, If you so happen to be in the US Army, I am quite sure that there are plenty of “toys” to play with, and these are more or less a whole lot more lethal and potent than just mere fireworks. Drones have been playing quite an important role in the...

Squids Could Inspire New Camouflage Clothing For Soldiers

09/10/2013, When it comes to advancements in the world of science, I guess we definitely have to hand it to nature for being the undisputed king of inspiration. One of the best camouflage exponents in the natural world would be the nimble squid, who is so notorious...

Robot Octopus Developed By Army

02/18/2013, The Army certainly wants to get ahead of the competition where cool devices are concerned, and this time around, they will continue to use nature as their source of inspiration, creating self-sealing suction cups for robots that are similar in nature to...

US Army looks to seizure weapon inspired by Pokemon

10/01/2012, Remember an episode of the cartoon Pokemon which caused seizures in over 600 Japanese children back in 1997? Well, it seems that the US Army was inspired by that particular “episode”, pardon the pun, and intend to harness the phenomenon of seizures...

US Army tests female body armor in Afghanistan

09/19/2012, Sometime in July earlier this year, we ran a story on how the US Army was working on a new body armor that was specially developed to fit the female body, which is definitely a good idea since the male and female physiological make-up are different in...

The U.S Army $5B pixel pattern is a FAIL

06/25/2012, Here are your tax dollars hard at work: after years of use in the field of two major wars, and heavy criticism from a number of troops which claim that the pattern makes them actually more visible, the Army has decided to stop using the pixel...

i-Tactical Wheeled Vehicle inspired by iPhone

04/30/2012, The Army as definitely taken a positive look at the Apple iPhone, citing the design of the Army’s next truck as “smart, flexible, user-friendly, partially autonomous and affordable”. Ah well, with austerity measures being introduced to...

Smart fabric has potential for action as a new soldier uniform

04/03/2012, We have smart windows, smart cars, smartphones and smart TV, so why not smart fabrics as well? I remember seeing this comic that touted the virtues of smart stuff all around us, and the muse was this – why not spend all the money developing smart...

Hybrid US Army tank revealed

02/27/2012, The US Army is definitely the place to be if you are interested in seeing future forward technology in action – today. After over four years of painstaking work and research, the design as well as some specifications for the US Army’s...

Winter gloves play nice with touchscreen devices

02/13/2012, One of the major banes of a touchscreen device rears its ugly head whenever winter comes around – that is because when you wear a pair of gloves, you cannot manipulate the touchscreen display in any way other than to remove that glove and type out...

US Army tests new supersonic weapon

11/18/2011, Yes, when we talk about supersonic weapons, it involves winged aircraft or a projectile that travels far faster than that of sound – five times faster in fact, in the latest weapon that was tested by the US Army. Also known as the Advanced...

ZEUS Laser detonates mines from afar

10/21/2011, We all know that Zeus is the god of thunder, hurling thunderbolts down at whom he is displeased with. I guess that is an apt name to describe the US Army’s latest “toy” – laser beams attached to the roofs of Humvees, also known as...

Australian soldiers to be powered by the sun

08/15/2011, Everybody’s going green these days, and it’s been reported that even the soldiers in Australia will soon be joining the movement. The Australian National University (ANU) have managed to create wearable lightweight solar panels that convert...