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SkyCase offers solar power in a suitcase convenience

08/11/2011, You have no idea what kind of gear that our boys and girls in uniform have to tote around, and needless to say in this technologically advanced era, most of their gear would require some manner to power it. When you’re on the battlefield, however,...

Remote controlled toy truck saves the lives of 6 soldiers

08/07/2011, Who would’ve thought that the military would start using remote controlled toys to make their lives safer? Last week a staff sergeant named Christopher Fessenden who was on duty in Afghanistan, was sent a remote controlled toy vehicle that had a...

CounterBomber might spot suicide bombers from afar

07/12/2011, There is this disturbing issue of suicide bombers who have a very realistic opportunity to blow up strategic installations whether at home or abroad, so perhaps it is time to include various methods to prevent such cold-blooded murders from happening in...

US Soldier Makes App That Tracks Down Taliban Fighters

07/04/2011, After US army captain Jonathan Springer saw two of his comrades were killed in a rocket attack, he started thinking, what could he have done to prevent something similar from happening in the future? His answer was to create an app called Tactical Nav,...

Soundstage helps army recruits prepare for the battlefield

05/11/2011, When new recruits join the army, most of them have no idea what they’re getting themselves into, having no experience of the war beforehand. And when they first set foot on the battlefield, they are often overwhelmed by all the sights and sounds....

US military to make use of special eyewear for calling in airstrikes

04/11/2011, Airstrikes are deadly when used effectively and precisely. Calling down airstrikes in a wrong location could result in civilian casualties and even friendly fire. The military has been looking for more accurate and effective ways to call in air weaponry....

TiaLinx Cougar20-H is the ultimate surveillance bot

02/04/2011, TiaLinx has a new security bot that is built to detect humans. It is lightweight, remote-controlled, and packed with the latest sensor technology that ensures nothing escapes it detection. It can detect human breathing and scan through walls with an...

Wars may be fought with invisible tanks in the future

01/14/2011, The British military scientists have been working on a new technology called “e-camouflage” which uses e-ink to make tanks turn invisible. Highly advanced sensors attached on the outside of the tank will project images of the surrounding...

Army Wants To Give Smartphones To Every Soldier

12/14/2010, The US Army spends heavily on technology, and it’s easy to understand why, since our security is at stake. Now it wants to give its troops a little added advantage via a common device: the smartphone. Reports are in that it’s thinking of...

US Army makes Judge Dredd-style smartgun a standard issue by 2014

12/10/2010, The US Army recently confirmed whispers of equipping all of their infantry squads and special-forces teams with the XM-25 Judge Dredd style computer smartgun by the time 2014 rolls around. Just how fantastic is the XM-25 supposed to be? Let’s just...

Military iPad App Makes War Look Like A Video Game

10/27/2010, Most of us have played an RTS game before such as Red Alert or Starcraft, allowing us to have a top-down view of the battle field and defeat our friends with our tactical prowess. Now it looks like the real pros will be getting in on the deal too as a new...

US Army working on snakelike robots for future missions

07/27/2010, The US Army has poured in more dough to develop a new series of snakelike robots that will see action in the battlefield, where among their primary functions would be to get involved in search and rescue missions, opening up doors, as well as handling...

Raytheon Android Tactical System

07/22/2010, Google’s Android mobile OS is getting adopted is many devices, and next up it’ll be used in the Raytheon Android Tactical System (RATS), which is a compact device that will relay battlefield images from satellites and aircraft to soldiers on...