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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...

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 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...

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...

Big Dog gets weaponized

11/16/2009, Remember the Big Dog robot that moves in such a lifelike manner, it is almost uncanny and unnerving? The folks at Boston Dynamics have made improvements to it by weaponizing Big Dog, allowing future robots on the battlefield to fight our wars without...