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Pentagon Is Developing A Terminator Type Robot Called ATLAS

07/21/2013, The machines are rising! Pentagon is actually developing a robot that is bound to remind of you the Terminator robots, but their creation isn’t a mean kill machine as yet. Its called ATLAS, it has two arms, two legs and 28 hydraulically actuated...

RoboSimian Robot Might Help You Out Of Tight Spots

07/17/2013, Sometime later this year, the folks over at DARPA will be hosting the Robotics Challenge, an event where many people expect it to have a huge impact. At the Robotics Challenge, you can be sure that you will find large as well as expensive robots...

RoboBee The Flying Robot Insect

05/03/2013, The world of robotics has certainly advanced by leaps and bounds over the years, and it seems that the advancements made in this particular category is not going to stop anytime soon. Well, scientists over in the US have managed to come up with a robot...

3-Finger Robot Hand Picks Up 50-Pound Weight Like A Boss

05/03/2013, Robot hands seem to get more and more agile these days, and the future might eventually see a robot butler around your home that is not only capable of delivering your favorite drink to you on a tray, but also to wrestle with those pesky cans and bottles...

US Targets Small Ships As Drone Bases

03/04/2013, The US military has proven to be a premier worldwide fighting force, or at least that is what popular culture depicts, and here is another creative approach to warfare in the seven seas. They intend to make use of fleets of tiny ships which will perform...

DARPA Wants Self-Destructing Electronics

01/28/2013, I am quite sure that most of us out there have seen at least one episode of Mission Impossible where the message self-destructs after relating the mission to whoever is listening in to it. Well, the research arm of the Pentagon, DARPA, intend to work on...

DARPA Equips Jets With Lasers, Are Sharks Next?

01/24/2013, Forget about missiles fired from a fighter jet towards the enemy in a dogfight, and neither do you need to worry about bullets. DARPA, the research arm of the US military, is currently working on two systems, the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense...

DARPA To Deploy Deep Sea Remote-Controlled Payloads

01/15/2013, We’ve seen DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vehicle (ACTUV) last year which can hunt down silent subs in deep sea waters. Now DARPA wants to up the ante by deploying payloads at the bottom of the sea. The program,...

DARPA Robot Ship Hunts Down Silent Subs

12/27/2012, If you are a submariner, then chances are you would subscribe to the idea that there are two different kinds of ships: subs and targets. The forward thinking folks over at the Pentagon intend to work on a new kind of surface ship which is capable of...

Injected Foam Could Prevent Soldiers From Bleeding To Death

12/13/2012, The battlefield is an extremely dangerous place, as you can never tell whether this mission which you are on is your last. Well, an army is useless if it is full of hardware but does not have humans running the show, but with tactics and weapons being...

Darpa Introduces Injectable Foam To Stop Internal Bleeding

12/10/2012, It’s almost inevitable for a soldier to assume he may be severely injured one day during their tour of duty as danger can be found nearly anywhere. When a soldier receives internal injuries, stabilizing them for transportation is vital to their...