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US Military Caught Pirating Software, To Pay $50 Million In Fines

11/28/2013, Crime does not pay, and certainly it is a crime to steal something that does not belong to you in the first place. Software piracy is a very big issue that needs to be tackled, and Apptricity, the maker of logistics software that is used to track down the...

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...

Sham II Syrian “Tank” Controlled by PlayStation Controller

12/11/2012, What you see above is the Sham II, which is a 100% made in Syria vehicle that is constructed from the chassis of a car, and rebels have touted it to be a tank of sorts. Taking around a month of work for the design, it will in no way be able to stand up to...

PIXNET super vision system for soldiers

11/05/2012, Fighting on the ground these days are far different from what you see in Assassin’s Creed 3, there are plenty more equipment and gear for your average grunt to deal with, and most US soldiers do tote around special weapon sights and vision goggles so...

Military zeppelin to land cargo sans runway

10/24/2012, It goes without saying that air support is crucial in any theater of war, whether it is meant to shock and awe the enemy into submission, or to deliver supplies to base camp in the fastest time possible. The thing about planes is, you do need runways to...

MouSensor Project sees mice trained to be landmine detectors

10/16/2012, Clearing up a landmine infested area is not exactly the dream job for most folks, considering the copious amount of risk involved while you are at work with no guarantee that you will be able to return home alive. Well, getting robots to do the job is an...

South Korea looks at suicidal attack drone

10/11/2012, The Japanese perfected the art of kamikaze attacks during World War 2 which took many people by surprise – at least those who were not exposed to this particular move in warfare. South Koreans might have taken a page out of Japan’s history by...

US Navy wants jets powered by seawater

10/01/2012, Each year, the US Navy consumes around $11 billion worth of fuel – which is a whole lot of money when you think about it. Well, scientists over at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) might help ease the burden of forking out so much money just...

The Pentagon investigated a Pokémon-inspired weapon

09/27/2012, A recently declassified document from the Army’s National Ground Intelligence center details a series of proposals for non-lethal weapons ranging from a close-range laser to a device that would flood cellular networks. In particular, it...

JLENS successful in blasting a cruise missile

09/26/2012, What can $2 billion get you these days? Not much if you are a defense company, as one of Pentagon’s spy blimps known as JLENS (Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor) from Raytheon has finally managed to successfully detect as...

Unmanned Air Force space plane lands in California by itself

09/20/2012, Things seem to be getting more and more automated in the army, where most recently we saw this unmanned Air Force space plane steering itself to a safe landing last Saturday at a California military base, which marks the end (and perhaps the highlight) of...

Brains scanned for potential battlefield threats

09/20/2012, Things seem to get better and better for soldiers on the battlefield as more and more technology start to take their rightful place. The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) recently combined soldiers brains to technology successfully, where a...

DARPA Legged Squad Support System (LS3)

09/10/2012, What you see above is definitely not new, but it shows off other capabilities of the upcoming DARPA Legged Squad Support System (LS3) that we have not been privy to before. The ultimate goal of the LS3 program is to demonstrate the usefulness of a legged...