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Raytheon High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile tested successfully

09/07/2012, A nuclear deterrent is a good thing if you are the one with it, but this will lead to an escalation in the arms race across the global political arena. Unfortunately, this is where the world is at right now, so it makes sense to have more sophisticated...

Striker HMSS helmet endows fighter pilots with ‘X-ray vision’

09/03/2012, All right, the kind of x-ray vision that I am referring to here has absolutely nothing to do with Superman’s ability, but rather, BAE Striker’s smart helmet is said to be able to allow a pilot in a Eurofighter Typhoon jet to see what is behind...

Heat resisting camouflage face paint

08/24/2012, Most soldiers who fight on the battlefield wear some sort of face paint for camouflage purposes, and these tend to comprise of oil and wax, which will actually melt when exposed to intense heat. As we all know, the battlefield is not a place for the faint...

Bullet trap goes portable

08/22/2012, I guess the word “portable” is used extremely liberally here – especially since portable does not mean you are able to just pick it off the ground and pop it into your pocket. I am referring to the Portable Encapsulator, where it does...

Artificial skin is super sensitive

07/30/2012, Over the past decade, Hollywood has churned out summer blockbusters that more often than not involved a comic book character, and they tend to come with a set of special powers. Well, we normal humans can only continue living our lives without being...

Female body armor for the army, Samus grins

07/23/2012, I am quite sure that those of us who are old enough to play the original Metroid on the NES were pretty much shocked when we realized that Samus was not a testosterone-filled hero, but rather, a more tender version in the form of a female. Females in the...

Vertical ascender makes everyone a Spiderman

06/12/2012, I know, there is going to be a Spiderman movie reboot on the silver screen later this summer, and before you start thinking that getting a spider exposed to radioactivity to bite you is going to endow you with superpowers (I personally think that doing so...

Smart bullet set to make Wanted a reality

05/28/2012, Do you remember the movie Wanted? That particular show had the babelicious Angelina Jolie act as one of the world’s deadliest assassins, who is capable of bending a bullet around an obstacle before hitting the target some distance away. Well, that...

“Ironman” spits out bullets like there is no tomorrow

05/17/2012, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance can be said to be a box office flop among all the Marvel movie franchises to date, with wooden acting, a poor script, and no Eva Mendes. One memorable scene from the movie though, would be to have Ghost Rider spit out all...

Raytheon interceptor hits test missile

05/10/2012, Star Wars for the US government is far more than just sentimental attachment to a cultural pop phenomenon that was created by George Lucas, introducing the world to a whole new galaxy of Jedi Knights, the Sith as well as a plethora of alien lifeform and...

DARPA’s Sea Shadow stealth ship on sale from $50,000 onwards

04/30/2012, If you have always wanted to get your hands on some military technology but do not have the contacts to do so, here is your chance. DARPA has put its stealth ship, the Sea Shadow, up for auction, where the opening price would stand at $50,000. No idea on...

New radar detects human behavior signatures

04/24/2012, When it comes to stealth technology, you know for sure that ninjas are the pioneers in many a folklore. Solid Snake, too, does pretty well in being deadly and silent. However, the real world is not that dense as some computer AI, and in the future, stuff...

iOptik dual focus contact lenses gets Pentagon order

04/13/2012, The Pentagon has just placed an order for a bunch of prototype contact lenses known as the iOptik dual focus contact lenses which are touted to deliver a far wider field of vision for its wearer. Basically, these new contact lenses were designed to work...