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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....

US Navy fires laser gun from ship for the first time

04/11/2011, The US Navy recently took a major leap forward in terms of weapon technology recently. They mounted a solid-state laser called the Maritime Laser Demonstrator aboard a decommissioned destroyer, the USS Paul Foster. With a motorboat a mile away from the...

Sprint in-wall radar imaging system unveiled

04/07/2011, From Cambridge Consultants, the folks who brought you the portable in-wall radar bag, here comes a new device called Sprint to make fights against the unseen more in your favor. And when I say unseen I don’t mean sprits or ghosts, but possible...

XM-25 computer smartgun promo video released

04/06/2011, The XM-25, computer smartgun from ATK that recently received a $66 million contract and is being moved into production stages has just been shown off in an impressive video demonstration. The futuristic weapon is more than just a collection of metal and...

ACTUV Tactics: submarine game designed to help the navy

04/06/2011, In an attempt to improve simulation software used to help track enemy submarines, the US government has now turned to enlist the help of gamers all over the world. Together with Sonalysts Combat Simulations, DARPA has come up with a game called ACTUV...

iRobot 110 FirstLook: a small robot spy on wheels

04/05/2011, iRobot, creators of many functional and useful robots have just unveiled pre-production prototypes of their upcoming robot – the iRobot 110 FirstLook. Designed to jump right into action, the iRobot 110 FirstLook is built to serve the military and law...

X-47B autonomous flying wing undergoes testing

03/20/2011, It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no – it’s the X-47B autonomous flying wing! This unique piece of military transportation is relatively small compared to other jets, but the main intention of rolling this puppy out would be to have it...

The Prism 200c through-wall radar can help save lives

03/03/2011, Cambridge Consultants have just launched a new addition to its Prism through-wall radar product line. Called the Prism 200c, it is a simplistic redesign of the Prism 200. It is lightweight, and can easily and covertly fit into a backpack to stay...

Soon we will be running away from robot cheetahs

02/28/2011, It has been reported that Boston Dynamics, a robotics company that is known for BigDog (a freakish-looking walking robot) has been commissioned by the military to create quadruped robots that can outrun human beings called Cheetah. Good news for would-be...

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...

China speedboat goes all stealthy

01/21/2011, Remember the furore surrounding China and their stealth jet fighter late last year and in early January? Well, it seems that the awakened dragon will be flexing their military muscles further down the road more than anyone else expected, as their stealth...

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...

BAE Systems want to disguise tanks with E Ink

01/13/2011, Just when you thought that E Ink technology was there for e-book readers, BAE Systems, a British defense firm, has decided to use it instead to disguise their range of vehicles of war. Apparently, a set of sensors that are connected to the tank’s...

SCENICC offers soldiers surround vision and much more

12/22/2010, DARPA, the Pentagon’s research branch has unveiled the Soldier Centric Imaging via Computational Cameras effort (SCENICC). This technology features a suite of cameras that digitally capture a kilometer-wide, 360-degree sphere, representing the image...