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DARPA’s Guided Bullet Proves It Can Hit Moving Targets

04/27/2015, DARPA has been working on guided bullets for a while now and in the latest footage released, it shows that their EXACTO bullet will be able to hit moving targets. Basically the idea of guided bullets is to help increase accuracy, especially in conditions...

Navy Researchers Use Clay To Create Bulletproof Glass

04/26/2015, Researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have been able to use clay to create bulletproof glass, this is being considered as a major development in materials science. The researchers were able to do this following decades of research and...

US Army Testing Clip-On Rifle Ray Gun Attachments

04/24/2015, It is only in movies that we see guns firing lasers, sonic blasts, rays, and etc. In real life and for the most part, guns just fire regular bullets. However it looks like the US Army is trying to give its soldiers an edge over the enemy as it appears...

US Navy Works On ‘Swarming’ Drones

04/16/2015, Robots that swarm and unite as one mind can be a scary thing, especially when you take into consideration the various things it can achieve – in the movies, at least. Real life will still need to see plenty of homework done before something remotely...

US Air Force Will Now Train With Remote Controlled F-16s

03/24/2015, It is not surprising that in a bid to simulate combat and to hone their skills further, the US Air Force from time to time flies simulated attacks against planes with similar capabilities of that of enemy planes. In the past the US Air Force has turned to...

Boeing Patents Force Field System To Protect Military Vehicles

03/23/2015, We’re sure most of you guys have seen sci-fi movies where vehicles or even robots can deploy force fields, ultimately protecting them from damage from the likes of missiles, guns, lasers, and so on. It would be pretty awesome if we had similar...

Navy Develops Prototype Diving Suit That Helps Conserve Helium

03/22/2015, Seasoned divers are probably aware of the use of helium in their scuba tanks which are used to help dilute oxygen, making it easier for divers to breathe when diving deeper underwater. However helium is a non-renewable resource and considering that it is...

New Stealth Bomber Revealed In A Super Bowl Ad?

02/03/2015, It looks as though aviation company Northrop Grumman has decided to drop a teaser of its upcoming stealth bomber in, of all places, a Super Bowl commercial. The advertisement ran for half a minute which was aired during the Super Bowl, and it depicted...

British Army Raising A Brigade Of ‘Facebook Warriors’

02/01/2015, Wars are no longer contained to the battlefields. We have seen blowback of conflicts play out on the internet, cyberattacks being orchestrated and even private companies being brutally hacked on enemy soil. To meet these rapidly evolving challenges of...

Russia’s Military Cyborg Biker Does Not Impress

01/21/2015, Are robots supposed to be scary as they go on a rampage? I suppose so, assuming they are all networked and have an advanced Artificial Intelligence, seeing us humans as their primary threat to survival. Otherwise, robots are our friends, as they often...

U.S. Central Command Twitter Account Hacked

01/12/2015, Earlier today the official U.S. Central Command Twitter account was hacked. Apparently this was done by a group claiming to represent ISIS. The compromised account was then used to spread military data but most of it didn’t seem to be sensitive...

Bullet Changes Direction In Mid-Air

12/18/2014, Truth can be stranger than fiction at times, but there are moments when fiction does inspire some amazing technological advancements in the real world. For those who have watched “Wanted” that starred Angelina Jolie a few years back, you would have...