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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...

Navy Unveils Tuna-like Robot

12/14/2014, Work for the U.S. Navy, and you get to see the world, or so the saying goes. The thing is, the folks over at the Navy do seem to have their fair share of toys to play around with, such as a recently tested laser that ought to send chills down the spine of...

The US Navy’s Brand New Laser Gun Demonstrated On Video

12/10/2014, While lasers have found a lot of use in non-combat settings, it felt for a long time that being able to fire a laser from a gun is the stuff of science fiction and can only be achieved in the movies or video games. Well it looks like the future is finally...

Graphene Could Deliver Superior Bulletproof Armor

11/30/2014, When it comes to protecting oneself against bullets, more often than not, Kevlar tends to be the one name that comes into mind. Researchers, however, might just have something better – touting graphene to be the best material when it comes to the...

U.S. Navy Deploys Laser In The Persian Gulf

11/17/2014, Earlier this year, we did bring you word that the U.S. Navy is all set to deploy their first laser weapon, and that historic moment happened a couple of days back. This particular laser weapon might actually usher in the age of Star Wars, so to speak,...

DARPA Wants To Make A Flying Aircraft Carrier

11/11/2014, DARPA or the Defense Advanced Research Products Agency, otherwise known as the folks with all the futuristic weapons, are now tinkering with an idea that you might already be familiar with if you have seen the Avengers movie. The agency has put out a...

Soft Exosuit Could Augment Footsoldiers’ Agility

10/30/2014, It looks like the U.S. military has expressed a rather strong interest when it comes to the development of powered exoskeletons. Such powered exoskeletons might just come in handy one of these days, you can never tell, as they assist soldiers in being a...