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DARPA Working On Hidden Underwater Drones

05/12/2016, So we have drones in the air in which they can be used to fire missiles or to perform surveillance, but what about underwater? When it comes to naval warfare, we are looking at boats like cruisers and destroyers, and let’s not forget submarines too, and...

Bomb Defusing Robot Is Nimble Enough To Open Pill Bottles

05/10/2016, Robots have no doubt come a long way from what they were back in the day, and while some might be lauding the progress we’ve made, we’re sure there are some who are equally worried that a Skynet-like future isn’t too far behind, and if you’re in...

SpaceX Bags Its First Military Contract

04/28/2016, For years, Elon Musk has been arguing for his private space company SpaceX to be treated in the same manner as Boeing and Lockheed Martin. The two giants effectively had a monopoly on military launches but that has finally been broken as the United States...

US Military Developing Vaccine That Can Adapt To New Viruses

04/11/2016, There are vaccines for all kinds of diseases. For example when traveling to certain parts of the world, it is a requirement for you to get vaccinated against certain types of diseases. However these vaccines are usually disease-specific, meaning that if...

US Army Soldiers Could Get Tiny Drones Soon

04/04/2016, Drones are far more than just to capture scenic shots of your surroundings, or to deliver a torrent of hellfire onto the enemy behind their lines, as they would also be able to help you snap some pretty unique selfies without the need for a selfie stick....

Russian Drone Tank Seen

03/28/2016, Drones are pretty useful for ordinary matter such as making deliveries in urban areas, or perhaps to help out law enforcement officials in catching felons, or simply to function as an artist. There is also plenty of wiggle room in terms of the military,...

US Military Launches ‘Hack The Pentagon’ Program

03/03/2016, There are many companies out there who offer up various bounties if users are able to find bugs and also find ways to circumvent security, all of which are bugs and flaws that need to be fixed ASAP. Turns out that the US military isn’t so different...

Predator B Sports Longer Wings, Flies At A Greater Distance

03/01/2016, Having drones in your arsenal of weapons is always a comforting thought, especially when you take into consideration how you can pick off your enemies from afar without having to risk life and limb of your soldiers and fellow comrades. Hence,...

Autonomous Weapons Are More Dangerous Than You Think

02/29/2016, Paul Scharre, a former Pentagon official who played a role in establishing the country’s policy on autonomous weapons, has written a new report which argues that these weapons are more dangerous in real-world environments than we think because...

Army Patents Bullets That Can Self-Destruct

02/24/2016, On the open battlefield where you know that it’s more or less you and your enemy, you won’t have to worry about shooting civilians. However because sometimes combat can take place in cities and towns where civilians are staying, a stray bullet can...

DARPA Ready To Launch Submarine Hunting Drone

02/12/2016, It has been a wee bit more than three years since we talked about how DARPA has a robotic ship that will hunt down silent submarines, and it seems that such a dream is now a reality as DARPA prepares to roll out its latest 132-foot submarine-hunting drone...

Drones Armed With Bazookas Are Very Real

02/12/2016, We all know that drones in the hands of amateurs can be a rather dangerous tool, especially since there has been instances of a drone causing a toddler to lose an eye after crashing into him, not to mention being a danger to babies as well. Having said...

Terrier Tank A ‘Swiss Army Knife’ Armored Vehicle

02/12/2016, We all know how modern day mobile devices happen to be a prime example in converging technology, where apart from receiving and making phone calls, these smartphones double up as GPS navigation devices, portable media players as well as our cameras, among...