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CHIMP Robot: Move Like A Tank, Act Like A Primate

03/13/2013, A few months back, DARPA announced their Robotics Challenge, and what you see here is definitely one of the contenders, with the CHIMP robot built by the team over at Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center. CHIMP stands...

Concrete Canvas The Perfect Defense Against A Zombie Apocalypse

03/11/2013, I am quite sure that most of us out there do think from time to time as to what might happen in the event of a zombie outbreak or zombie apocalypse. You know, the kind of scenario in the Walking Dead series, and will you end up in the camp of the likes of...

US Targets Small Ships As Drone Bases

03/04/2013, The US military has proven to be a premier worldwide fighting force, or at least that is what popular culture depicts, and here is another creative approach to warfare in the seven seas. They intend to make use of fleets of tiny ships which will perform...

BigDog Gets A Helping Hand

02/28/2013, We have seen our fair share of videos in the past where the BigDog robotic mule is concerned, and have also spotted changes made to this robotic pack mule that might eventually be an indispensable battlefield assistant for our men and women who spearhead...

Pentagon Opens Networks To iOS Devices Next Year

02/26/2013, It was just in October of 2012 when the U.S. Department of Defense, or rather, as some others prefer to refer them to as the Pentagon, claimed that they have plans in the pipeline to use both iOS and Android devices officially within its communications...

Robot Octopus Developed By Army

02/18/2013, The Army certainly wants to get ahead of the competition where cool devices are concerned, and this time around, they will continue to use nature as their source of inspiration, creating self-sealing suction cups for robots that are similar in nature to...

DE-STAR Intends To Blow Up Meteors

02/17/2013, Remember our earlier story about how a meteorite actually crash landed in Russia, where this 10-ton behemoth injured around a thousand folks who least expected a meteor to drop down from the heavens? Well, they say that prevention is better than cure, so...

Robot Hornets Are Weapons Of The British Army

02/05/2013, Being in the Army certainly grants you your fair share of perks, and for those who are part of the British Army that currently reside in Afghanistan, the latest “toy” at your disposal would be this rather cute and small surveillance drones which will...

DARPA Wants Self-Destructing Electronics

01/28/2013, I am quite sure that most of us out there have seen at least one episode of Mission Impossible where the message self-destructs after relating the mission to whoever is listening in to it. Well, the research arm of the Pentagon, DARPA, intend to work on...

DARPA Equips Jets With Lasers, Are Sharks Next?

01/24/2013, Forget about missiles fired from a fighter jet towards the enemy in a dogfight, and neither do you need to worry about bullets. DARPA, the research arm of the US military, is currently working on two systems, the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense...

Hide From Nearly Anything With New York Designer’s Stealth Wear

01/16/2013, As much as we’d like to believe we can peek at our neighbors from the row of bushes across the street from where they live, if they have cameras that can sense heat signatures, then we might as well be standing in the middle of the street smacking...

DARPA To Deploy Deep Sea Remote-Controlled Payloads

01/15/2013, We’ve seen DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vehicle (ACTUV) last year which can hunt down silent subs in deep sea waters. Now DARPA wants to up the ante by deploying payloads at the bottom of the sea. The program,...