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DARPA Robot Ship Hunts Down Silent Subs

12/27/2012, If you are a submariner, then chances are you would subscribe to the idea that there are two different kinds of ships: subs and targets. The forward thinking folks over at the Pentagon intend to work on a new kind of surface ship which is capable of...

Air Force Enlists ESPN’s Help For Drone Footage Analysis

12/25/2012, The Air Force has enlisted the help of ESPN in order to go through and perform a thorough analysis on the copious amounts of video footage recorded from drone missions. Considering how the total number of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) there are scouring...

Kinect Aids US Veterans With Physical Therapy

12/21/2012, The Kinect add-on from Microsoft is definitely a piece of gaming technology that has gone beyond its original purpose, that is, to offer an alternative gaming environment where your entire body is the controller itself. We have seen our fair share of...

Automatic Blackhawk Helicopter

12/21/2012, We have seen in the movie Transformers at how the race of alien robots manage to mimic our technology, where some prefer to take on the vehicles of war on land, while others take to the skies. Frankly, I am quite surprised why all of them do not end up as...

Drugged Bears Used By Air Force To Test Supersonic Ejector Seats

12/21/2012, In the 1950s, pototoes weren’t an option. Animals were the only option, particularly bears. It was the reign of the B-58 Hustle, the first operational supersonic jet bomber capable of Mach 2 flight. When the Air Force, together with Convair, tested...

25,000 Want Death Star To Be Built

12/20/2012, The Death Star does seem to be a physical improbability when you think about it, and the amount of time, effort and Republic credits required to construct something this massive with its own gravitational field boggles the mind. Impossible would be the...

Injected Foam Could Prevent Soldiers From Bleeding To Death

12/13/2012, The battlefield is an extremely dangerous place, as you can never tell whether this mission which you are on is your last. Well, an army is useless if it is full of hardware but does not have humans running the show, but with tactics and weapons being...

Sham II Syrian “Tank” Controlled by PlayStation Controller

12/11/2012, What you see above is the Sham II, which is a 100% made in Syria vehicle that is constructed from the chassis of a car, and rebels have touted it to be a tank of sorts. Taking around a month of work for the design, it will in no way be able to stand up to...

Darpa Introduces Injectable Foam To Stop Internal Bleeding

12/10/2012, It’s almost inevitable for a soldier to assume he may be severely injured one day during their tour of duty as danger can be found nearly anywhere. When a soldier receives internal injuries, stabilizing them for transportation is vital to their...

Pentagon Wants EMP Grenade

11/27/2012, We have seen the devastating effects of an EMP blast before – mostly in comics, and more recently, in a plethora of sci-fi movies. Well, it seems that the EMP blast is something that the Pentagon is looking for, and to be more specific, they way an...

Human Rights Watch hopes to ban the creation of autonomous weapons

11/20/2012, Thanks to the use of drones, there is a reduced need for sending human beings into the field of battle which in turn could cut down on the amount of lives lost (at least for one side), but given what we’ve seen in movies like Terminator, it could be...

U.S. Navy to replace military dolphins with cheaper robots

11/16/2012, Dolphins are known for their intelligence, exceptional diving ability, and trainability. It didn’t take long for us humans to begin testing these mammals to perform specific tasks, such as the ones we can find on water parks. But unknown to some,...