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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...

Pentagon Shuts Down Killer Drone Fleet

02/11/2016, Don’t you feel that there are some rather frustrating moments with those in power who seem to think as though they are working with an unlimited budget? For instance, here is another incident that might raise your blood pressure a wee bit as a...

Cyborg Soldiers Could Be The Next Step Forward

01/21/2016, Remember the movie Universal Soldier that starred Jean-Claude Van Damme? That movie saw cyborg soldiers make use of a brain-computer interface, and this could very well be what the future entails, if what we hear about the U.S. military is correct, that...

US Air Force Drones Crashed In Record Numbers Last Year

01/21/2016, It goes without saying that many battles in this day and age are fought remotely, as technology advances in such a manner so as to deliver a “punch from afar” to the enemy, so to speak. Drones are the perfect instruments for such a task as this...

DARPA Building Drones That Can Take Off From Smaller Ships

12/30/2015, We’re sure many of you guys have seen photos and movies of planes taking off from ships. These ships are called carriers and they are huge, obviously since it would need to be able to fit several planes as well as accommodate a runway. However the...

The U.S. Army Has Retired Its First Drone

12/30/2015, It has only been a few years since the military’s drone technology has become a subject of public interest but that doesn’t take away from the fact that the U.S. Army has been using drones for over two decades now. IAI’s Hunter has the...

U.S. Military Gives Up On Robot Because It’s Too Loud

12/29/2015, The pack mule robot by Boston Dynamics, a Google company that recently wished us all a terrifying Merry Christmas, was being put through field testing by the United States military. The robot was meant to make it easy for military personnel to carry heavy...