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The US Army Is Getting Hoverbikes Of Their Own

06/22/2015, More than once, sci-fi/futuristic movies have shown us what a world would be like if hoverbikes existed – very cool indeed, but the question is with today’s technology, would it be impossible to create one? As it turns out the answer is no, and...

Navy Tests New Fire Scout Drone Variant

06/19/2015, Join the Navy and see the world – or so that is the dream that many aspire to. I am quite sure that one would also be able to find a fair number of high tech weaponry, with many classified ones, when one gets to the higher ups in the Navy. Well, we...

Russia Reportedly Developing A Microwave Gun That Can Kill Missiles

06/16/2015, Drones can be used for surveillance purposes, but they can also be used in combat where they can launch missiles. So what can one do to counter these drone attacks? Well there are anti-aircraft guns, assuming they can detect said drones, but it seems that...

US Navy Wants To Buy Your Software’s Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

06/14/2015, There are plenty of software engineers and hackers out there whose job is to search for a software’s security loopholes, flaws, and zero-day vulnerabilities to patch them before they are discovered and exploited by hackers. Google themselves have such...

U.S. Navy Tests Electromagnetic Jet Fighter Catapult

06/08/2015, The United States Navy has been working on a new method to launch fighter jets off of aircraft carriers, not that the old method doesn’t work, but there’s no harm in making things better and more efficient than they already are. It’s...

ISIS Base Discovered And Destroyed Thanks To A Selfie

06/03/2015, Taking photos of yourself, also known as a selfie, is pretty common these days. However as with most things in life, there is a time and place for it. For example driving and taking a selfie is a big no-no, taking selfies during funerals is also...

US Will Help Protect Japan From Cyber Attacks

05/31/2015, With so many services and products being online at the moment, the internet can be a scary place as it means that hackers can easily access a lot of sensitive information about someone if they put their minds to it. We’ve seen this happen with credit...

SpaceX Certified To Conduct Space Missions For The Military

05/27/2015, SpaceX has tried very hard to break the monopoly enjoyed by the United Launch Alliance, a joint program between Lockheed Martin and Boeing which was previously the only outfit certified by the military to carry out space missions on its behalf. Elon...

DARPA’s Guided Bullet Proves It Can Hit Moving Targets

04/27/2015, DARPA has been working on guided bullets for a while now and in the latest footage released, it shows that their EXACTO bullet will be able to hit moving targets. Basically the idea of guided bullets is to help increase accuracy, especially in conditions...

Navy Researchers Use Clay To Create Bulletproof Glass

04/26/2015, Researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have been able to use clay to create bulletproof glass, this is being considered as a major development in materials science. The researchers were able to do this following decades of research and...

US Army Testing Clip-On Rifle Ray Gun Attachments

04/24/2015, It is only in movies that we see guns firing lasers, sonic blasts, rays, and etc. In real life and for the most part, guns just fire regular bullets. However it looks like the US Army is trying to give its soldiers an edge over the enemy as it appears...

US Navy Works On ‘Swarming’ Drones

04/16/2015, Robots that swarm and unite as one mind can be a scary thing, especially when you take into consideration the various things it can achieve – in the movies, at least. Real life will still need to see plenty of homework done before something remotely...

US Air Force Will Now Train With Remote Controlled F-16s

03/24/2015, It is not surprising that in a bid to simulate combat and to hone their skills further, the US Air Force from time to time flies simulated attacks against planes with similar capabilities of that of enemy planes. In the past the US Air Force has turned to...

Boeing Patents Force Field System To Protect Military Vehicles

03/23/2015, We’re sure most of you guys have seen sci-fi movies where vehicles or even robots can deploy force fields, ultimately protecting them from damage from the likes of missiles, guns, lasers, and so on. It would be pretty awesome if we had similar...