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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...

Lightsabers For Military Men In The Future?

12/18/2015, Have you watched Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet? It has already broken a fair number of records to date, and if you feel the need to wield an actual lightsaber in combat, then perhaps you might want to think about signing up with the army. While laser...

Air Force Gives Green Light For Non-Officers To Fly Drones

12/17/2015, It was just yesterday that we brought you word on how the U.S. Air Force has taken steps to financially reward their drone pilots with a bonus amounting to $125,000 (which will be paid out over the span of five years) in order to retain their service. It...

ISIS Said To Pack Explosives In Drones

12/16/2015, ISIS, the radical terrorist organization that has certainly committed a whole lot of atrocities over the past year, making Al-Qaeda look as though they were little kids, have been said to be purportedly placing small amounts of explosives on drones. Has...

Air Force Offers $125k Bonus To Retain Drone Pilots

12/16/2015, Desperate times call for desperate measures, or so the saying goes, and the U.S. Air Force must be in pretty dire straits when it comes to retaining their drone pilots, so much so that these drone pilots are being offered up to $125,000 in bonuses so that...

Naviator Drone Is Amphibious

12/09/2015, When it comes to drones, some incidents in recent times have not had too positive an impact – including that of a toddler getting his eyeball cut in half by an out of control drone. Well, here is a new drone that might just increase its versatility,...