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Robot Minesweeper Could Prevent Loss Of Life

07/01/2014, There are many departments or areas that one will be able to contribute to the military, although those who are on the field, so to speak, do experience a whole lot more elements of danger than their counterparts sitting comfortably from the command...

DARPA Brain Chips Can Implant Or Remove Memories

06/20/2014, Just when you thought that intelligence agencies have got all of that brainwashing and mind control techniques down pat, along comes the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and their effort in developing new brain chips which will supposedly...

U.S. Navy Looks To Equip Humvees With Lasers To Counter Drones

06/18/2014, If you have watched Sharknado, you would most probably know just how cheesy things can get, but and I am quite sure that the idea of laser-mounted sharks have also tickled your imagination at least once in the past. Well, here is a more modern take on...

DARPA Z-Man Program Turns You Into A Human Gecko

06/16/2014, Have you watched the latest installment of Spiderman on the silver screen? Well, there really isn’t anything not to like about this Spiderman, and I am quite sure that some of us have thought of gaining some sort of superpowers from time to time....

Invisible Barcode Could Be A Crime Fighting Tool

06/05/2014, The long arm of the law has the added advantage of technology working alongside them in order to uncover dastardly crimes that have been committed by nefarious minds (and hands). However, there are moments when even the law remains one step behind, and in...

TrackingPoint Lets You Shoot From Around Corners

06/05/2014, TrackingPoint, the company that has developed a new smart rifle for the U.S. Army which is capable of doing the aiming on your behalf, now has another ally as part of the setup – Google Glass. Yes sir, you can now hit your target in style, with this...

U.S. Space Missions May Be Hit Hard By Russia’s Rocket Ban

05/25/2014, Earlier this month Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that Moscow could ban sale of RD-180 rockets to the United States, and may even reject its request to use the International Space Station after 2020. This would be...

Black Knight Transformer Takes To The Skies

05/21/2014, While many of us will most probably look forward to the various offerings on the silver screen this summer, surely the next installment of Transformers is going to be something that most of us will not want to miss. Now, if only there was a real life...

Army Developing Helmet With Built-in Air Conditioning

05/14/2014, Wearing a helmet can get pretty stuffy, not to mention possibly even quite smelly too, but it looks like the army has come up with a solution – a helmet with a built-in respirator. As you can see in the image above, the futuristic-looking helmet is...

NeRD E-Reader For The Navy

05/07/2014, The US Navy has worked alongside Findaway World, where the fruition of their partnership has resulted in a spanking new basic e-reader device. Known as the NeRD e-reader, the original was based on a hardware design which had been licensed from a...

The Avenger Drone Spotted

05/05/2014, While drones might not be welcome everywhere for obvious reasons, there is a practical aspect to them serving in the military. Case in point, the Avenger drone that was spotted over the Mojave desert recently sports a distinctive golden glass that helps...

Oculus Rift Used By Norwegian Army Tank Drivers

05/05/2014, Given that tanks are designed to be armored combat vehicles, it means that openings on the vehicle are minimal to prevent bullets, sharpness, and other objects from passing through. This also means that driving a tank isn’t exactly the easiest job in...