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Israeli army’s Injured Personnel Carrier is a human backpack

03/26/2012, Because the Israeli army is often involved in very dangerous close-quarter urban combat, having wounded or incapacitated soldiers is bound to happen, and evacuation is often very problematic. To put it in perspective, it can already be difficult to...

Swordfish pierces deep sea submarine hull, ends up as dinner

03/26/2012, The swordfish is a mighty underwater creature that is magnificent to look at, and just to get an idea on the kind of piercing power it has, read on. Alvin, a US Navy deep sea submarine has an illustrious history, having carried crew through the extreme...

DARPA wants disposable satellite swarm for troops

03/13/2012, The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a clarion call for experts to put their brains together in developing a new swarm of satellites which would enable soldiers who are posted overseas to be able to access near-live...

Double-barreled handgun is in the house

03/12/2012, A double-barreled shotgun is one powerful weapon to say the least, and it has featured in many a first person shooter that is able to turn whatever enemies you face into a pile of mush. I still remember the destructive power of the double-barreled shotgun...

Active Denial System thermal ray turns up the heat

03/12/2012, The US Military has access to some of the most advanced weapons in the world, so it is no surprise to see that the Active Denial System is real and ready to rock and roll. Basically, the Active Denial System will deliver a sensation of unbearable, sudden...

Navy robot throws extinguisher grenades to quell fires

03/07/2012, A fire on a ship is one of the worst fears of a sailor for the longest time (add a nuclear meltdown in a submarine to the list in keeping up with the times), and meeting Davy Jones and his fabled locker would be a viable alternative. Well, the US Navy...

iRobot 110 FirstLook to enter military service

03/06/2012, When it comes to war, man and machine will work in tandem in order to achieve victory across all fronts, no matter the cost. Of course, this is the rallying cry of this day and age, but in earlier years before technology became so pervasive, it was just...

Cheetah robot achieves new land speed record

03/05/2012, Cheetahs are supposed to be the fastest running animals on land, especially when it is chasing down its prey, but it cannot sustain such high speeds for extended lengths of time simply because its body will overheat. Having said that, science does take...

Solar Stick WASP spotted

02/28/2012, Remember our earlier coverage of Solar Stik’s Wearable Advanced Solar Pak (WASP) portable solar generator? Well, here is a continuation of where we left off, with an image to boot this time around. Sporting a trio of progressively powerful versions...

Hybrid US Army tank revealed

02/27/2012, The US Army is definitely the place to be if you are interested in seeing future forward technology in action – today. After over four years of painstaking work and research, the design as well as some specifications for the US Army’s...

Winter gloves play nice with touchscreen devices

02/13/2012, One of the major banes of a touchscreen device rears its ugly head whenever winter comes around – that is because when you wear a pair of gloves, you cannot manipulate the touchscreen display in any way other than to remove that glove and type out...

Hovering airplanes a possibility

02/13/2012, There is one major advantage the helicopter has that a plane does not – that is, the ability to simply hover around in place, turning 360 degrees in a horizontal plane and take off in that direction after that, but the price to pay would be...