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Smart uniform closes pores when it detects harmful chemicals

10/30/2012, Being in the military – especially if you are in the higher ranks, would make you privy to some of the more unusual devices that do make you wonder whether you are living in a science fiction world. This time around, researchers are exploring the...

US drone transmissions are not as secure as we think

10/30/2012, You know what they say – a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and in the case of the US military with their vaunted army of Predator and Reaper drones, it was discovered that our men and women in uniform have failed to secure the...

The US Navy Can Now Launch Missiles From Unmanned Boats

10/30/2012, The military and quasi-military divisions of the United States Government have been able to launch missiles from unarmed flying drones for a while, but only recently have they expanded the functionality to unmanned seafaring vessels. Today, the Naval...


US Navy laser a couple of years away

10/29/2012, A battleship or aircraft carrier with laser guns? This sounds right out of a science fiction movie, but that age of naval warfare could very well happen in just a couple of years’ time if the Navy has their way. Basically, the US Navy’s plan for...

Military zeppelin to land cargo sans runway

10/24/2012, It goes without saying that air support is crucial in any theater of war, whether it is meant to shock and awe the enemy into submission, or to deliver supplies to base camp in the fastest time possible. The thing about planes is, you do need runways to...

Air Force flying saucer seen in declassified documents

10/18/2012, So all the furore surrounding a flying saucer has a source, and unfortunately for X-philes, that would mean there are no extra terrestrial lifeforms out there to contact. Recently declassified documents by the US Air Force have depicted a flying saucer...

Intel iQ Smart Suit helps prevent fatigue in soldiers

10/12/2012, You know why soldiers on the ground need to be so buffed up and fit? Well, not only do they need to make sure they are the toughest and meanest looking folks on the battlefield, there is also a whole lot of gadgets and equipment that they will need to...

South Korea looks at suicidal attack drone

10/11/2012, The Japanese perfected the art of kamikaze attacks during World War 2 which took many people by surprise – at least those who were not exposed to this particular move in warfare. South Koreans might have taken a page out of Japan’s history by...

Boston Dynamics’ LS3 seems to be Star Wars inspired

10/03/2012, Truth is stranger than fiction after all, and it seems that the latest iteration of Boston Dynamics’ LS3 (Legged Squad Support System) has taken a page out of George Lucas’ Star Wars book, where it definitely brings back memories of the AT-AT (All...

US Army looks to seizure weapon inspired by Pokemon

10/01/2012, Remember an episode of the cartoon Pokemon which caused seizures in over 600 Japanese children back in 1997? Well, it seems that the US Army was inspired by that particular “episode”, pardon the pun, and intend to harness the phenomenon of seizures...

US Navy wants jets powered by seawater

10/01/2012, Each year, the US Navy consumes around $11 billion worth of fuel – which is a whole lot of money when you think about it. Well, scientists over at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) might help ease the burden of forking out so much money just...

JLENS successful in blasting a cruise missile

09/26/2012, What can $2 billion get you these days? Not much if you are a defense company, as one of Pentagon’s spy blimps known as JLENS (Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor) from Raytheon has finally managed to successfully detect as...

Raytheon software monitors global media broadcasts 24/7

09/20/2012, Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Raytheon does not only work on swarm boat weapons and intercepts missiles, but they also have software that will help the government monitor TV broadcasts around the globe, round-the-clock, while performing an...