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Navy looks at fast firing superweapon

02/07/2012, The race for the best arms has never stopped, hence the evolution of weapons on the battlefield that has come a long way since fistcuffs. Intercontinental ballistic missiles, stealth planes, stuff that you never could have imagined a couple of hundred...

Virtual reality contact lenses offers 3D panoramic images

02/07/2012, Contact lenses these days have evolved from being a corrective vision tool to one that gives you larger-than-normal eyes for manga lovers, as well as helping you obtain a new set of colors to play with the rest of your wardrobe. Scientists are coming up...

U.S. Government wants military to use Android phones

02/06/2012, According to reports online, some U.S. officials this year are expected to get Android devices for the handling of classified government documents over cellular networks. While the issue has been discussed in the past before, it looks like the plans have...

DARPA implants keep stress levels in check

02/03/2012, We live in an extremely stressful society these days, as everything needs to be instant, and to deliver less than expected is deemed by some to be a major failure. Well, the Department of Defense’s research agency is looking out for a new kind of...

Army intends grunts to lose weight by transplanting extra fat?

01/31/2012, This goes against all logic, but then again, perhaps the scientists in the Army know far more than I do. In their quest for smaller and leaner soldiers, they decided to give their General Infantry additional fat cells through a transplant. Having received...

Steerable bullet realizes Wanted in real life

01/30/2012, Remember the 2008 action flick, Wanted, that starred Angelina Jolie who is part of a group of specialized assassins that can bend the pathways of bullets? Well, not everyone needs to be born with such a special gift as in the movie, since a steerable...

Military biomask can treat burned faces

01/30/2012, Anyone can tell you that getting burned is no fun at all, and even more if you suffer second and third degree burns – what more, on the face. Well, the military might have a solution in the far off future, targeting a 2017 release date that requires...

GHOST stealth watercraft

01/17/2012, I mentioned earlier that those who sign up with Uncle Sam might eventually have the opportunity play with some really cool toys (if you happen to be in the right department and rank, that is), and here we are with the GHOST stealth watercraft –...

Nano Air Vehicle Looks Like A Hummingbird

01/16/2012, There is nothing quite like joining the military and defending your country from external threats (and perhaps even internal ones), so why not hook up with the world’s mos advanced military while you are at it? Invisible cloaks, inflatable...

Inflatable tourniquet might help save lives on the battlefield

01/15/2012, Being on the battlefield is one assignment that soldiers were trained for, but that does not mean it is plain sailing even if you have the world’s most advanced military machine backing you up. After all, there is always a weak point no matter how...

Is the X-37B spaceplane spying on China?

01/05/2012, A report in a recent copy of the Spaceflight magazine does insinuate that America’s classified X-37B spaceplane has been serving its country well by spying on China. This vehicle has no pilot flying it while it is in the air, considering how it was...

Simulator helps soldiers be on the alert for IED ambushes

01/04/2012, There is nothing quite like technology working alongside you as you engage the enemy on the battlefield – after all, isn’t it a whole lot safer flying a Predator drone across dangerous enemy territory without worrying about having to eject at...