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Pentagon Wants EMP Grenade

11/27/2012, We have seen the devastating effects of an EMP blast before – mostly in comics, and more recently, in a plethora of sci-fi movies. Well, it seems that the EMP blast is something that the Pentagon is looking for, and to be more specific, they way an...

Human Rights Watch hopes to ban the creation of autonomous weapons

11/20/2012, Thanks to the use of drones, there is a reduced need for sending human beings into the field of battle which in turn could cut down on the amount of lives lost (at least for one side), but given what we’ve seen in movies like Terminator, it could be...

U.S. Navy to replace military dolphins with cheaper robots

11/16/2012, Dolphins are known for their intelligence, exceptional diving ability, and trainability. It didn’t take long for us humans to begin testing these mammals to perform specific tasks, such as the ones we can find on water parks. But unknown to some,...


PIXNET super vision system for soldiers

11/05/2012, Fighting on the ground these days are far different from what you see in Assassin’s Creed 3, there are plenty more equipment and gear for your average grunt to deal with, and most US soldiers do tote around special weapon sights and vision goggles so...

Stealth fighter jet dubbed as the J-31 reportedly tested in China

11/02/2012, China is reportedly testing another stealth fighter jet called the J-31. The newly spotted stealth fighter will be China’s second such plane, following the long-rumored existence of the J-20 stealth fighter. According to CNN, the J-31 was test flown...

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...