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Striker HMSS helmet endows fighter pilots with ‘X-ray vision’

09/03/2012, All right, the kind of x-ray vision that I am referring to here has absolutely nothing to do with Superman’s ability, but rather, BAE Striker’s smart helmet is said to be able to allow a pilot in a Eurofighter Typhoon jet to see what is behind...

50-gigapixel camera part of DARPA’s AWARE program

08/27/2012, So you are pretty smug with your latest DSLR that crams in far more megapixels than you ever imagined, but as usual, the big boys over at the military have a toy that is far superior to what you hold in the palm of your hands. In fact, scientists over at...

Heat resisting camouflage face paint

08/24/2012, Most soldiers who fight on the battlefield wear some sort of face paint for camouflage purposes, and these tend to comprise of oil and wax, which will actually melt when exposed to intense heat. As we all know, the battlefield is not a place for the faint...

Bullet trap goes portable

08/22/2012, I guess the word “portable” is used extremely liberally here – especially since portable does not mean you are able to just pick it off the ground and pop it into your pocket. I am referring to the Portable Encapsulator, where it does...

O2PAK offers portable oxygen on the battlefield

08/21/2012, Now here is something that the military will find interesting – the O2PAK, a tiny, non-pressurized emergency chemical oxygen generator that hails from Combat Critical Care Corp. which was specially designed for military, ESAR/CSAR and humanitarian...

DARPA Captive Air Amphibious Transporter drives on water

08/12/2012, All right, it is time for a shootout. Between the DARPA Captive Air Amphibious Transporter that you see in action in the video above compared to the DeLorean hovercraft, which would you rather have? The former would have all the relevant equipment and...

Silent Falcon solar-powered UAV gets launched

08/10/2012, Silent Falcon UAS Technologies officially announced the Silent Falcon solar electric unmanned aerial system (UAS) at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) conference in Las Vegas early this week. Silent Falcon is the result of...

DARPA DASH robot detects enemy subs

08/09/2012, The price of freedom is eternal vigilance, and thousands of men and women have given up their lives to protect the freedom of this great country known as America, and no doubt they are more and more technologically inclined these days, with robots playing...

Artificial skin is super sensitive

07/30/2012, Over the past decade, Hollywood has churned out summer blockbusters that more often than not involved a comic book character, and they tend to come with a set of special powers. Well, we normal humans can only continue living our lives without being...