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Mini bombs could take drone warfare to a whole new level

12/02/2011, While the idea of waging war is never a pleasant thought, we have to admit that it’s partly thanks to war and the need to defend ourselves that we have managed to come up with a variety of new and innovative technology, as demonstrated by defense...

Rats sniff out landmines

11/23/2011, I would have thought that immaculately trained dogs would be the ones who would go ahead of a human trainer and use their highly sensitive noses to pinpoint the location of any potential landmines, but it seems that man’s best friend has a...

US Army tests new supersonic weapon

11/18/2011, Yes, when we talk about supersonic weapons, it involves winged aircraft or a projectile that travels far faster than that of sound – five times faster in fact, in the latest weapon that was tested by the US Army. Also known as the Advanced...

Turn Predator with these night vision goggles

11/17/2011, Don’t you think that the Predator’s bunch of gear in the movies is nothing short of kick ass, although without any of it, the Alien seems to have the upper hand with pure evolution backing it up. Well, for those who want to play Predator in...

No more friendly fire deaths from dones

11/16/2011, Just when you thought that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs for short) being used in the battlefield is the next best thing since sliced bread, considering the ‘pilot’ needs not head out to the battlefield and risk his life, along comes the...

Nanodrone SQ-4 UAV reporting for duty, sir!

11/14/2011, When we talk about drones, most of the time we think of the Predator – this huge winged beast the flies like a remote controlled plane, making war seem more like a video game compared to the visceral air experience that combat pilots of both World...

Google develops job search engine for the US military

11/07/2011, Our men (and women) in uniform would definitely be proud to know that the military is one of the most advanced in the world – not to mention boasting some of the deadliest weapons in their armory, but in this time of economic crisis, you never quite...

Switchblade backpack drone might help ground troops

11/02/2011, It has been so frequent that we read about our troops in far off lands like Iraq and Afghanistan getting killed by suicide bombers that I can safely say we’re more or less numb about it already. Hopefully, the advancement of technology might soon...

Dell Streak 5 cleared by Pentagon

11/02/2011, Who would have thought that the Dell Streak 5, one of the more unheralded Android-powered slate devices in the market, has been cleared for government use by the Pentagon? Yes sir, we are talking about an already discontinued device, but I guess after...

Explosives detectors printed with inkjet printers

10/31/2011, Explosives detectors usually do not come on the cheap side, but yet there is an increasing need for such devices, whether it be at the airport or on the battle field or used by police officers during their patrol. Unfortunately the downside to such...

US’s most powerful nuke dismantled

10/26/2011, It’s time to bid farewell to the last B53 bomb in America. Disassembly of the country’s most powerful remaining nuclear bomb – touted to be six hundred times stronger than the one dropped on Hiroshima – started yesterday at the Pantex...

A tank Susan Richards would love to command

10/25/2011, Sue Storm, Susan Richards – take your pick, she is still the Invisible Woman and a founding member of the Fantastic Four. Since she has the innate ability to turn invisible (without having to go naked like the original Invisible Man), surely she...

Japanese ball drone looks awesome

10/25/2011, What you see here has been dubbed as the “world’s first spherical flying machine”, where it was first announced in June earlier this year with its master, Japan’s Ministry of Defense, taking the step to showcase it to the general public recently...