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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...

Female body armor for the army, Samus grins

07/23/2012, I am quite sure that those of us who are old enough to play the original Metroid on the NES were pretty much shocked when we realized that Samus was not a testosterone-filled hero, but rather, a more tender version in the form of a female. Females in the...

Power Pwn has dual identity

07/22/2012, The Power Pwn, at first glance, might look like a pretty cool looking power strip, but underneath the hood, you will notice that it offers far more than meets the eye. In fact, the Power Pwn will ship with a Debian 6 version of Linux that sports some...

iRobot Packbot defuses bombs

07/17/2012, Now here is a robot that while it might not be able to save lives of those who are drowning, it is still capable of making sure that a country’s troops do not suffer from any more unnecessary loss of life. iRobot, the company who has churned out the...

Sonic fire extinguisher from DARPA

07/17/2012, DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has come up with something interesting – a fire extinguisher that works differently from all other fire extinguishers to date. You will not find it froth out white stuff on the other end of the...

MBDA introduces its Vigilus UAV missile system concept

07/11/2012, Missile developer and manufacturer MBDA introduced an entirely different UAV missile system concept this week at the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow. It is called Vigilus, and MBDA  hopes to have the system ready and working by 2030. Vigilus is a...

Pilotless robot plane smart enough to navigate through bad weather

07/09/2012, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been doing their bit to help save lives in the military for some time already – where pilotless vehicles ply routes in the air over battlefields in order to scout the enemies’ area as well as make strategic...

DARPA reveals gigapixel camera

07/06/2012, DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has just revealed its latest project, a gigapixel camera. The camera is capable of taking photos that are much higher resolution that the normal human eye can see. DARPA has tested a 1.4 and .96...

The Power of Zeus, In The Hands Of The U.S Military

06/28/2012, Picatinny Arsenal, an armament company specialized in both conventional and smart weapons is working on something that goes beyond kinetic-energy weapons, which is a fancy terms to describe “throwing stuff at the adversary”. In their own...