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“Ironman” spits out bullets like there is no tomorrow

05/17/2012, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance can be said to be a box office flop among all the Marvel movie franchises to date, with wooden acting, a poor script, and no Eva Mendes. One memorable scene from the movie though, would be to have Ghost Rider spit out all...

SOCOM introduces NeuroTracker for commandos

05/14/2012, The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) recently spoke about their plans to deploy CogniSens‘ NeuroTracker system in order to “improve situational awareness, multiple target tracking and decision making efficiency of soldiers as it relates to...

Raytheon interceptor hits test missile

05/10/2012, Star Wars for the US government is far more than just sentimental attachment to a cultural pop phenomenon that was created by George Lucas, introducing the world to a whole new galaxy of Jedi Knights, the Sith as well as a plethora of alien lifeform and...

Camouflage material inspired by nature

05/03/2012, Nature has always proved to be quite the inspiration for progressive thinkers, and here we are with scientists from the University of Bristol who have managed to develop artificial muscles which are capable of mimicking the camouflaging ability of squids....

Pilots refuse flying the F-22 Raptor due to oxygen problems

05/02/2012, According to the Los Angeles Times, some air force pilots are complaining of hypoxia-like symptoms while flying the world’s most-expensive fighter jet: the F-22 Raptor. Fighter pilots are now facing two risks – the risk of dying or the risk of...

DARPA’s Sea Shadow stealth ship on sale from $50,000 onwards

04/30/2012, If you have always wanted to get your hands on some military technology but do not have the contacts to do so, here is your chance. DARPA has put its stealth ship, the Sea Shadow, up for auction, where the opening price would stand at $50,000. No idea on...

i-Tactical Wheeled Vehicle inspired by iPhone

04/30/2012, The Army as definitely taken a positive look at the Apple iPhone, citing the design of the Army’s next truck as “smart, flexible, user-friendly, partially autonomous and affordable”. Ah well, with austerity measures being introduced to...

New radar detects human behavior signatures

04/24/2012, When it comes to stealth technology, you know for sure that ninjas are the pioneers in many a folklore. Solid Snake, too, does pretty well in being deadly and silent. However, the real world is not that dense as some computer AI, and in the future, stuff...

Expedition DI VR Infantry Training Tool, Upgraded

04/18/2012, Quantum 3D has a new version of its Expedition DI virtual reality (VR) simulation (the last one came out last year) which has been created to train Infantry teams to deal with tricky situations, as experienced by combat troops currently in the field. The...

Navy’s Knifefish drone sub helps seek out mines

04/16/2012, It is rather ironic that the Navy’s fleet of mine-hunting ships are not too good at what they do – that is, to look for mines in and around the waters that they cover. Good to know that there is a remedy to that problem, coming in the form of...

AggieAir Flying Circus is a slingshot UAV

04/15/2012, Researchers over at the Utah State University have been busy sending slingshot-like UAVs into the air, and the AggieAir Flying Circus is the platform of choice. This is a full-service aerial photography lab which comes in the form of an unmanned drone...

iOptik dual focus contact lenses gets Pentagon order

04/13/2012, The Pentagon has just placed an order for a bunch of prototype contact lenses known as the iOptik dual focus contact lenses which are touted to deliver a far wider field of vision for its wearer. Basically, these new contact lenses were designed to work...

Boeing to Jump into Android Powered Mobile Business

04/12/2012, The airplane manufacturer Boeing is in the process of developing a mobile phone that will make use of Google’s Android OS. The phone which is to be launched in the later parts of 2012 will be pitted against other manufacturers that offer highly secure...