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Robot sewing machines in the US might result in cheaper clothes

06/07/2012, I guess everyone more or less sees China as the world’s factory – hardly anything these days do not have the label, “Made in China” imprinted somewhere. Clothes, especially, has been a huge money spinner for factories in China, and...

Smart bullet set to make Wanted a reality

05/28/2012, Do you remember the movie Wanted? That particular show had the babelicious Angelina Jolie act as one of the world’s deadliest assassins, who is capable of bending a bullet around an obstacle before hitting the target some distance away. Well, that...

Mobile solar backpack for the military

05/24/2012, The average amount of equipment our men and women in uniform have to carry around in the battlefield does weigh a considerable figure, so what are the ways that technology and science can employ in order to lessen their burden? The U.S. Naval Research...

Navy planning to equip three of its ships with 4G LTE

05/23/2012, The U.S. Navy is planning to deploy “ruggedized” 4G LTE networks on three of its vessels this year. This marks the first time that the Navy has offered cellular service on any of its ships. According to Wired, the ships will be using a microwave-based...

Spy blimp from Northrop Grumman ready to take to the skies

05/23/2012, Northrop Grumman, a defense contractor for the government, has finally managed to squeeze in some flying time for their giant surveillance airship that is meant for the U.S. Army. This giant spy blimp is known as a Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence...

“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...