05/05/2011, It is said that if Navy SEAL dogs have $2,000 a-piece titanium teeth all the better to rip into baddies with, then our men in Navy SEAL Team 6 have adamantium skeletons and a healing factor to help them regenerate and keep our country safe from her enemies round the clock. Too bad for those who wish to believe that our loyal and brave canine friends have dental work that […]
05/03/2011, Stealth technology used to be a dream, but advancements in technology over the years have turned it into reality, helping save lives while making sensitive military operations far more effective in the process. Boeing does not just make jumbo jets, but they are also one of the main defense contractors for the US military, and have come up with a bevy of awesome machines over the years in the defense […]
04/27/2011, Kopin has finally rolled out their latest release, the Ruby Module – being a new plug-&-play, digitally interfaced display module that debuted at the Defense, Security, and Sensing 2011 Symposium. Just what does the Ruby Module offer? For starters, this is is a commercial off the shelf full-color SVGA (800 x 600), plug-&-play display module that comes in a compact, low power package.
04/21/2011, While iOS devices seem to be making a lot of headway in the medical field, it looks like Android will be the weapon of choice for the US military. According to reports, the Android-based Joint Battle Command-Platform (JBC-P) gadget is currently being tested and moving closer to being deployed to soldiers. Currently in prototype, the JBC-P is a device that runs a modified version of Android which is used to […]
04/21/2011, Being a sniper might be the position that most gamers go for in a FPS (if there is a sniper class weapon available, of course), but in the real world, those who want to graduate as snipers would have to be extraordinary marksman right from the start, with very little room for mistakes. After all, when each shot that you take has a high chance of revealing your position, and […]
04/20/2011, SA Photonics has developed the HRNVS (High Resolution Night Vision System) – a wide field digital head mounted display designed for commercial and military pilots of fixed-wing airplanes and rotorcraft. Night vision has been an important aspect of the US military – allowing pilots to fly around in the dark in relative safety, and giving them the edge in night time battles. But according to surveys of US Air Force […]
04/20/2011, The military seems to be relying a lot on games recently. It was only the other day where they released ACTUV Tactics, a tactical submarine game/crowdsourced simulator for them to collect data about tactics that work and don’t work. Now, they’ve just announced the release of a new game aimed to recruit undergraduates to the Royal Navy.
04/15/2011, Criminals in Brazil that plan to attend hide out at large events to stay away from the authorities better stay at home. Some “Robocop”-style glasses have apparently made their way over to armory of the military police and they are putting them to the test. These futuristic high-tech glasses contain tiny cameras that “can capture 400 facial images per second and send them to a central computer database storing up […]
04/11/2011, Airstrikes are deadly when used effectively and precisely. Calling down airstrikes in a wrong location could result in civilian casualties and even friendly fire. The military has been looking for more accurate and effective ways to call in air weaponry. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have come up with a new solution to the problem: give one guy on the ground the ability to control a drone or […]
04/11/2011, The US Navy recently took a major leap forward in terms of weapon technology recently. They mounted a solid-state laser called the Maritime Laser Demonstrator aboard a decommissioned destroyer, the USS Paul Foster. With a motorboat a mile away from the ship, they set out for target practice with the laser gun. It fired a 15-kilowatt beam of laser at the boat and set the motorboat’s engines on fire in […]
04/07/2011, From Cambridge Consultants, the folks who brought you the portable in-wall radar bag, here comes a new device called Sprint to make fights against the unseen more in your favor. And when I say unseen I don’t mean sprits or ghosts, but possible traps, explosives, and weapons that could be hidden in walls. In addition to spotting dangerous items, the Sprint in-wall radar can also be used to look for […]
04/06/2011, The XM-25, computer smartgun from ATK that recently received a $66 million contract and is being moved into production stages has just been shown off in an impressive video demonstration. The futuristic weapon is more than just a collection of metal and bullets – it packs a computer that makes the gun even more dangerous than ever. An advanced aiming and tracking system that allows users to take down enemies […]
04/06/2011, In an attempt to improve simulation software used to help track enemy submarines, the US government has now turned to enlist the help of gamers all over the world. Together with Sonalysts Combat Simulations, DARPA has come up with a game called ACTUV Tactics: a simulator that puts players in charge of outsmarting an enemy submarine commander to prevent him from escaping. What sets this game apart from other games […]
04/05/2011, iRobot, creators of many functional and useful robots have just unveiled pre-production prototypes of their upcoming robot – the iRobot 110 FirstLook. Designed to jump right into action, the iRobot 110 FirstLook is built to serve the military and law enforcement. Weighing less than 5lbs and measuring only 10″ long, this small spy robot is also waterproof (up to 3′), shockproof (15′ drops onto concrete), climbs steps, curbs, obstacles and […]