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Navy does the underwater Roomba now

10/10/2011, Anyone remember the Tintin comics by Herge, where Captain Haddock, the foul-mouthed, rum loving seaman tends to shout, “Blistering barnacles!” at different moments in the comics? Well, barnacles in real life might seem to be rather innocuous...

Invisibility cloak inspired by mirage

10/04/2011, Many of the modern day’s science advances were inspired by nature, after all, weren’t the Wright brothers inspired to take to the skies after seeing how birds flew so effortlessly? Researchers from the  University of Texas at Dallas decided...

Cyber warriors are in the pipeline

09/27/2011, I’ve always wondered just how humans would be able to square up against cyborgs if it ever boils down to such a situation in the future. Unless you are a Force practitioner like Obi Wan Kenobi, surely going up against someone like General Grievous...

US Air Force missile disable enemy electronics

09/26/2011, One of the best ways to win a war is to control the flow of information of the enemy – even better if they don’t know that you are eavesdropping on your their “conversations”. Well, apart from that, making sure your enemies’...

Laser beam bomb detector

09/19/2011, Our boys in uniform who are thousands of miles away from home put their lives on the line each time they don their uniforms and perform their duty, be it something as simple as walking down the street to patrol the area, as you can never quite tell just...

Scout Observer Toolkit supports iPhone

09/11/2011, Being in the military often brings the advantage of playing with some of the cooler devices out there that the average Joe on the street would never have dreamed of. For example, Coolfire Solutions recently introduced their Scout Observer military kit...

North Korea GPS jamming device has 100km range

09/07/2011, The reclusive country known as North Korea is said to be in possession of a GPS jamming device that can disrupt signals that occur across a wide area, in fact, including those that are more than 100km away. To date, the North did disrupt signals in South...

Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) bomb developed in South Korea

09/06/2011, The advancements in the field of modern warfare has never ceased to amaze me, and among the more interesting weapons that I’ve read about had always been the EMP bomb – where it will disable all forms of electronics within the vicinity. South...

Infra-red invisibility cloak for tanks

09/06/2011, Hiding something as large as a tank on the battlefield can be quite a challenge, and gone are the days when you stick some branches here and there over the tank in a jungle setting – perhaps with the introduction of an infra-red invisibility...

SEAL Team 6 looks for new dog-cam

08/31/2011, Remember “superdog” Cairo who participated in the mission with the rest of SEAL Team 6 that brought justice to the doorsteps of Osama bin Laden? Well, it seems that we have a better idea on what kind of gear those pooches wore during a...

Ghost stealth boat glides on gas layer

08/30/2011, We have stealth submarines and fighter aircraft, so what about stealth boats? Granted, boats are a whole lot harder to hide when it is traveling on the open sea simply because even with a cloaking ability, you cannot dismiss the wake in the waves that it...

DARPA releases HTV-2 video

08/26/2011, Remember the Mach 20 aircraft that underwent testing a couple of weeks ago, only to have lost contact with it after a while? Well, it seems that DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has recorded a video of the HTV-2′s flight before...

Army gets Dial a Translator service

08/24/2011, The US has been involved in wars thousands of miles away from home, and to support such a huge army would require plenty of dough – which the country has already run out of before our politicians managed to cobble a deal recently to keep it going....

ShadowHawk helicopter tases targets from above

08/21/2011, Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that carry weapons are not just meant for the baddies in the war zone – they will soon see action in local airspace, although the form of the UAV would be very different from the models that you see in the theater of...