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Haptic belt tells soldiers where to go

06/30/2011, Soldiers are an extremely obedient lot, that much you can say. After all, when you ask them to jump, they will ask, “How high?” Obedience and unquestionable loyalty on the battlefield is something to be admired, since good leadership will be...

Acoustic cloak prevents ships from being spotted on sonar

06/27/2011, When it comes to warfare on the seven seas and underneath the surface, you might not have the advantage of summoning the Kraken from the deep, but you have a powerful tool at your disposal to detect ships and submarines – sonar. How do you cloak...

Singapore National Service recruits to receive iPads this November

06/27/2011, It is compulsory for able-bodied males citizens and permanent residents to serve time in the National Service if you’re living in the city-state known as Singapore, and while the thought of actually entering the battlefield remains but a distant...

DARPA XC2V prototype completed

06/26/2011, DARPA’s XC2V is a crowd-sourced military vehicle that has just seen its fully functional prototype getting the final touches before it is ready for action. Taking less than 14 weeks to built from ground up via the “FLYPMODE” concept from...

Japan’s Flying Orb Can Slip Through Windows And Snap Pics

06/21/2011, Police and military have been known to use robots with cameras attached to infiltrate dangerous locations, such as a hostage situation where they need to know how many hostages are being held captive along with the positions of the bad guys within the...

Dolphins trained to thwart enemy divers and mines?

06/06/2011, Dolphins are one of the smarter water-based mammals, and they can be taught to perform tricks and feats in return for food – something that many of us have already seen and experienced for ourselves over at a water park or circus. Well, dolphins are...

Shrinking device creates optical illusion

06/02/2011, Remember the movie, “Honey I Shrunk the Kids”? That was an interesting aspect of a dysfunctional family with a scientist at the helm. Well, fast forward to today with all of its modern technology, and we still have yet to create a time travel...

Rugged wearable PC available to the masses

05/27/2011, Military computer manufacturer Black Diamond Advanced Technology has come up with a commercial version of their ultra-rugged wearable PC and communications kit that normally sees action on the battlefield. Considering its adaptability to work in a wide...

Microreactor turns fossil fuels into pure hydrogen

05/24/2011, Earlier in the day, we talked about enlisting the help of bacteria to generate electricity – well, this time around, there might be an alternative method; that is, relying on a microreactor which is capable of transforming everyday fossil fuels...

Nanosensor can sniff out bombs by the molecule

05/10/2011, You don’t know how crazy terrorist threats tend to come about these days, especially when travel has become so convenient and there are so many more resources to check out and take advantage of. There is always a threat of someone carrying a bomb...

Boeing Phantom Ray stealth UAV takes to the skies

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...

Kopin releases Ruby Module

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...