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New cellular system in Israel alerts citizens of missile attack

11/08/2010, Israel Defense Forces will announce a spanking new cellular system which is smart enough to alert citizens in the event of a missle attack – at the cost of $7.5 million upwards. Of course, what is that investment when you compare it against the...

Sikorsky X2 Raider attack helicopter

11/03/2010, Remember Airwolf (and its rival TV series, Blue Thunder back in the 1980s)? Well, fiction might have just become fact at last, with the Sikorsky X2 Raider attack helicopter being prepared for action at the moment. Touted to be almost as silent as the...

Lockheed Martin begins to test HULC robotic exoskeleton

10/28/2010, The folks over at Lockheed Martin must have plenty of pent-up rage, since they have started to test the HULC robotic exoskeleton. OK, so that was a rather lame reference to the angry green giant, but we do know that a bunch of improvements have already...

Military iPad App Makes War Look Like A Video Game

10/27/2010, Most of us have played an RTS game before such as Red Alert or Starcraft, allowing us to have a top-down view of the battle field and defeat our friends with our tactical prowess. Now it looks like the real pros will be getting in on the deal too as a new...

North Korea jams GPS systems with vehicle-mounted jammers

10/12/2010, Just how paranoid is North Korea? The correct answer would be “overly”. This reclusive communist nation was speculated to use vehicle-mounted GPS jamming devices which are capable of covering anywhere from 50 to 100 kilometers with a blanket,...

Automatic aiming system in the works by Lockheed and DARPA

10/12/2010, Have you ever played a First Person Shooter game online? If the answer is in the affirmative, then you might have come across some opponents who seem too good to be true, they are able to fire you the moment part of your avatar’s bounding box comes...

Demon UAV flies sans flaps

10/04/2010, The Demon UAV will boast a first – we’re looking at an aircraft that flies without any flaps, where it will “control its elevation using jets of air; the plane works by manipulating the air that flows immediately next to its skin, rather...

Iran rolls out Bavar 2 flying boats

09/30/2010, Iran recently flexed their militarty muscle by unveiling three squadrons of new flying boats known as the Bavar 2, where it will feature a machine gun, the possibility of missile attachments as a deterrent while toting surveillance cameras to keep a keen...

Flying Humvee could be a reality in the future

09/29/2010, Having the best offense could be the greatest defense option of a country, and the boffins at DARPA have decided that the Transformer project could usher in the future. This unique project is meant to be an amalgamation of a helicopter, plane and armored...

Raytheon Updates Military XOS Exoskeleton Suits

09/27/2010, Defense contractor Raytheon has announced an updated version to the company’s Sarcos XOS exoskeleton suit that allows for armed forces people to do heavy duty activities and lifting with greatly reduced muscle fatigue. The new model, dubbed the XOS...

GUSS, the Robot Mule Helps Marines Haul Loads

09/24/2010, What looks like a small off-road vehicle is actually GUSS, an autonomous robot with a number of embedded sensors that will help Marines haul loads and serve a secondary purpose as a counterinsurgency tool. GUSS–which stands for Ground Unmanned...

US Marines Take Solar Technology Into The Field

09/24/2010, Solar technology seems to be making inroads into the military as an infantry battalion of the United States Marine Corps is planning to deploy to Afghanistan with a new collection of solar-powered equipment that will be able to reduce their fuel...