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Translation project relies on Nexus One for interpretation

08/02/2010, Google Translate is great to decipher the most basic of phrases in another language, but some people are not too happy with it, as DARPA and NIST have teamed up to take real time translation to the next level. This project is otherwise known as TRANSTAC...

C.R.A.B Droid could join the police force

08/01/2010, Could the C.R.A.B (Cybernetic Autonomous Remote Barricade) Droid robotic sentry system designed by Jamie Martin strike fear into the hearts of baddies everywhere if it ever becomes realized in police departments worldwide? Perhaps, but there is also the...

iPad used by UK troops to handle a fire mission

07/30/2010, The Apple iPad isn’t meant for ordinary home users only as UK troops have the advantage of using a specially developed app that allows them to learn how to handle a fire mission. What’s a fire mission? It involves artillery being fired at the...

US Army working on snakelike robots for future missions

07/27/2010, The US Army has poured in more dough to develop a new series of snakelike robots that will see action in the battlefield, where among their primary functions would be to get involved in search and rescue missions, opening up doors, as well as handling...

Raytheon Android Tactical System

07/22/2010, Google’s Android mobile OS is getting adopted is many devices, and next up it’ll be used in the Raytheon Android Tactical System (RATS), which is a compact device that will relay battlefield images from satellites and aircraft to soldiers on...

Raytheon offers iPhone app for Patriot anti-missile system

07/22/2010, Could it be true, that there is actually an app for everything? Seems to be the case with Raytheon grabbing headlines yet again by offering its own iPhone app that is capable of controlling its Patriot anti-missile system. Known as Patriot Crew Drill,...

Raytheon anti-aircraft laser showcased

07/19/2010, US firm Raytheon just unveiled its anti-aircraft laser at the Farnborough Airshow in Hampshire, where the Laser Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) can be used on its own or alongside a gunnery system depending on the situation. A series of tests were run...

AVX Aircraft holds plenty of battlefield potential

07/19/2010, Boffins at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) were looking out for a tactical flying car under its Transformer (TX) program, and AVX Aircraft Company heard this clarion call, unveiling its AVX Aircraft which can be driven on the...

Boeing hydrogen-powered unmanned aircraft system

07/12/2010, Futuristic spycraft are always a good bet to scout the land for intelligence, and Boeing could very well have an ace up their sleeves with this new hydrogen-powered unmanned aircraft system that is capable of staying aloft at a cool 65,000 feet for four...

Formula 1 technology to aid army

07/09/2010, The Ministry of Defence of Britian has started to run tests on Formula 1 technology to see if it is able to assist British forces which are currently serving in Afghanistan. Microchips that see action in F1 cars could be adapted to assist commanders of...

Logi AeroSpace unveils Tyrannos flying car for the military

07/05/2010, Want to see more technology than you could ever imagine in your workplace? How about joining the military – those boys seem to get pretty great stuff to check out, case in point, the Tyrannos flying car from Logi Aerospace. This is still a concept...