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U.S. Navy Turns Seawater Into Fuel For Its Vessels

04/13/2014, The U.S. Navy has certainly made plenty of waves in the previous week, with the intention to deploy a railgun in 2016 as well as working on a laser weapon that will see action in the summer. Having said that, to establish your military might across the...

DARPA Gives Drones Second Life By Turning Them Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

04/10/2014, Facebook recently laid out its ambitious plans of using drones to spread the internet in far flung areas of the world. This novel idea can also improve internet connectivity in conflict zones where infrastructure is under constant threat of being reduced...

Google Glass Being Tested By The US Air Force

04/09/2014, It is no secret that Google Glass has a myriad of potential uses, although on the consumer front, it seems that non-Glass wearers are taking offense to people who do. Perhaps it could be that they’re worried about the invasion of their privacy, perhaps...

Navy Engineers To Deploy Laser Weapon Later This Summer

04/08/2014, We did talk about how the U.S. Navy has every intention to deploy a railgun on their ships by the time 2016 arrives, but railguns are not the only weapons of choice for their fleet. It seems that Navy engineers happen to be making final adjustments to a...

Navy To Deploy Railgun In 2016

04/07/2014, Remember the railgun that took down Devastator from afar in Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen? That was certainly a scene to remember, and I also think of the railgun in Quake 2 that would be able to pick more than one opponent simultaneously if they...

Porton Man Robot Mannequin Is A Crash Test Dummy for The Military

04/07/2014, Technology has certainly moved by leaps and bounds over the years, so much so that tests need not involve humans any more, as robots are able to do the trick. Take the Porton Man robot mannequin for example – this robot is capable of running,...

P0-01 Stealth Tank Is A Master Of Disguise

03/31/2014, You can say that military powers around the world are bent on creating and developing stealth vehicles, be it over the sea, land or air. After all, if your enemy is unable to see you or detect your presence, it gives you the first mover advantage as well...

StratoBus Airship Prototype Sets 5 Year Airborne Target

03/26/2014, There really isn’t anything new under the sun, as you can see from the fashion cycles that tend to repeat themselves from time to time. I am still waiting for the moment where big is beautiful instead of the waif-like models that we still see strut the...

U.S. Navy Tests Out Firefighting Robot

03/20/2014, When you hear of a former United States naval vessel being set on fire later this coming August, fret not, it is not a naval exercise that had gone awry, and neither is it a successful terrorist attack, but rather, the U.S. Navy intends to use it as a...

Solar Power Harvested From Space Beamed Down To Earth

03/17/2014, Imagine being able to capture solar power in the vastness and emptiness of space itself, before you send it down to the earth for humanity to consume. After all, it is not as though the world’s oil reserves are unlimited – no sir, we have been...

Several NATO Websites Brought Down By Hackers

03/16/2014, NATO announced today that several of its public websites were brought down by hackers. It appears to be retaliation in the cyberspace with regards to increasing tensions over Crimea. Oana Lungescu, a spokeswoman for NATO, revealed via Twitter that the...

iPhone 5s Replacement Given To Soldier 3 Months Later

03/12/2014, It was just yesterday when we talked about how a certain Staff Sgt. Shaun Frank’s life was apparently saved by his iPhone when his iPhone 5s managed to absorb some of the impact from the ball bearings and shrapnel from a teenage suicide bomber, and...

Lasers On Airplanes Help Deflect Incoming Missiles

03/03/2014, Israel, a small country that is mostly surrounded by hostile neighbors, has managed to hold its own for so many decades now, with a history that spans back to thousands of years. They have been a target of terrorist attacks from time to time, and...