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The Avenger Drone Spotted

05/05/2014, While drones might not be welcome everywhere for obvious reasons, there is a practical aspect to them serving in the military. Case in point, the Avenger drone that was spotted over the Mojave desert recently sports a distinctive golden glass that helps...

Oculus Rift Used By Norwegian Army Tank Drivers

05/05/2014, Given that tanks are designed to be armored combat vehicles, it means that openings on the vehicle are minimal to prevent bullets, sharpness, and other objects from passing through. This also means that driving a tank isn’t exactly the easiest job in...

Optionally Piloted Black Hawk Is The Real Deal

04/28/2014, I know that we have read on how the military has made more and more use of drones these days on the battlefield and in the theater of war, and will continue to do so, but a drone is nowhere near the size of an actual Black Hawk helicopter. This is what...

Pentagon Shows Off Atlas Robot

04/23/2014, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was treated to a firsthand look at a life-size robot known as Atlas earlier this week, where it has been deemed to be the most recent experiment by the Pentagon’s high-tech researchers. We first talked about Atlas last...

DARPA Works On Foldable Space Telescope

04/21/2014, “Most of us would like to think that when it comes to research think tanks, cost is not an issue. Actually, it is, and scientists would love to have unlimited funding, but that is not the way the world works. You’re given a bunch of money, have a...

US Military To Work On Stealth Dirt Bike

04/15/2014, We’ve heard of stealth planes before, but what about stealth bikes? Well according to a report from DefenseTech, it seems that US military leaders have recently approved funding in which it would see the development of a stealth motorcycle that would...

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...