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Mk 19 Nerf grenade launcher

04/23/2010, If you think that sending half a thousand (!) Nerf darts per minute at your target is unable to do enough damage, how about calling in the Mk 19 Nerf grenade launcher? This faithful reproduction of the Mk 19 grenade launcher that saw action in the...

HP Designs Flexible, Solar-powered Wrist Display

04/15/2010, Soldiers in the future should be getting more and more tech to carry around, and HP is working on some rather cool display technologies to help them. What HP is working on is a prototype of a solar-powered lightweight computer display that is flexible...

JETprotect CS300K Long Range Counter Surveillance Camera

03/22/2010, In the battlefield, snipers are certainly something that should have you worried, as they’re normally detectable after they’ve fired the first shot (which probably took you out). With JETprotect’s CS300K Long Range Counter Surveillance...

DARPA ARM project

02/04/2010, DARPA has kicked off a robotics software/hardware research and development program known as ARM, where it hopes to construct a robot which is capable of grasping a number of objects using two arms and hands autonomously and skillfully, making us wonder...

VTOL Technologies develop new UAV

01/26/2010, VTOL Technologies of the UK have come up with a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) which is touted to deliver a higher payload capacity despite being smaller and lighter in size compared to its previous efforts. Apart from that, another advantage of this...

UK army to get new camouflage uniform

12/21/2009, It is time for some much-needed change for the UK Army as they have a brand new camouflage uniform – in fact, the first in almost 40 years, where the new pattern is known as the Multi-Terrain Pattern (MTP) which will see out the traditional four...

GPS-powered target locator

12/17/2009, British BAE Systems has snagged a $42 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with a lightweight, handheld laser target locator system which is powered by GPS technology. This all-weather device enables soldiers to accurately identify target locations...

US Drone ‘hacked’ by insurgents in Iraq with $26 software

12/17/2009, Shia insurgents in Iraq have been able to capture footage from a US military drone by using SkyGrabber, a $26 software that is “normally” used to intercept satellite data stream that is broadcasted back to the ground. It is convenient because...

K9 Storm Canine Armor

12/04/2009, You never know when your four-legged friend might come in handy on the battlefield, which is why he also needs adequate protection while serving in the line of fire. The K9 Storm Canine Armor is a bulletproof dog vest that boasts a wireless camera,...

SCAR assault rifle gets ammo counter

11/20/2009, This SCAR assault rifle is very different from the rest since it comes with an ammo counter just like what you see in the movies and video games, where a “black box” located within the handgrip will network with the soldier alongside the home...

CarterCopter Personal Air Vehicle

11/20/2009, Sometime in the near future, will we all own one of these as personal transportable devices? If you’re attracted to the scene in that pretty picture, maybe we will be having such a future, eh? Carter Aviation technologies, which has been trying for...

Wearable RFID Sensors being developed

11/18/2009, The boffins at GE are currently working on a new batch of wearable RFID sensors that are smart enough to detect airborne chemical agents. No idea on how they’re going to commercialize this though, but that’s a good problem to have (and solve...

Big Dog gets weaponized

11/16/2009, Remember the Big Dog robot that moves in such a lifelike manner, it is almost uncanny and unnerving? The folks at Boston Dynamics have made improvements to it by weaponizing Big Dog, allowing future robots on the battlefield to fight our wars without...