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Knights Armaments M110 iPod Touch Mount

01/20/2009, How many ways can you think of making good use of your iPod touch? How about this – the Knights Armaments M110 iPod Touch mount that features an accompanying ballistics software? For those who are out of the loop, here’s a little history...

Invisibility Cloak Gets Closer

01/20/2009, Researchers at Duke University have come up with a new type of material that supposedly “cloaks” an item from detection by microwaves, and this time round the total number of wavelengths it can block has been expanded. The project has already...

Liquid Image Pro HD 350: 720P video @ 330 feet

01/05/2009, [CES 2009] Touted to be used by pros with various underwater activities, military included, this second HD model from Liquid Water shoots 720P (1280×720) video at 30 fps and will be certified to a depth rating of 330 feet (100 meters). The dark grey...

EXACTO Project Features Guided Bullet Technology

11/30/2008, Imagine a sniper who is able to change the course of the bullet fired in mid-air before it hits its target – that’s what Pentagon is working on, dumping nearly $22 million to Darpa to find out. Dubbed EXACTO (EXtreme ACcuracy Tasked Ordnance),...

Brand New Non-Flat Tires

11/17/2008, Now here’s a paradigm shift when it comes to your vehicle’s set of wheels courtesy of Resilient Technologies’ non-pneumatic tire (NPT) system which relies on a honeycomb of unspecified polymers that keeps on going even though 30% of the...

Scent Palette Prepare Soliders For War

11/09/2008, It is a well known fact that video games and simulators have been used to help prepare soldiers for life on the battlefield, but Birmingham researchers have gone one up by throwing in smells to the mix. Imagine wearing a pair of virtual reality goggles...

Pentagon To Build Multi-Robot Pursuit System

10/23/2008, The Pentagon has issued a request to its contractors to develop a new Multi-Robot Pursuit System that is able to “search for and detect a non-cooperative human.” This basically means robots have been built in order to hunt down humans just...

Thought Helmets For Soldiers

09/21/2008, The US military is working round the clock to develop thought helmets for their troops, where the final end result would be virtual telepathy. Guess the silent communication part on the battlefield is good, but I dread to read the minds of a platoon of...

ORCA Tracks Men Overboard

08/19/2008, Tracking people who have been thrown overboard can be quite a headache, but soon all that could change with the Man Overboard Indicator (MOBI) that will be tested aboard 105 US Navy vessels. This nifty device will not oly alert a ship’s crew of a...

Wildcat Armored Wheeled Vehicle

06/26/2008, Could the Wildcat finally phase out the Hummer that is currently a mainstay military vehicle when it is released? Well, this is a potential candidate for Medium Personnel Carrier (MPC) missons, and here’s a short snippet on the Wildcat’s...

WASP Knife Carries A Lot of Pain

06/16/2008, The WASP Knife certainly lives up to its namesake as the moment it stabs something, 24 grams of compressed gas at 800 PSI will enter the wound, regardless of whether you’re on land or underwater – opening up a whole new world of hurt to the...

Silynx C4OPS GenNext Headset System

06/09/2008, Talk about an unpronounceable headset name – the Silynx C4OPS GenNext headset system recently went on display at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Florida. The C4OPS boasts ob being the first and only combat headset system able to...

Nano Air Vehicle Concept

05/29/2008, The Nano Air Vehicle could be the smallest UAV in the world, since it does away with a propeller and engine in favor of moving wings instead. So far, AreoVironment has been endowed with over more than half a million dollars from DARPA and given half a...