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President Obama: We Are Building Iron Man. Maybe.

02/27/2014, Remember that scene in the first Iron Man movie where Tony Stark admits that he is Iron Man? Well President Barack Obama had a similar moment when he recently announced the the US Army will be building an Iron Man-like suit of their own. In his speech...

Smart Mortars Send Live Feed Images To Command Center

02/19/2014, Mortars have been a battlefield staple for quite some time already, and it does not seem as though this situation is going to change anytime soon. In fact, defense company ST Kinetics has thought up of a way to change the way mortars are used in the...

U.S. Navy Set To Deploy First Laser On Ship This Year

02/18/2014, Lasers certainly can’t be classified under conventional ordnance at this point in time, taking such technology in combat is offered deemed to be too futuristic, something straight out of Star Wars if you will. But the U.S. Navy has its sights set on...

Robot Helps Ferry Sniper Casualties To Safety

02/13/2014, There are times in life when a particular experience would actually jolt us into action, and in July 2012, Ahmad Haidar saw a young man die at the hands of a Syrian army sniper. the first shot hit the victim in the leg, before the second shot hit the man...

TrackingPoint Offers U.S. Army Smart Rifle Technology

02/12/2014, The U.S. Army is an efficient organization that thrives on discipline and an unwavering sense of patriotism. This would also mean plenty of budget has been allocated to them to make sure that the homeland remains safe from threats, external and internal,...

MQ-4C Triton Is The Navy’s 757-Sized Drone

02/10/2014, Drones come in all shapes and sizes. There are your average quadricopters, good for a casual flight out back. Then there are military drones such as the Reaper, Predator and the Global Hawk. These drones are used in a wide variety of missions, from...

Insect Repellent Used To Create Camouflage Face Paint

02/10/2014, Being in the theater of war as a soldier can be quite a harrowing experience, especially when you are thrown headlong into a hot zone. Hence, making sure that you and your buddies are well camouflaged would play to your advantage. Apparently, the Pentagon...

Taranis Drone Footage Revealed

02/05/2014, Unmanned combat drones could very well the future on the battlefield, and UK’s BAE Systems have revealed footage of their Taranis unmanned combat drone on its maiden flight as you can see above. This particular Taranis drone is said to be smart enough...

DARPA Taps IBM To Develop Self Destructing Chips

02/05/2014, This might seem like something out of Mission Impossible, but DARPA seems to be committed to bringing this concept into life. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a $3.5 million contract to IBM, just so that it can develop self...

Invention Seals Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

02/04/2014, I have watched “The Lone Survivor” and cringe at the way the brave men in the movie are willing to jump down a cliff, equipment and all, just to avoid capture and possible torture with the very real possibility of a beheading, hurting themselves a...

Lockheed Martin Autonomous Road Convoy Demonstrated

02/03/2014, Lockheed Martin has announced that it has demonstrated the capability of having a convoy made of multiple types of vehicles go from one place to the other and pass what the company calls “real world” obstacles like passing vehicles, other cars,...

VIPE “Holodeck” From Northrop Grumman

01/28/2014, Virtual reality (VR) has been a topic which is widely spoken about before, and when it comes to the world of gaming, you know that virtual reality could be the next big thing, as games start to get more and more immersive as time passes by. Of course, one...

US Military Reportedly Interested In Smart Rifles

01/16/2014, So we have smartphones, smartwatches, smart TVs, smart everything, but how about a smart gun? It would definitely pair nicely with a smart bullet, wouldn’t it? Well as it turns out there are reports which claims that the US military is currently looking...

MOIRE Folding Telescope From DARPA

12/05/2013, Is there life out there on other planets? I am quite sure that many of us have asked this question for quite some time already, and so far, there has been no evidence to suggest that such life is headed our way, other than the fact that there could have...