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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...

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...