Armedforces

06.24.12
Military hunting smartphone safety to hold off enemy bugs, spooks
06.24.12

Military hunting smartphone safety to hold off enemy bugs, spooks

Ah, smartphones -- the delightful little slates carry our contacts, our content -- even our cash,...

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05.01.12
Navy awards Aerovel Flexrotor contract to develop marine surveillance tech
05.01.12

Navy awards Aerovel Flexrotor contract to develop marine surveillance tech

The high seas and UAVs go together like -- well, they go together really well. The Navy's cooking...

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01.04.12
IED attack simulator prepares US soldiers prior to Afghan deployment
01.04.12

IED attack simulator prepares US soldiers prior to Afghan deployment

A new simulation exercise is now in place for US troops at the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Trai...

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10.13.11
Giant tablet lets commanders control war with the swipe of a finger
10.13.11

Giant tablet lets commanders control war with the swipe of a finger

America's armed forces have added some major tech to their arsenal lately, from smartphones for s...

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07.16.11
US Army runs smartphone trial, could see 'limited deployment' later this year
07.16.11

US Army runs smartphone trial, could see 'limited deployment' later this year

Sure, the US Army could continue to develop expensive proprietary gadgets for use in the field, o...

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12.23.10
DARPA aims to make soldier of tomorrow impervious to sneak attacks with 360 degree vision
12.23.10

DARPA aims to make soldier of tomorrow impervious to sneak attacks with 360 degree vision

DARPA is currently soliciting proposals for the development of Soldier Centric Imaging via Computa...

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08.09.10
General Dynamics' GD300 is the Pip-Boy that runs Android
08.09.10

General Dynamics' GD300 is the Pip-Boy that runs Android

Yes, we totally stole this headline from our Spanish colleagues, but they summed it up perfectly --...

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04.20.07
Tabletop gaming con comes to Iraq
04.20.07

Tabletop gaming con comes to Iraq

We know that those serving in Iraq tend to be big on first-person shooters like Halo and Star Wars:...

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05.21.06
German army hosts military bot "competition"
05.21.06

German army hosts military bot "competition"

In an effort to remind other countries developing fully automated combat forces -- like the US, Ind...

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