Soldiers

07.05.15
Army exoskeleton prototype helps soldiers learn to shoot
07.05.15

Army exoskeleton prototype helps soldiers learn to shoot

Foot soldiers thrive on their shooting skills, but learning expert marksmanship can take a long, l...

By J. Fingas,   07.05.15
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09.13.14
DARPA's jetpack will help soldiers run faster, stronger (video)
09.13.14

DARPA's jetpack will help soldiers run faster, stronger (video)

We've seen several attempts at making jetpacks that fly, but over at Arizona State University, a t...

By M. Moon,   09.13.14
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07.11.14
Computer glitch resurrects draft cards for 14,000 long-dead Pennsylvania men
07.11.14

Computer glitch resurrects draft cards for 14,000 long-dead Pennsylvania men

Come a guy's 18th birthday in the US, he's afforded new privileges. Aside from being able to legal...

By T. Seppala,   07.11.14
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06.21.14
The US military wants walls that automatically pop out of cans
06.21.14

The US military wants walls that automatically pop out of cans

Many soldiers dream of having instant cover on the battlefield, and it looks like they might just...

By J. Fingas,   06.21.14
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05.22.14
DARPA flaunts wearable display with Oculus-like head-tracking
05.22.14

DARPA flaunts wearable display with Oculus-like head-tracking

DARPA has long sought a heads-up display to give soldiers situational awareness without distractin...

By S. Dent,   05.22.14
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08.11.13
Defense Mobile to offer Sprint-based cellular service to soldiers and veterans (updated)
08.11.13

Defense Mobile to offer Sprint-based cellular service to soldiers and veterans (updated)

While the US military can devote many resources to putting smartphones on the battlefield, it can'...

By J. Fingas,   08.11.13
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04.19.13
DARPA flaunts HD heat vision camera small enough to carry into battle
04.19.13

DARPA flaunts HD heat vision camera small enough to carry into battle

Thermal imaging cameras are highly useful tools for military and law enforcement types, letting th...

By S. Dent,   04.19.13
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09.11.12
Boston Dynamics shows a quieter, more thoroughbred AlphaDog to DARPA and the Marines (video)
09.11.12

Boston Dynamics shows a quieter, more thoroughbred AlphaDog to DARPA and the Marines (video)

When we last saw Boston Dynamics' AlphaDog (aka LS3), it was strutting through outdoor trials with...

By J. Fingas,   09.11.12
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07.30.12
US soldiers to wear blast sensors in Afghanistan, collect shock data
07.30.12

US soldiers to wear blast sensors in Afghanistan, collect shock data

Starting next month, around one thousand frontline personnel in Afghanistan will begin testing the...

By J. Rigg,   07.30.12
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