Army

01.15.16
Government testing smart parachutes that stay on target
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Government testing smart parachutes that stay on target

New system relies on mechanical eyes instead of GPS.

By A. Tarantola,   01.15.16
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12.29.15
US Army retires its first drone
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US Army retires its first drone

The Hunter recon drone served well for 20 years, but it's time for newer tech to take over.

By J. Fingas,   12.29.15
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11.25.15
ICYMI: Smartest lights yet, robots on the farm and more
11.25.15

ICYMI: Smartest lights yet, robots on the farm and more

It's about time our lightbulbs got to work.

By K. Davis,   11.25.15
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11.04.15
Runaway blimp prompts the US to freeze a missile defense program
11.04.15

Runaway blimp prompts the US to freeze a missile defense program

The US military is putting a hold on its JLENS missile defense program after last week's runaway blimp episode.

By J. Fingas,   11.04.15
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10.28.15
The US Army lost control of a radar blimp
10.28.15

The US Army lost control of a radar blimp

If you see a big white blimp flying over central Pennsylvania, don't be alarmed -- it's 'just' a US Army blimp on the loose.

By J. Fingas,   10.28.15
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10.14.15
ICYMI: Latest grenade launcher, modular smart watch and more
10.14.15

ICYMI: Latest grenade launcher, modular smart watch and more

The U.S. Army is testing a smart grenade launcher to detonate explosives mid-air, with lots of precision.

By K. Davis,   10.14.15
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10.13.15
US Army will test a smart grenade launcher that hits hidden targets
10.13.15

US Army will test a smart grenade launcher that hits hidden targets

The US Army is near starting acceptance testing for a smart grenade launcher that can detonate past cover.

By J. Fingas,   10.13.15
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10.07.15
US Army's new anti-drone gun blasts UAVs from a kilometer away
10.07.15

US Army's new anti-drone gun blasts UAVs from a kilometer away

"It's unbelievable how much it's exploded," said Manfredi Luciano, project officer for the Enhanced Area Protection and Survivability Army Technology Objective

By A. Tarantola,   10.07.15
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10.01.15
The Army wants to protect its bases with gun turrets, not guard towers
10.01.15

The Army wants to protect its bases with gun turrets, not guard towers

Remote-controlled sniper rifles and machine guns, oh my!

By A. Tarantola,   10.01.15
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