Marines

11.21.15
The Marines start training Google's 160-pound robo-dog Spot
11.21.15

The Marines start training Google's 160-pound robo-dog Spot

The quadruped can now peek around corners to look for enemies.

By M. Moon,   11.21.15
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05.22.15
Navy AR goggles turn a golf course into a battleground
05.22.15

Navy AR goggles turn a golf course into a battleground

Marines on a sunny golf course in Quantico, Virginia, this week demonstrated a pair of augmented r...

By J. Conditt,   05.22.15
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07.14.14
Watch an AlphaDog robot venture into (simulated) battle for the first time
07.14.14

Watch an AlphaDog robot venture into (simulated) battle for the first time

They grow up so fast, don't they? It seems like only yesterday that Boston Dynamics' AlphaDog (aka...

By J. Fingas,   07.14.14
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04.08.14
US Navy fine tunes seafaring laser weapon and unmanned robocopters (video)
04.08.14

US Navy fine tunes seafaring laser weapon and unmanned robocopters (video)

That electromagnetic railgun is cool and all, but it's not the Navy's only wargadget in progress....

By M. Moon,   04.08.14
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05.24.12
Navy plans ship-based LTE for close-quarters communication
05.24.12

Navy plans ship-based LTE for close-quarters communication

Bandwidth is a precious commodity on military vessels. Ships in the US Navy fleet are generating m...

By T. O'Brien,   05.24.12
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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...

By S. Silbert,   05.01.12
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05.09.11
Marines field test solar panels by day, watch Gomer Pyle by night
05.09.11

Marines field test solar panels by day, watch Gomer Pyle by night

United States Marines are among the best-equipped soldiers on the planet, but more gadgets mean ext...

By Z. Honig,   05.09.11
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01.18.11
AIRPrint performs ranged fingerprint scanning, won't let the terrorists win
01.18.11

AIRPrint performs ranged fingerprint scanning, won't let the terrorists win

While ears may be the new biometric du jour, Advanced Optical Systems (AOS) is doing its best to ke...

By M. Gorman,   01.18.11
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08.30.10
Lockheed Martin and Kaman's unmanned helicopter wins military contract (video)
08.30.10

Lockheed Martin and Kaman's unmanned helicopter wins military contract (video)

When developing an unmanned vehicle there are two paths to choose from: create an entirely fresh de...

By T. Stevens,   08.30.10
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