Militarytech

06.19.11
Spy satellites become reluctant space celebs, get their own paparazzi
06.19.11

Spy satellites become reluctant space celebs, get their own paparazzi

Not only do American military satellites have to put up with the constant threat of ultrasonic sp...

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06.03.11
Decoy swarm has the potential to protect attacking jets with hundreds of drones
06.03.11

Decoy swarm has the potential to protect attacking jets with hundreds of drones

MALDs (miniature air launched decoys), for those of you not up on your wargadgets, are a cross...

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05.20.11
Eurocopter X3 hybrid sets new speed record of 430km/h, readies for next search and rescue mission
05.20.11

Eurocopter X3 hybrid sets new speed record of 430km/h, readies for next search and rescue mission

See that chopper right there? That's the Eurocopter X3, and as of last week, it can cruise at m...

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05.03.11
Laser steering system uses liquid crystal to destroy the enemy on the cheap (video)
05.03.11

Laser steering system uses liquid crystal to destroy the enemy on the cheap (video)

It might look like a poor man's game of Pong now, but a new laser steering system coming out of Nort...

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04.26.11
DARPA's new Space Surveillance Telescope will keep our satellites safe from interstellar debris
04.26.11

DARPA's new Space Surveillance Telescope will keep our satellites safe from interstellar debris

What's that in the sky? A bird? A plane? Oh, it's just some junk floating around in space, posing ma...

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04.22.11
US Army developing Android-based smartphone framework and apps
04.22.11

US Army developing Android-based smartphone framework and apps

The US Army is calling upon Android app developers to help make military life a little less stressf...

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04.20.11
KnightHawk 3G network-in-a-box breaks soldiers' backs, helps them get online anywhere
04.20.11

KnightHawk 3G network-in-a-box breaks soldiers' backs, helps them get online anywhere

While it's easy enough to envision soldiers scaling battlegrounds with portable hotspots in tow, it'...

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04.16.11
US government contractor developing 'microwave gun,' Hot Pockets tremble
04.16.11

US government contractor developing 'microwave gun,' Hot Pockets tremble

Ah, the beloved "electronic bomb," able to disable all technology in its vicinity: variations on th...

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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...

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