War gadget

05.10.12
Navy looks into UV cloak for stealth aircraft
05.10.12

Navy looks into UV cloak for stealth aircraft

The Navy's invested good money in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, which obscures radar waves and re...

By S. Silbert,   05.10.12
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10.06.11
K-MAX unmanned chopper delivers Air Force salute to Afghan danger (video)
10.06.11

K-MAX unmanned chopper delivers Air Force salute to Afghan danger (video)

It's a year since Lockheed Martin won the contract to provide an unmanned cargo delivery system t...

By S. Sakr,   10.06.11
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09.19.11
New bomb-sniffing laser could be used to locate IEDs
09.19.11

New bomb-sniffing laser could be used to locate IEDs

We've already seen lasers with the potential to spot explosives, and now a team of researchers is fo...

By C. Trout,   09.19.11
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08.08.11
Lockheed Martin's SMSS autonomous vehicle wins Army competition, ships off to Afghanistan (video)
08.08.11

Lockheed Martin's SMSS autonomous vehicle wins Army competition, ships off to Afghanistan (video)

The US military's fleet of unmanned vehicles may soon get some extra support, now that Lockheed Mart...

By A. Toor,   08.08.11
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06.20.11
Raytheon readying directed energy warheads to fry enemy electronics, cook allied Pop Tarts
06.20.11

Raytheon readying directed energy warheads to fry enemy electronics, cook allied Pop Tarts

Raytheon, the people who brought you the pain ray, are at it again. The defense giant is planni...

By J. Hicks,   06.20.11
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05.20.11
Creepy new Air Force camera can identify and track you from far, far away
05.20.11

Creepy new Air Force camera can identify and track you from far, far away

Sure you can do neat things like unlock your iPhone using facial recognition, but the Air Force h...

By T. O'Brien,   05.20.11
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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...

By C. Trout,   05.03.11
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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'...

By D. Wollman,   04.20.11
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01.06.11
DARPA awards BAE $8.4 million for BLADE wireless jamming initiative
01.06.11

DARPA awards BAE $8.4 million for BLADE wireless jamming initiative

DARPA's new BLADE initiative doesn't involve a blood sucking Wesley Snipes in a black leather tren...

By C. Trout,   01.06.11
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