Militarytech

07.24.13
DARPA outs unmanned drone-launching sub, piracy suddenly less attractive
07.24.13

DARPA outs unmanned drone-launching sub, piracy suddenly less attractive

UAVs and UUVs may be unmanned, but they still need a ride to the mission area. Cue the Hydra: an u...

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09.20.12
DARPA threat detection technology uses a camera to see targets, software and soldier brains to identify them
09.20.12

DARPA threat detection technology uses a camera to see targets, software and soldier brains to identify them

DARPA aids our military in myriad ways, from designing one shot, one kill weapons to creating robo...

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06.24.12
Military hunting smartphone safety to hold off enemy bugs, spooks
06.24.12

Military hunting smartphone safety to hold off enemy bugs, spooks

Ah, smartphones -- the delightful little slates carry our contacts, our content -- even our cash,...

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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...

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01.04.12
IED attack simulator prepares US soldiers prior to Afghan deployment
01.04.12

IED attack simulator prepares US soldiers prior to Afghan deployment

A new simulation exercise is now in place for US troops at the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Trai...

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11.11.11
The Air Force will give you $150,000 to blast its weeds with a laser
11.11.11

The Air Force will give you $150,000 to blast its weeds with a laser

With the holiday season just around the corner, the Air Force has been busy compiling its yulet...

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10.13.11
Giant tablet lets commanders control war with the swipe of a finger
10.13.11

Giant tablet lets commanders control war with the swipe of a finger

America's armed forces have added some major tech to their arsenal lately, from smartphones for s...

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09.11.11
Scout Observer replaces military SATCOM, is powered by the iPhone 4
09.11.11

Scout Observer replaces military SATCOM, is powered by the iPhone 4

If you need to channel your inner MacGyver, there's a tool for that... predictably, it's powered...

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07.16.11
US Army runs smartphone trial, could see 'limited deployment' later this year
07.16.11

US Army runs smartphone trial, could see 'limited deployment' later this year

Sure, the US Army could continue to develop expensive proprietary gadgets for use in the field, o...

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