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Boeing Laser Cannon

Boeing’s incredible drone-killing laser cannon can destroy UAVs mid-flight

August 28th, 2015

Drones are everywhere these days. They’re at your local park, they’re in the ocean, they’re hovering over the White House lawn, and they may even be hovering overhead armed with tear gas. In a world that’s becoming increasingly drone friendly, there are some serious safety considerations that shouldn’t be ignored. Specifically, government and military officials …

Drone Submarine

The U.S. Navy is working on a drone that can fly and swim underwater

August 26th, 2015

Always on the lookout for new and creative ways to gather information in hard to reach locations, the United States Naval Research Laboratory (USNRL) has quietly been developing a drone that can not only fly through the air, but also swim underwater. Called “Flimmer”, the device has been under development for about two years, with …

U.S. Military Disasters

Running down the biggest military disasters in U.S. history

July 23rd, 2015

With a defense budget that’s higher than China, Russia, France, and the UK combined, the United States has, without question, the most advanced military force on the planet. Throughout history, the U.S. has always placed a premium on military superiority, though that’s not to say that there haven’t been some out and out military setbacks over the …

Suicide Bombers Kill Themselves Fight

Suicide bombers detonate themselves after heated argument turns into fight

June 8th, 2015

Remember the selfie-taking terrorist that got his headquarters blown up by the Air Force last week in a swift attack? It turns out there are even more outlandish stories out there, with new reports revealing that at least one suicide bomber in Sargodha, Pakistan, may have died after accidentally triggering a suicide vest during an argument …

U.S. military offers $2 million for first humanoid robot

April 10th, 2012

The United States is challenging every entrepreneur, engineer, developer and inventor to create the first military robot. The individual or team that creates a humanoid robot capable of walking on two legs and performing various tasks — driving vehicles and using tools — will be awarded $2 million by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects …

Camera-free iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 now on sale in Singapore

January 20th, 2012

Singapore-based wireless carrier M1 began offering camera-free iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S handsets on Friday. The Singaporean government does not allow its soldiers to carry phones equipped with cameras, but requires that all men serve two years in the military. M1 no doubt wanted to address those potential customers who wanted iPhones but could not …