Iran introduces new Fotros drone with 1,700 miles range, 30 hours flight time, and capability to fire air-to-surface missles
Iran’s place in the drone race continues to excel. Recently the official Iranian IRNA news agency reported that there is a new drone being produced with the operational range of 2,000 kilometers, or approximately 1,700 miles. This drone, the Fotros, is the latest in a line of missile ready drones capable of going great distances.…Read More »
Scientists in Greece and France came together to experiment with ring-Airy beams. This is a particular shape of light waves that focus itself more intensely as it travels. This is unlike other light forms that dispense as it travels over long distances.…Read More »
In the post 9/11 era, the world has borne witness to the most remarkable military technology ever used in the history of warfare. From state-of-the-art missiles, planes, naval warships, hand-held guns, to drones, the exposure and use of new technology at every turn in time has not ceased.…Read More »
The latest addition to Google Street View’s unique locations is none other than a naval submarine. But it isn’t just any submarine either. The HMS Ocelot was built almost over 50 years ago for the Royal Navy. The Oberon-class submarine was capable of speeds of up to 17 knots (20 mph) underwater, came equipped with homing torpedoes and had soundproofed equipment making it one of “the quietest submarines in existence.”
Street View will let you tour the dockyard where the submarine was launched, its control room, sleeping quarters, all the way up to its torpedo tubes.…Read More »
Patent wars rage on, and with the unsuccessful acquisition of Nortel in a 2011 auction, Google may be losing the battle. The consortium ‘Rockstar’ owns thousands of patents and is targeting Google, Samsung, and other companies that created Android devices for infringement on patents.…Read More »
The U.S Army is slowly becoming much like science fiction and video games. The latest gadget from the army is a futuristic soldier helmet called the Helmet Electronics and Display System-Upgradeable Protection. That’s a long name for a cool helmet.
Basically, the helmet is a modular version of the current head gear, but with a face protective 9mm plating along with a heads up display powered by an Android smartphone.…Read More »
On many occasions, soldiers return from duty with several mental defects that are due to the riveting experience of war. Currently, there’s no real treatment for such cases, but DARPA is aiming to fix that with a chip in the brain.…Read More »
Remember that article we wrote earlier this month about the US army testing robot tanks with mounted machines guns that move and shoot on their own? Yeah, well, this video is a demonstration of said tanks.Read More »
The United States Navy is packing a new warship called the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) that is designed for firepower, stealth and durability. The price tag on such a machine is around $3.5 billion, but that’s not what’s truly exciting about this battleship.…Read More »
The U.S. Army is showing increased interest in having robots on the battlefield to assist individual soldiers. There might even be a day where robots are assisting other robots on the battlefield without a single human in sight.
The Fort Benning Army post in Georgia is holding a four-day event where commercial companies will have the chance to show off their robotic masterpieces.…Read More »
The fictional character Iron Man in the movies does possess a great deal of powers and all of his powers are in his suit. So what do you think if that suit can be built in real? Yes, US military is working on such a suit which possesses some of the characteristics of Iron Man’s suit.…Read More »
Last year, Linus Torvalds cited NVIDIA as the single worst company developers have to work with when it comes to Linux. In the end, Torvalds bestowed upon NVIDIA the middle finger, which got Linux fanboys up in an excited frenzy. Now, after years of treating Linux as a second-class citizen, NVIDIA has finally succumbed to pressure and has chosen to travel on the road of peace and tranquility.…Read More »
Boeing and the US Air Force have tested F-16 fighter jets (which have been retired from the Air Force and used for research, such as this) without any pilots in the cockpit. The aircraft were basically turned into drones that were piloted remotely from the ground by US Air Force pilots.…Read More »
With the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 set for launch this November, Nintendo is taking no chances and has chosen to cut the price of the Wii U by a cool $50. Come September 20, the Wii U Deluxe model will go on sale for $299.99, so if you haven’t picked up yourself a Wii U, this could be the perfect time to do so.…Read More »
Recently, the Indian army came across two strange objects in the sky. After much deliberation, the army concluded that both objects were unmanned Chinese spy drones. With that in mind, the Indian army spent the next six months tracking these so-called Chinese drones, only to find out they are actually Jupiter and Venus.…Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is essentially the research arm for US armed forces, is currently planning to build what they are calling a drone mothership.
The agency has recently announced several details about the project and it seems to be shaping up to be quite an impressive one at that.…Read More »
US Navy successfully lands advanced unmanned drone on aircraft carrier, the future of warfare is here
A video recently posted by the US Navy shows their unmanned X-47B drone executing a breathtaking landing on the USS George H.W Bush, an aircraft carrier in the US Navy.
The X-47B is the first unmanned aircraft to ever achieve the feat of landing on an aircraft carrier.…Read More »