It still lacks thrusters and mini-missiles, but we're not complaining.
The PD-100 Black Hornet might just be filming you right now — this tiny drone is nearly undetectable during flight, which is kind of scary.
A new breed of high-powered robots are making a traditional battlefield look like something out of Robot Wars.
Perhaps inspired by the possibility of endless bacon (because who wouldn't be?), the United States Army is hard at work developing their own brand of 3D printer. Claiming the high price tags of commercial ones, the army has thus far produced much cheaper versions.
It must be great being the Army and being able to say, "Hey, wireless charging sounds cool, let's pour a couple million into it and see if we can up the range to, let's say, fifty feet! Okay? AWESOME!"
The U.S. Army's fascination with mobile devices peaked in 2008 when it started to issue iPod touches to soldiers to help translate Arabic in Iraq. A new report suggests that the Army is looking into providing an iPhone or Android phone to soldiers — for military purposes of course.
The University of Michigan had a game to play in five minutes, but no one could find a football to get things going. What ever could they do? Well, a quick call on the 101st Airborne hotline (sitting on the university president's desk, of course) had Sergeant Adam Sniffen parachute a ball in to the roar of the crowd.
The Army has a new laser-based 3D mapping robot, one that can create imagery of a surrounding area using, yes, lasers. It uses a mirror-based LIDAR system that "bounces a laser off a rapidly rotating mirror and gleans environmental information...
Just outside Los Angeles there's an office park that hosts one of the Department of Defense's secrets — the IED Battle Drill. The creation of a company called RL Leaders, whose boss, Richard Lindheim was once a big cheese in...
America's army has used the same round T-10 parachute since the 1950s, but since then soldiers have been carrying heavier loads and demanded more out of their drops. The answer? The new T-11 chute, which features a larger, squared canopy...