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DARPA: Tanks in the future will not depend on armor but technology

Source: Tech Times Tanks are usually layered with a thick metal armor to shield them; however, this makes them massive, slow and not very agile. DARPA envisions the creation of an advanced agile...

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U.S. Army Developing 3D Printed Clothing for Soldiers

Source: Inside 3DP In the last few weeks we have reported on the many ways in which the U.S Army has been utilizing 3D printing, from spare parts and foodto bioprinting skin for wounded soldiers. Now it seems...

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The FBI uses malware to combat online anonymity

Editor’s Note: Anonymity already compromised if using TOR – TOR Originally sponsored by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory  Source: Engadget Online anonymity is a beautiful, terrible thing, so naturally governments and law enforcement types are eager to...

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ARDEC developing One-Way Luminescence (OWL) tracer round

Source: U.S. Army Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night,...

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U.S. Army Looks to 3D Print Warheads

Source: 3D Prints There are so many amazing uses for 3D printing which have emerged over the last couple of years. From 3D printed medical models which have already saved numerous lives, to 3D printed prosthetics wwhich...

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Study: Indirect link between combat and suicide risk

Source: Air Force Times One of the first comprehensive efforts to explain record suicides among soldiers during and after their deployments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan finds an indirect link between...

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Scientists develop a material so dark that you can’t see it

Source: Independent A British company has produced a “strange, alien” material so black that it absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of visual light, setting a new world record. To stare at the...

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DARPA SQUAD X INFRASTRUCTURE STUDY SEEKS INNOVATIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE DISMOUNTED SQUADS’ TACTICAL ADVANTAGE

Source: DARPA.mil Today’s dismounted squads use many different technologies to gather and share information. In many instances, however, these valuable but disparate inputs are not well integrated, leaving squad members without the degree...

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German agent ‘spying for US’

Source: TheLocal.de UPDATE: Media reports on Friday said that an employee of Germany’s foreign intelligence service is suspected of spying for Washington on a parliamentary panel probing US surveillance. Media reports on Friday...

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DARPA Has Genetically Engineered Super Blood to Protect Soldiers From a Major Threat

Source: MIC  Biological warfare might be the next big concern for the military, but it has come up with an appropriately sci-fi invention of its own: genetically engineered blood. A new study funded by...

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ARL scientists teleport information, demonstrate promise for more secure, high-speed battlefield communication

Source: ARL.MIL Teleportation, a long-standing staple in the world of science fiction, has become a reality for scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in terms of battlefield data and image processing. ARL...

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Insect-inspired technology to extend battlefield situational awareness

Source: U.S. Army Soldiers’ missions frequently lead them to locations where they must assess the status of structures, and where the presence of threats is not immediately known or easily detectable.These threats include...

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US military begins research into moral, ethical robots, to stave off Skynet-like apocalypse

Source: Extreme Tech The US Department of Defense, working with top computer scientists, philosophers, and roboticists from a number of US universities, has finally begun a project that will tackle the tricky topic...

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Analysis: How the UK connects to the US global drone network

            Source: Computer Weekly A Computer Weekly investigation subsequently established that the UK plays a crucial role in supporting the US military network by providing part of the core...

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A circuit board modeled on the human brain

              Source: Earth Sky Stanford bioengineers have developed a new circuit board modeled on the human brain, possibly opening up new frontiers in robotics and computing. For...

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FBI is said to gather data on foreign governments with hackers’ help

            Source: Brisbane Times An informant working for the FBI coordinated a 2012 campaign of hundreds of cyberattacks on foreign websites, including some operated by the governments of...

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DARPA Is Developing The Ultimate Autopilot System

        Source: Fast Company One of the problems the military faces with several decades of working aircraft is that the command interfaces are all slightly different, therefore requiring them to...

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