Car panels made of silkworm cocoons, clothing that can camouflage the wearer at the flick of a switch and a “smart” shirt with a phone and power source embedded in the fabric.
Scientists have made breakthroughs that could eventually make… Full Story
The United States Marine Corp has showcased upgraded and improved non-lethal weapons technology intended mainly for riot control purposes and other scenarios where crowd management is needed.
The ADS (Active Denial System) emits a 95GHz electromagnetic ray beam that’s effective… Full Story
A Soldier treks through treacherous terrain in a dangerous combat zone with a rucksack filled with meals ready-to-eat, first-aid gear, weapons, ammunition, radios and batteries.
The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is lightening the Soldier’s load by developing… Full Story
A U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon moves into position to receive fuel from an U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during Red Flag-Alaska 12-2 over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex near Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 20,… Full Story
As President Bashar al-Assad discussed a ceasefire for Syria last week, his tanks continued to crush northern rebel strongholds. In this dispatch from the town of Saraqeb, John Cantlie, an independent photojournalist describes an assault at first hand.
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China is exploiting Westerncommercial technology, conducting aggressive cyber espionage and buying more anti-ship missiles as part of a steady military buildup, the Pentagon said.
Beijing aims to take advantage of “mostly US” defense-related technologies in the private sector as part of… Full Story
As the Air Force searches desperately for the source of a mysterious and potentially deadly oxygen system problem in its $79 billion fleet of F-22 Raptor fighter jets, it is also investigating why the jets’ pilots are coughing so often… Full Story
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT. A U.S. Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle launches into the Pacific Ocean during the Rim of the Pacific 2012 exercise. Twenty-two nations and more than 25,000 personnel are participating in the biennial RIMPAC exercise.
U.S. Army Sgt. James Misch shows Afghan soldiers how to load an M2 .50-caliber machine gun during basic marksmanship training in Paktika province, Afghanistan. U.S. soldiers and Afghan forces routinely train together to strengthen their partnership and increase the… Full Story
Marine and sailors locate, treat and evacuate a simulated downed pilot during a tactical aircraft and personnel recovery mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C.,