Lots of very stupid robots fighting in Afghanistan

Feb 8, 2011
Wired reports there are over 2,000 robots fighting in Afghanistan with real people forces - that's 1 robot for every 50 U.S. troops in the country....
Posted In: afghanistan, military, robots

U.S. military can put a country back online

Feb 7, 2011
In the event a government shuts down its country's internet again, the U.S. military has a way to force the country back online again. But,...
Posted In: military, wifi, world

Hacker storefront freaks people out

Jan 24, 2011
There are some screen shots going around about a supposed storefront where you can buy hacked access to a whole host of .gov, .mil, and .edu sites....
Posted In: government, hacking, military, privacy, world

Jamming spectrum is a new tool of war

Jan 21, 2011
Here's a crazy one....
Posted In: gadgets, jamming, military, navy

Reapers in action, or at least simulated action

Jan 14, 2011
Our show on Tuesday is all about the global arms race to build faster, more powerful, more nimble, deadlier UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles). We...
Posted In: government, military, reaper, UAVs

PHOTO: China's first stealth fighter jet

Jan 5, 2011
China's state media published pictures Wednesday that appear to show a prototype of the country's first stealth fighter jet....
Posted In: aviation, China, military, picture this, stealth fighter jet

Air Force bans not just but the New York Times as well

Dec 15, 2010
And Der Spiegel and Le Monde and The Guardian and any other news outlet that published information from Wikileaks. When Air Force personnel try to...
Posted In: Law, military, wikileaks

Wikileaks backlash backlash backlash

Dec 10, 2010
Okay, follow me here. ...
Posted In: military, openleaks, Web Culture, wikileaks, world

Defense Department invests in flying snake research

Nov 23, 2010
At least five species of snake from the genus Chrysolopea in Asia are able to fly. Sort of....
Posted In: DARPA, flying snakes, government, military, Science

Soldiers prefer Android

Nov 1, 2010
For the last 20 years, the US military has been trying to build a new custom communications gadget system for soldiers in the field. It's cost half...
Posted In: android, gadgets, Google, government, military