Will combat vehicles use urine for fuel?

A team of Army researchers did not set out to prove that human pee could fuel U.S. military vehicles and bases in the future – but their unexpected urine discovery could transform how the armed forces get energy in the field.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/19/will-combat-vehicles-use-urine-for-fuel.html

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DSEI: From Leopards to Boxers — top armored vehicles grab attention at defense show

Tanks and other armored vehicles showed up in full force at the largest military tech show on Earth – Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) last week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/18/dsei-from-leopards-to-boxers-top-armored-vehicles-grab-attention-at-defense-show.html

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China just deployed a fleet of sophisticated submarine drones in the South China Sea

China has been testing underwater military drones for years. With the ability to dive nearly four miles at a time, its latest fleet of underwater drones are the most durable and efficient models to date.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/28/china-just-deployed-fleet-sophisticated-submarine-drones-in-south-china-sea.html

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3 powerful American planes featured at the Royal International Airshow Tattoo

The US Air Force put on an astounding show at one of the biggest military airshows in the world, the Royal International Air Tattoo.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/20/3-powerful-american-planes-featured-at-royal-international-airshow-tattoo.html

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Russia develops hypersonic 4,600 mph Zircon missile

The race to develop an unstoppable and unbeatable weapon capable of defeating all the military defense systems in the world is getting much too close for comfort.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/31/russia-develops-hypersonic-4600-mph-zircon-missile.html

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US military's 'Gremlin' program lets pilots launch and snag drones in midair

The U.S. military is developing a fairy-tale-inspired “Gremlin” program that aims to launch and retrieve drones in midair.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/28/us-militarys-gremlin-program-lets-pilots-launch-and-snag-drones-in-midair.html

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'Bionic' eye on the future: From 'Star Trek' visors to 'Mission Impossible' contact lenses

Could bionic eyes restore sight to the blind and give the U.S. military super sight?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/16/bionic-eye-on-future-from-star-trek-visors-to-mission-impossible-contact-lenses.html

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Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas

A team of brave U.S. military veterans headed into the Himalayas armed with skill, one helicopter and a whole lot of state-of-the-art gear last month – and left the mountains with four skydiving world records.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/02/military-veterans-smash-skydiving-world-records-in-himalayas.html

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How the internet is changing the way we fight wars

The future of warfare

The future of warfare

Popular Science and XPRIZE are teaming up to explore and explain technologies that make us say “The Future Is Now” in a video series called Future First.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/what-will-future-warfare-look-like?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Robot patrol: Israeli Army to deploy autonomous vehicles on Gaza border

Israel is planning to bolster its high-tech arsenal by deploying fully autonomous military vehicles along the country’s dangerous border with Gaza.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/01/robot-patrol-israeli-army-to-deploy-autonomous-vehicles-on-gaza-border.html

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