Meet the US Army's new pistol

In future battles, U.S. soldiers will have a new sidearm for personal protection. The Army’s new pistol may see more action than the last thanks to a design that has great potential for offensive purposes like close quarter combat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/13/meet-us-armys-new-pistol.html

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AUSA 2017: This military ATV can 'think' and drive itself

Robots will soon be serving alongside soldiers in the U.S. Army, but not the sort of humanoid robots seen in “Terminator” – these robots could be more like “thinking” ATVs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/12/ausa-2017-this-military-atv-can-think-and-drive-itself.html

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US Army testing a device that could give soldiers a 'third arm'

Traditional weaponry has often been a burden to soldiers, placing added weight on their bodies, slowing reaction times at times when all of their facilities are needed. Future troops may wind up having a “third arm” to help offset the weight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/05/us-army-testing-device-that-could-give-soldiers-third-arm.html

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US military aims to combat chemical threats with ‘smart uniform’

In the next decade, U.S. soldiers could get new smart uniforms that are breathable but also designed to shield them from hazards like viruses and chemical weapons, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California announced on Wednesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/04/us-military-aims-to-combat-chemical-threats-with-smart-uniform.html

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The Army is testing a smart grenade launcher that can take out hidden targets

To help keep American soldiers safe (and outfitted with the most futuristic gear, of course), the United States Army just announced plans to begin testing of a new smart grenade launcher capable of zeroing in on covered/hidden targets.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/13/army-is-testing-smart-grenade-launcher-that-can-take-out-hidden-targets.html

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How the modern combat helmet was born in the trenches of France

The image of the modern soldier on the battlefield is seldom complete without a helmet on the soldier’s head. Designed to protect from small arms fire the modern ballistic helmet is often made of space age materials including Kevlar, but its origins go back 100 years to the trenches of the First World War.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/01/how-the-modern-combat-helmet-was-born-in-the-trenches-of-france/

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Here come hoverbikes

A new proposed helmet model would not only protect soldiers in high heat and humidity, and shield them from chemical and biological agents, but come with a fan to cool them off — keeping them much more comfortable even in the most uncomfortable and scary situations, Engadget.com says.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/16/here-come-hoverbikes/

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