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US Army could soon be wearing Master Chief helmets with built-in air con

US Army could soon be wearing Master Chief helmets with built-in air con

By 14 May 2014

The US Army is developing a next-generation helmet and mask combination respirator system that could replace existing gear issued for protection against chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear warfare. It is lighter than the kit used currently,... >>

TALOS military exoskeleton given go-ahead for trials: Master Chief anybody?

TALOS military exoskeleton given go-ahead for trials: Master Chief anybody?

By 12 February 2014

The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) revealed late last year that it had formed the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) project to create a wearable environment for soldiers that combines technology and armour to enhance fighting efficiency.... >>

US Military developing super computers

US Military developing super computers

By 10 August 2010

Intel, Nvidia, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Sandia National Laboratory have all been awarded grants by a US Military program, aimed at building the next generation of super computers. The Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency... >>

US Army wants "throwable" robots

US Army wants "throwable" robots

By 20 August 2009

The US Army Marines have decided that the future of modern warfare lies in robots you can throw. Not at the heads of would-be terrorists - at the ground in their general direction for reconnaissance purposes. The army's set a target of under 10lbs for... >>