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Go Off Road With Tank Treads Mounted On Roller Blades

Remember when you were young and you just had to have rollerblades, the speedy feeling as you put one foot in front of another rushing down the road. These days you are more likely to have…

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New Russian Armoured Vehicle Operated Via PlayStation Controller

A new Russian armoured vehicle has been developed that uses an interface based on the famous PlayStation controller. Albert Bakov, Vice President of tank maker Tractor Plants, told Russian media that the Kurganets-25 mechanised infantry vehicle…

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DARPA’s Idea to Replace Batteries with Propane Seems Mad and Genius at the Same Time

Soldiers are becoming more and more reliant on technology and the old-fashioned lithium-ion batteries won’t really do the trick. The US military currently uses the Ultralife UBI-2590 battery pictured below, which weighs in at 1.4kg a…

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US Government Hire Call of Duty Creator As a War Advisor

America has been looking for the ‘military advantage’ over the last decade or so, ever since the terror threat was brought to their shores though the disastrous 9/11 attacks. The Atlantic Council think tank has decided…

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DARPA Reveal New Ground X-Vehicle Technology for Tanks

DARPA have been working hard to design new tanks that use significantly less armour in a bid to make them incredibly agile, while still making them safe for their occupants. No easy task given that tanks…

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Norweigan Army Testing Oculus Rift VR Tech Inside Tanks

A new prototype navigation system is being trialed by the Norwegian army, allowing their soldiers a new way to drive their tanks, and it uses Oculus Rift. The new system uses special cameras mounted on the…