DARPA, the US Defense Department`s advanced research agency, had set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today nearly eight years ago.
The US is developing a military drone capable of assisting troops while avoiding hostile threats on the ground, such as ambushes and improvised explosive devices or IEDs.
The US military has unveiled one of its most-advanced humanoid robots known as Atlas, which was created to assist in future emergency situations, the American Forces Press Service reported.
DARPA, the Pentagon`s advanced research group, has achieved some big breakthroughs that may help restore a sense of touch to military personnel who have lost limbs in service of their countries.
The US Army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon`s research agency said Wednesday.
The strategy of using social media for coordinating people in critical situations has high risk of failure, a study has said.
A new Pentagon-backed autonomous "bat drone", that can use a long claw to pluck objects off of the ground, is ready for deployment.
An unmanned hypersonic glider likely aborted its 13,000 mph flight over the Pacific Ocean last summer because unexpectedly large sections of its skin peeled off.
DARPA’s purpose is to sponsor “revolutionary, high-payoff research” for military use.
A hypersonic weapon prototype belonging to the US Army which travels at several times the speed of sound was successfully test fired on Nov 17.
The Pentagon`s researchers plan to bolster their efforts to create offensive weapons for use in cyber warfare, reflecting a growing concern over digital threats, US officials have said.
An unmanned hypersonic glider developed for U.S. defense research into super-fast global strike capability was lost after the experimental craft began flying on its own.
The US Army`s science department is working to develop helmets that can influence a soldier`s brain.
Flying cars have always been something typically reserved for science fiction, but they have now come closer to reality.
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