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Sniffer Dogs, U.S. Army Software Help Kenya Curb Poaching

Sniffer dogs trained to identify ivory and U.S. military software designed to trace militants have contributed to an about two-thirds decline in …

The US Army is learning how to fight small robots

On the battlefields of eastern Ukraine, Russian-backed infantry and artillery units have used more than 16 types of drones to identify enemy positions and deliver fire, often within minutes. That’s given Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the decorated tank commander who runs the U.S. Army’s Capabilities …

Military

Photos show how the US military trains to succeed in even the harshest climates

Throughout history, many powerful armies were defeated because they were ill-equipped or unprepared for inclement weather.<p>Even the US military has a storied history with the merciless Mother Nature — from the early days of Valley Forge to the Battle of the Bulge, years of fighting in campaigns …

Breaking: Smith and Wesson Eliminated From US Army's Modular Handgun System

In a Smith & Wesson SEC filing, it was revealed that the Department of the Army informed them their entry into the Modular Handgun Program would not …

Badass new patents: Google wants to get under your skin... literally

Conventional touch pads are generally non-flexible and relatively costly to produce and to integrate into objects.<p>This has limited the use touch sensors to electronic devices like smartphones, tablets and computers. Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) is developing technology to …

Electronics