• 25 August 2008

    US Army-Backed Aircraft Sets Unmanned Record

    A solar-powered, high-altitude, unmanned aerial vehicle built by British company QinetiQ and has set a new unmanned record by staying airborne for 82 hours and 37 minutes. The demonstration, which...

  • 18 August 2008

    Military Fund Mind-Reading Research

    The US military has awarded university researchers with a $4mn grant to study ways to read people's thoughts. The military is hoping that the research could perhaps lead to technology...

  • 14 August 2008

    Poland Signs Missile Defence Deal with the US

    Poland has signed a defence deal with the US to host a missile defence shield system at a base on the Baltic coast. The US will install ten interceptor missiles...

  • 10 August 2008

    Drone Pilots Feel Stress from Afar

    US National Guardsmen operating predator drones over Iraq via remote control from Southern California have reported suffering the same psychological stresses as there comrades on the battlefield. Predator pilots operate...


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