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The Future: Call in Military Air Strikes with ATAK Smartphone App

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Continuing with this trend, a smartphone app is being developed wherein troops can effectively initiate a full-blown air strike with a few simple taps of the screen.

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Designing Drones By Studying Flight Of Birds (Video)

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A team at Stanford University is capturing incredible images of birds in mid-flight with an ultra-high-speed camera for developing an ideal drone design.

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Pilot-less Aircraft X-47B Makes Its First Catapult Take-Off [Video]

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Last Thursday, the U.S. Navy completed their first steam launch catapult with the X-47B pilot-less aircraft.

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Nuclear-Powered UAV Drones Not Happening Anytime Soon

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Reconnaissance saves lives and in modern day war, going into an engagement without the intelligence from UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) drones, which are armed with sophisticated electronics for imagery and sensing, is like walking in blindfolded.

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Northrop Grumman En Route to Unmanned Fighter Jets, Aerial Refuelling

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The unmanned aircraft sector seems to be coming of age in the U.S. military: This year’s announcement of the tiny “Hummingbird,” a tailless flying machine capable of reconnaissance and espionage, is now being followed up by Northrop Grumman’s contract to build two X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System fighter crafts for the U.S. Navy.

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Dark Knight movies inspire new wave of defense vehicles

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I like to think a lot of people in the defense and security industries took much of their inspiration from comic book heroes when they were kids; the noble idea of defending the innocent against attacks from villains. And that seems to be the case with BAE Systems' new battle-bot concept.

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