Piranha Predator Drone Boat Made of Nano-enhanced Carbon (Video)

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We’ve all heard of predator drones that take to the air, being remotely controlled by someone at a safe distance, but why can’t the same idea be taken to the water? That’s exactly what the Piranha concept from Zyvex Marine aims to achieve and it offers some impressive advantages over conventional boats.

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Robojelly: The Hydrogen-Powered Robot Jellyfish (Video)

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What you see in the above picture is Robojelly, a robot jellyfish designed by the researchers at Virginia Tech, which could be very useful in the future for underwater surveillance or search and rescue operations. You might be thinking that there is nothing new about a robot inspired by nature, but the robot jellyfish has a new trick up its sleeve. Theoretically, the Robojelly will go on working without ever running out of energy, as long as it’s in water.

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US Navy gets Mk 38 Mod 2 Tactical Laser System

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Boeing might be a company better known for developing all kinds of aircraft, but they do other things, too. For instance, Boeing partnered up with BAE Systems to develop an advanced laser weapon system for the United States Navy. The net result is this: The Mk 38 Mod 2 Tactical Laser System.

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Navy Drone goes M.I.A. for 23 miles, 30 minutes: Skynet?

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What happens when a multi-million dollar US Navy drone takes off and disconnects from their operator? A whole lot of panicking, thats what. August 2nd an MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing drone, a fancy name for an unmanned surveillance vehicle, was cruising at about 2,000 feet when all of a sudden its operators lost control over it.

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