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-+*The U.S. Army is working on a futuristic “hoverbike” that could carry one to two soldiers up to ten feet off the ground at speeds around 60 miles per hour over land and water. The Army Research Laboratory signed a contract nine months ago with SURVICE Engineering and Malloy Aeronautics to develop a hoverbike prototype for […]

-+*The Army has developed an airborne satellite system that can be loaded onto an Air Force C-17 cargo aircraft that allows paratroopers to communicate with voice, video and data while flying to the mission, Army officials said. Army leaders hope to deploy the system called Enroute Mission Command Capability, or EMC 2, by 2017. “EMC […]

-+*The Syrian Electronic Army is taking credit for hacking and taking down the U.S. Army’s website, Army​.mil. The site went down Monday afternoon and as of 7 p.m. EST Monday evening, it was still down. Initially, the group had a message pop up on the site saying: “Your commanders admit they are training the people they have […]

-+*The U.S. Army is mulling consolidating its drone training programs after a scathing federal review, according to the service’s top officer. Auditors concluded that pilots of unmanned systems such as the RQ-7 Shadow struggled to complete required training “because they spend a significant amount of time performing additional duties such as lawn care, janitorial services, […]

-+*Did you know the Germans used ground robots to protect the beaches of Normandy during the World War II? Clearly, they were not too effective, but unmanned ground vehicles have taken quite a few steps forward in recent years. The Air Force drones in the sky typically get most of the attention but here’s a quick […]