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Smart robocopters to ferret out pirates’ boats


April 9th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) US naval robocopters, carrying powerful sensors, will be able to ferret out small pirate boats even if they are indistinguishable from other vessels.Somalian pirates are again ... Read more...

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Device that helps soldiers scale walls like Batman


November 27th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Inspired by Batman's comic book capers, a new device will enable sailors and soldiers to ascend walls with the panache of the super hero.Funded by the ... Read more...

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New tech zaps trash mounds into fistfuls of ash


November 16th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Researchers are testing a high-tech trash disposal system that can zap a 50-gallon bag of waste into fistfuls of harmless ash.Called the Micro-Auto Gasification System (MAGS), ... Read more...

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Naval Training Center Great Lakes employs 3D simulations to measure individual performance


April 24th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Naval Training Center Great Lakes is employing computer-based 3D simulations to measure individual performance and help recruits prepare for on-board training and damage control measures.The first-person game ... Read more...

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US Navy’s new record setting laser can down cruise missiles in seconds


February 19th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.19 (ANI): The US Navy has set a new world record, by coming up with a new type of laser that can shoot cruise missiles from the sky in seconds, with ... Read more...

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Potential cure for vision diseases that lead to terminal blindness found


August 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 05 (ANI): Scientists have found a possible cure for degenerative vision diseases leading to terminal blindness.The solution to cure blindness, however, may be rooted in an unconventional therapeutic approach.Scientists at ... Read more...

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Space-age scanners show how whale’s hearing is affected


November 25th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Space-age scanners are making sense of how sounds generated by navy sonar might affect the hearing of whale - or if they hear it at all. The type of ... Read more...

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Fuel cell powered unmanned air vehicle sets unofficial flight endurance record


October 14th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): The Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL's) Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 23 hours and 17 minutes, setting an unofficial flight endurance record ... Read more...

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Unmanned aerial vehicles take flight using fuel cells


March 31st, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Scientists have used fuel cells to power unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which would help tactical decision-makers gather critical information more efficiently and more quietly.Piloted remotely or autonomously, ... Read more...

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