defence technology Archive

Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM)

The recent North Korean testing of its nuclear-capable Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), Hwasong-14, has left most of the nations on the edge, especially the United States. N. Korea now threatens to target Guam, a US West Pacific Island with a population of more than 160,000. It even triggered a chilling retort from the POTUS with

DARPA’s Ongoing Innovations in Defence

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) – forty years ago – invented with a new technology called ARPANET, which transferred digital data packets between computers through a virtual network, and replaced the conventional point-to-point telecommunication circuits. And therein lays the genesis of the Internet. DARPA was founded in the US as a response to

Five Sci-Fi Defence Tech In Existence

Defence technologies are mutating at an unbelievably exhilarating speed, faster than any other industries. The health of military technology often influences the growth of other allied or even unrelated fields. But scientists and engineers cannot be satisfied by mere drones that can fire or exoskeletons that can lift heavy weights. They are constantly striving to

USS Gerald R Ford

The US Navy’s next generation supership/aircraft carrier USS Gerald R Ford will skip an important test and be commissioned next month. As of June 1, the ship completed two sets of acceptance trials, which are tests conducted by the US Navy Board of Inspection and Survey to examine whether the vessel has been constructed in

Connexion of Head-Up Display and Enhanced Flight Vision Systems

Its been more than 50 years fighter aircrafts started equipping with Head-Up Displays (HUD) that projects key information, targeting crosshairs etc to the pilot onto a seemingly clear piece of glass allowing pilots to keep their eyes in the sky and avoid looking down at their instruments. More innovations took place with a creation of

Nano Eye to Eye Technology

The best things come in Small Packages”, this statement sounds true with the latest technology in Defence – NanoEye. NanoEye is basically a prototype for a tiny class of spy satellite. The 20 kilogram NanoEye is meant to be cheap, maneuverable and able to take high-resolution pictures for small ground units in combat — kind of like