Posts Tagged: "Military"

SandFlea

Sand Flea RC Recon Car Jumps 30-feet (video)

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Infiltrating an enemy base takes not only balls the size of boulders, but a healthy dose of recon.  And while the military often depends on helicopter, snipers and drones to obtain that info, it’s doesn’t always provide the up close video and photos that are needed to asses the true...

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36-Foot Railgun Tested with Massive Explosion (video)

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Railguns have long been met with skepticism.  Back in the 80s Reagan called for a real deal Star Wars defense system that included a gun of such ilk.  Unfortunately, he never lived to see the tech materialize, which today finally became more of a reality. The above footage is from the...

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Swiss Flame: A Swiss Army Knife with a Built-in Lighter

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Swiss Army knives are a must have for any self respecting boyscout.  Each knife, at the very least, includes a corkscrew, a nail file, a serrated blade, a straight blade, a pair of tweezers and a toothpick.  In terms of survival it was the ultimate tool and the more blades or gadgets...

Martin Jetpack Flies to New Heights (video)

Martin Jetpack Flies to New Heights (video)

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The Martin Jetpack team is at it again.  In April they succeeded with a 7 minutes flight high above the earth’s surface and now, just a few days ago, they’ve taken the hover device to new heights, literally.  They flew it to an altitude of 5000 feet and then brought...