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US Air Force's New Flying Car Is Funny-Looking
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US Air Force's New Flying Car Is Funny-Looking

It doesn& 39;t come across as very intimidating at first glance.August 25, 2020When you think of a U.S. Air Force flying vehicle you most likely picture a sleek, powerful, rapid jet. However, the newest addition to the U.S. Air Force& 39;s fleet doesn& 39;t quite fit that bill. At all.The electrical vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle, named Hexa, looks more like a goofy home drone flying device.

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9 Major Milestones in the Interesting History of Submarines

Submarines are one of the most effective elements of the world& 39;s most powerful navies. From sinking shipping during wartime to covert reconnaissance and use as nuclear deterrence, these machines are both feared and admired.But this wasn& 39;t always the case.Far from a recent invention, submarines have a long and interesting history.
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9 Military Spin-Off Technologies We Use Almost Everyday

& 34;Necessity is the mother of all invention,& 34; as the adage goes. This is especially true for military technology.But military tech has led to some interesting spin-offs that have improved our daily lives forever. Here are but a few of them.RELATED: 23 GREAT NASA SPIN-OFF TECHNOLOGIESWhat military spin-off technologies do we use every day?
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Sikorsky-Boeing Defiant Helicopter Tops 235 MPH, Aims For 290

Watch the helicopter hit a major speed milestone.June 17, 2020This helicopter is hella fast: a Sikorsky-Boeing has announced that the experimental helicopter prototype SB-1 Defiant competing to replace the Army& 39;s UH-60 Black Hawk has hit a major speed milestone.The helicopter completed a flight at nearly 236 mph (205 knots), and is just a few months shy away from exceeding 290 mph (250 knots).
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US Military Tests 330-Feet Long-Range Electrocution Weapon

The U.S. Military will likely start using a longer range taser-like like weapon for safer immobilization.June 29, 2020Law enforcement around the world has utilized non-lethal (or sometimes less-lethal) weaponry for a long time.Pepper spray, plastic ammunition, even electromagnetic radiation dishes, which, by the way, & 34;penetrates 1/64 inch into the skin and produces an intense burning sensation that stops when the transmitter is switched off or when the individual moves out of the beam& 34; according to globalsecurity.
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New Zealand Military Puts All Terrain EV Bikes On Trial

These electric bikes could prove useful in surveillance and recon missions.July 27, 2020Electric vehicles find more and more real-world applications as the developing technology behind it develops. A New Zealand startup UBCO has ambitions to upgrade upon the off-road niche.The innovative company recently set sail to the European market after its success in New Zealand and Australia.
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US Navy Ship Carries 14 Vintage WWII Planes to Hawaii

All aboard the USS Essex, these warbirds aren& 39;t able to fly from the US mainland to Hawaii on their own.August 07, 2020B-25 Bomber, one of the vintage plane models aboard the USS Essexdavidgsteadman/FlickrOne U.S. Navy ship will be carrying a different type of cargo this month. Setting off from San Diego and making its way across the Pacific to Pearl Harbor in Hawai& 39;i, the USS Essex will be transporting over a dozen vintage warplanes to the island.
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The Air Force Wants to Use Earth's Magnetic Fields as a GPS Alternative

The force has reached out the AI community to find a better way to have clearer magnetic field readings.August 08, 2020GPS might be great for navigating your local streets but when it comes to navigating military aircraft and other vehicles it is highly susceptible to errors. Now the Air Force is on a mission to employ the Eath& 39;s magnetic field as a GPS alternative, according to Defense One.
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South Korea Navy Will Have Its First F-35 Aircraft Carrier

The Republic of Korea Navy plans on kitting the new carrier out with F-35B jets.August 14, 2020Aircraft carriers are not only impressive ships, but they& 39;re rather useful as they move fighter jets, helicopters, equipment, and people across the seas.Now, South Korea has announced that it is joining the military ranks of nations that own aircraft carriers.
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Pentagon Signs Off On Unidentifiable Aerial Phenomena Task Force

The Department of Defense confirmed the UFO sighting task force.August 18, 2020There have been some unverifiable flying objects that people claim to have seen or even captured on their cameras or on video over the years.As of August 4th, the Department of Defense in the U.S. has confirmed the establishment of the Unidentifiable Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF), which will be led by the U.
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US Air Force Accidentally Reveals Interest in a Hypersonic Nuke

That probably wasn& 39;t meant to be out in the open.August 24, 2020Whoops! The U.S. Air Force may have accidentally posted a request online for the industry to send its technologies that can support a hypersonic glide vehicle. The point would be for the vehicle to cross intercontinental ranges.The request for the hypersonic nuclear weapon has since been removed.
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US Air Force's New Flying Car Is Funny-Looking

It doesn& 39;t come across as very intimidating at first glance.August 25, 2020When you think of a U.S. Air Force flying vehicle you most likely picture a sleek, powerful, rapid jet. However, the newest addition to the U.S. Air Force& 39;s fleet doesn& 39;t quite fit that bill. At all.The electrical vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle, named Hexa, looks more like a goofy home drone flying device.
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US Navy's Possibly Smallest Ship Is as Long as a Ford F-150

This must be the most & 39;frightening& 39; weapon in the U.S. Navy& 39;s arsenal — or the cutest...August 26, 2020When it comes to war machines, it is generally believed that size matters for all the intimidating reasons. However, as seen from the above picture, not all Navy ships are created equal as a little tugboat that has popped up on Reddit earlier this week has established.
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