The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.
One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.
Future weapon would seek out targets that conduct electricity better than the air or ground that surrounds them.
Since 1980, the Army has depended on the Abrams for battlefield superiority in combat. As part of Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman checked out how these battle-tested vehicles are forged.
From B-52s to B-2s to the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb that ended World War II, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has it all. CNET's Daniel Terdiman visited as part of Road Trip 2013.
Recent tests, says Lockheed Martin, show that fully autonomous convoys can safely navigate road intersections, oncoming traffic, stalled and passing vehicles, and pedestrians.
Security researcher hired by New York Times says an "overwhelming percentage" of hacks originate from a 12-story building in Shanghai associated with the Chinese military.
The high-street phone flogger has pumped out some pricey deals on Sony's sharp new blower -- we'd plump for a SIM-free deal if we were you.
Greg Christie, who helped develop important features for the original iPhone, is leaving Apple later this year.
Some are wondering whether the death of an American engineer working in Singapore could be linked to cyber espionage.