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Ministry of Defence to sell spectrum, could mean more UK 4G

The MoD will auction precious slices of its spectrum later next year, with 4G-hungry network operators possible bidders.

By December 17, 2012

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Rovio announces Pigs Defence

Angry Birds giant Rovio has announced a new upcoming mobile game: Pigs Defence.

By March 31, 2012

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MoD Defence Technology Plan: Robots and shockproof goop for playing army 2.0

At the Ministry of Defence we caught up with the latest robots, biodetectors and intelligent shock-absorbing gloop. We offer our own contribution to the future of warfare...

14 Images By February 27, 2009

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Military "crash test dummy" takes hard knocks to develop protective gear

The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has developed a life-sized robot to test chemical protective suits for the military.

By April 7, 2014

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The Rebel Alliance strikes back: X-wing on Kickstarter

Not allowing humanity to fall vulnerable to a Death Star, a new Kickstarter has sprung up to provide us with a defence against it: the dogfighter that took down the original Death Star.

By February 10, 2013

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MoD warns against perils of social media with tea-drinking terrorist

A new campaign from the UK Ministry of Defence highlights the dangers of posting sensitive info to Twitter and Facebook, with a series of videos featuring a tea-drinking terrorist.

By June 15, 2011

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Tesla calls Top Gear exec 'disingenuous' in latest round of conkoutgate

Tesla has attacked Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman's defence of the show's review of the Roadster electric sports car. Is it really disingenuous or just some TV flummery?

By April 5, 2011

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Wizz away with plasma "enhancement"

British Ministry of Defence spin off may revolutionize waterproofing.

By January 2, 2008

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British Army going to war in invisible tanks as BAE weaponises ebook readers

The British Army could disappear in the next five years -- and not because of defence cuts. Backroom boffins at BAE Systems plan to use e-ink, the technology inside the humble ebook reader, to turn tanks invisible.

By January 14, 2011

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Segway robots train snipers Down Under

The Australian Department of Defence enlisted the help of Marathon Robotics to set up a course populated by Segways with plastic, 3D, human-size dummies onboard.

By April 8, 2010