The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has developed a life-sized robot to test chemical protective suits for the military.
The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.
The bipedal Schaft robot, the top scorer in a DARPA competition last year for disaster-response scenarios, will compete in the finals, but now with funding just from Google.
The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.
The Pentagon will be busy on all fronts with newfangled technology, from directed-energy weapons to autonomous aircraft and from 3D printing to cyberdefense.
The Pentagon has plenty of high-tech advances on tap for the coming year. Think drones, of course, but also laser weapons, cyberwarfare, and the ageless B-52.
The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit would give the wearer superhuman strength, night vision, and better protection from gunfire.
Japan is home to some crazy mods but this one stands out from the crowd, the Military 6666 Nissan Silvia.
People have their own tastes, but Satomi Nakawatase's Nissan Silvia is cool no matter who you are.
This Nissan Silvia is far from standard.