D.I.Y Weapons

D.I.Y Weapons

robot

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The U.S. Army launches several competitions to define its future robot unmanned ground systems fleet, in a move that may transform the ground robotics...
improvised explosive devices

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The current threat environment of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) concealed on persons, in vehicles, and in the mail poses challenges for traditional explosive detection...
uranium

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A technique for detecting enriched uranium with lasers could help regulators sniff out illicit nuclear activities from afar. Researchers from the University of Michigan...

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A radiation threat detection system was successfully tested recently by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA’s SIGMA program—whose goal is to prevent...
improvised explosive

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  On the first floor of the Robert H. Mollohan Research Facility is a small team of researchers who are quietly developing a new, game-changing...
nuclear attack scenario

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The possibility of an improvised nuclear attack scenario is worrying the American defense agencies. The US Department of Homeland Security published a new guide...
terrorist attack

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Following the Christmas market attack in Berlin, the German government issued a paper stating the country is at “high risk” of terrorist attacks carried...
weaponized drone

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ISIS supporters on social media were boasting that the terror group now has an air force after the Islamic State released on January 24th...
bomb disposal robot

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A new bomb disposal and tactical robot was launched recently. The Avenger Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) robot has been engineered to provide police and...

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North Korea has recently developed a large stealth drone that can carry explosive devices and spread radioactive materials over South Korea, according to YonhapNews. "North...

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Could Islamist terrorists get a hold of a nuclear bomb? Dozens of nuclear warheads have gone missing during the 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s...

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The US Department of Homeland Security has found a new geospatial solution to enhance first responders’ incident management capabilities. The Department’s Science and Technology...

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Airport screening agents at Reno’s International Airport in Nevada confiscated a plastic handgun produced with by a 3-D printer from a man’s carry-on luggage....

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Warfare against IEDs (improvised explosive devices) has been on the US Defense Administration agenda for a long time. Lessons have been learned also from...

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In the wake of two car bombings which killed seventeen people, Turkey announced it was temporarily suspending the sale of fertilizers containing nitrate. The...