Monthly Archives: December 2012

Canada Reconsiders Acquiring 65 F-35’s from Lockheed Martin, Considers Boeing’s Super Hornet instead

In the latest setback for the Joint Strike Fighter program, Canada’s military made it official Wednesday night when officials announced they would re-examine whether they will purchase 65 F-35’s from Lockheed Martin. The move has been expected for months after … Continue reading

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Dirty Money cost China $3.8 trillion USD from 2000-2011

China has lost US$3.79 trillion over the past decade in money smuggled out of the country, a massive amount that could weaken its economy and create instability, according to a new report. And the outflow – much of it from … Continue reading

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NEW EXTENDED TRAILER: Zero Dark Thirty from the writer/director of “The Hurt Locker” Release Date: 12-19-12

This movie is not even out and yet the AFI (American Film Institute) and others are already nominating it as Picture of the Year. Zero Dark Thirty lands in theaters on December 19th, 2012, and it stars Jessica Chastain, Joel … Continue reading

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Transparent Car Technology Researchers at Japan’s Keio University are working on an optical-camouflage technology that could make parking cars safer. The technology makes the backseat invisible and the back of the car transparent so drivers can see behind their car when backing up, thus eliminating blind spots. Watch the video to find out more about optical-camouflage technology

Transparent Car Technology Researchers at Japan‘s Keio University are working on an optical-camouflage technology that could make parking cars safer. The technology makes the backseat invisible and the back of the car transparent so drivers can see behind their car … Continue reading

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Military Special Operations Growth Expected Despite Budget Cuts

Special operations forces will be among the growth areas in the military even as funding dwindles, the Pentagon’s No. 2 civilian leader says. President Obama “made sure that we didn’t eat our seed corn in a budget reduction,” Deputy Secretary … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Meet the future of jet propulsion with the SABRE (Synergistic Air Breathing Rocket Engine)

Developed by Reaction Engines over the last 20 years, SABRE (Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine) is a new engine class that can operate in both air-breathing and rocket modes. This advanced combined cycle air-breathing SABRE rocket engine enables aircraft to operate … Continue reading

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