Combat

Facebook Temporarily Bans Ads For Combat Gear Following Capitol Riots 

On Saturday morning, Facebook published a short update on their blog titled “Our Preparations Ahead of Inauguration Day,” explaining how the social media company would temporarily prohibit advertisements from defense firms amid the fallout from the Jan. 6 US Capitol riots. Facebook wrote, “we are banning ads that promote weapon accessories and protective gear in the US at least…

Army Receives Two Robotic Combat Vehicles That Will “Revolutionize” Combat Operations

By Tyler Durden The US Army wants to field light, medium, and heavy robotic combat vehicles to prepare for future combat on the modern battlefield as part of a rapid modernization effort. American defense firm Pratt Miller tweeted about a week before Christmas that it delivered two Robotic Combat Vehicle-Light unmanned ground vehicle prototypes (RCV-Ls)…

Army Receives Two Robotic Combat Vehicles That Will "Revolutionize" Combat Operations 

The US Army wants to field light, medium, and heavy robotic combat vehicles to prepare for future combat on the modern battlefield as part of a rapid modernization effort.  American defense firm Pratt Miller tweeted about a week before Christmas that it delivered two Robotic Combat Vehicle-Light unmanned ground vehicle prototypes (RCV-Ls) to the Army. …

Iran Showcases Suicide Drones During Large-Scale UAV Combat Exercise

Iran is conducting two day large-scale drone exercises in Semnan province and in coastal waters which started Tuesday, involving hundreds of domestic built UAVs, and notably including suicide drones.  According to the Iranian Army chief overseeing the combat exercises, Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi, naval drones will fly from warships in the country’s southern waters, while suicide UAVs will additionally conduct long-range…

Ex-Apple Engineer Unveils "Glitterbomb 3.0" Device To Combat Porch Pirates 

This year has been awfully stressful for retailers and package delivery companies, strained by the virus pandemic surge in e-commerce. About three billion packages will traverse the country’s shipping infrastructure this year – about 800 million more than last year, leaving many packages, once delivered to consumers, susceptible to porch pirates.  Former NASA and Apple engineer…

NYPD To Deploy Robotic Dog To Combat Criminals

By Tyler Durden According to ABC7 in New York, the New York Police Department (NYPD) is set to receive a new Boston Dynamics robot dog with special features, including an arm to open doors and move objects. “This dog is going to save lives, protect people, and protect officers and that’s our goal,” NYPD Technical Assistance Response…

British Elite Army Unit To Spy On & Combat ‘Anti-Vax Militants’: Sunday Times

As anti-lockdown protests continue to rage in London, resulting in the arrests of over 150 this past weekend, The Sunday Times is out with a hugely alarming report that almost has to be seen to be believed given how open and brazen an example it is of the state using every means possible to crush free speech…

Feds Deploy Firefighting Drones With “Dragon Eggs” To Combat Wildfires 

California has experienced its worst year of fire on record. According to Digital Trends, to better combat the wildfires this year, the federal government deployed a fleet of drones to conduct backburn operations by releasing miniature fireballs.  Containing fires by setting prescribed burns, called backburns, is one method firefighters can control wildfires because it deprives…