Iraq

Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries Of The World in 2012

2011 is considered the year of fall of the corrupt as regimes fell to the might of the common man throughout the Middle East when protesters took to the streets and demanded better rights. TIME magazine’s person of the year was the protester, a nameless, faceless representation of the might of the people. But even

Top 10 Most Dangerous Places on Earth

We, as humans, are known to be adrenaline junkies. Well, most of us are. We tell ourselves that the word danger is in our system, that its our middle name and what not. But the concept of skydiving, bungee jumping or any other adrenaline infused escapades that we indulge ourselves in seem like a harmless walk in

Top 10 Special Forces in the World

Special Forces specialize in counter-terrorism, reconnaissance, and sabotage and have the honor of being the most elite among the forces. They undergo extremely rigorous training for years sometimes, before they are ready and when they are done with the training, they can be easily classified as among the toughest and most competent men in the military. Today, we

Top 10 Nuclear Powered Military Machines

Nuclear powered machines can stay under water for decades or can stay over it for even longer, without ever needing for refueling any soon. The only military vision left unfulfilled would be of a nuclear-powered aircraft because of the problems related to shielding of the crew from radiations. Nevertheless, aircraft carriers and submarines are big

Top 10 most advanced tanks

Tanks: While submarines maybe silent killers, these monsters don’t need to hide for any reason whatsoever. Today we take a look at the most fearsome battle machinery in the modern world with Top 10 most advanced tanks. No 10. Type 90 Kyu Maru – Japan Units built 330-340 Weight 50.2 tonnes Crew 3 Armor Modular ceramic/steel composite

NextGen Bulletproof & Fragment Resistant Boots

Landmines have been described as “weapons of mass destruction – in slow motion.” Princess Diana brought to the world’s attention how landmines kill or injure one human every 22 minutes. In response, a new “blast and fragment resistant” combat boot is on the market. Learn how it’s made of more than 10 layers of bullet

Blind Soldier Learns to ‘See’ with his Tongue

Lance Corporal Craig Lundberg was blinded by a rocket propelled grenade while on patrol in Basra in Iraq during 2007. But thanks to new device that could revolutionise treatment for blind patients Craig can now see his surrounding environment using his tongue. The BrainPort miniature video camera and sensory equipment works by converting visual images

Boeing Unveils Spy Plane of the Future

It may look like a futuristic starfighter, but this sleek gun-metal craft is Boeing’s latest unmanned spy plane. Called the Phantom Ray, the cutting-edge unmanned airborne system (UAS) was unveiled at a ceremony in St Louis yesterday. The sleek craft has a 50ft wingspan, measures 36ft long and has a gross weight of 36,500lbs. It

Recon Robot Goes to Prison

From what I hear (from documentaries, reality TV shows), prison ain’t nothin’ nice. I don’t mean just for the prisoners, but for the guards as well. Not a job I envy in the least, but one that obviously is necessary.

Virtual Reality Treatment for Military Troops [video]

A virtual reality computer programme is being used to treat Iraq war veterans in the United States. The soldiers are able to relive the sights, sounds and even smells of warfare using 3D headsets. Researchers say it is producing dramatic benefits.