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Future Military

What will the military of the future look like? Get a glimpse of upcoming technologies and how they might be utilized, including combat wear, future space wars and high-tech military robots.

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How the Future Force Warrior Will Work

For the battlefield of the future, the U.S. Army is developing an infantry uniform that will provide superhuman strength and much more. Learn how the Future Force Warrior will turn a soldier into an "F-16 on legs."


Top 5 Sci-fi Weapons that Might Actually Happen

5 sci-fi weapons that might actually happen are explained in this article. Learn about 5 sci-fi weapons that might actually happen. See more »

What is ultrasonic mind control?

Ultrasonic mind control is explained in this article. Learn about ultrasonic mind control. See more »

What does the Army do at the Prototype Integration Facility?

Prototype Integration Facility helps build new tools for the U.S. military. Learn about the Prototype Integration Facility. See more »

How Laser Weapons Work

Laser weapons have been depicted in science fiction for years, but they do exist in real life. Learn more about laser weapons. See more »

What's an NLOS cannon?

The NLOS cannon can fire rounds from far away with less collateral damage. Read about NLOS cannon and its role in future military warfare. See more »

How Virtual Reality Military Applications Work

Virtual reality military applications include battlefield simulations and military vehicle simulations. Learn about virtual reality military applications. See more »

How Future Combat Systems Will Work

The U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems is a massive overhaul of military technology intended to prepare the Army for modern warfare. Learn why the army needs the FCS. See more »

How the Future Force Warrior Will Work

For the battlefield of the future, the U.S. Army is developing an infantry uniform that will provide superhuman strength and much more. Learn how the Future Force Warrior will turn a soldier into an "F-16 on legs." See more »

How Military Robots Work

Soldiers face danger every day -- detecting landmines, deactivating unexploded bombs and scoping out hostile buildings are tasks that don't always require a human presence. That's where military robots come in. See more »

How Military Pain Beams Will Work

Phasers have been a staple of SciFi for decades, and the "pain beams" being developed by the U.S. military bring us one step closer to that technology. Learn about this new weaponry. See more »