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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 Space Wars Will Work

Weapons in space that can knock down missiles have been under development for years and are starting to look realistic. Learn how they will work!


What's an NLOS cannon?

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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 »

How Exoskeletons Will Work

 How Exoskeletons Will Work

Exoskeletons will allow soldiers to run faster, carry heavier weapons and leap over large obstacles. Learn how these robotic suits will work. See more »

How Space Wars Will Work

 How Space Wars Will Work

Weapons in space that can knock down missiles have been under development for years and are starting to look realistic. Learn how they will work! See more »