Did you think Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy had too many lead characters and also too many British spies? You are wrong. Also, this is not the movie for you! Harrison Ford, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Dormer, Paul Bettany, and Martin Freeman have joined the cast of Official Secrets, which will apparently be... More »
Our journey through pop culture's past continues here on the Nostalgia Theater Podcast! For our second episode, I'm joined by none other than Tim Dunigan, better known to children of the 1980s as the titular star of Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (read my Nostalgia Theater entry on the show here). Show More Summary
Remember the movie Universal Soldier that starred Jean-Claude Van Damme? That movie saw cyborg soldiers make use of a brain-computer interface, and this could very well be what the future entails, if what we hear about the U.S. military...Show More Summary
Boston Dynamics wants you to have a happy holiday. Boston Dynamics wants you to meet their robots. Boston Dynamics doesn't care if you never sleep again.Welcome to the future. We've just met the robotic soldiers fighting the war on Christmas.Read full article >>
With ever-more complicated missions and gear, soldiers of the future may get upgrades to the noggin. The post For Soldiers of the Future, Brain Training May Be as Vital as Pushups appeared first on WIRED.
Russian Spetsnaz (Special Task Forces) tested the Ratnik personal combat uniform kit during intense drills.
Happy Friday the 13th, everyone! Here’s some nonsense you might have missed this week: A society of British Christians have been inundating Serbian soldiers with Bibles “to promote moral transformation in the ranks and prevent future war crimes”. I suspect the… Continue Reading ?
NO EARLY RELEASE: If a soldier is convicted in the future of what would have been deemed a scheduled offence between 1973 and 1998, they could apply for early release under the Good Friday Agreement. However, that still leaves an anomaly in respect of crimes carried out between the start of the Troubles in 1969 more...
Serbian soldiers are receiving free Bibles as part of an effort to promote moral transformation in the ranks and prevent future war crimes.
Modern mecha anime tend to be a bit hit and miss but Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet turned that around a few years ago. Set in the far off future, it dealt with a stranded teenage soldier on a planet that was thought to be a myth...
A third generation of Russia’s state-of-the-art infantry combat gear design will be adopted by the end of 2015, the chief executive of the Central Research Institute of Precision Machine Building (TsNIITochMash) agency said Wednesda...
Back in 2004, Hiroshi Sakurazaka wrote a novel set in the future where the Earth was being invaded by a race of aliens called Mimics. The protagonist was a lowly grunt soldier but each time he died, he would come back to life the day before and do it all again. If all this sounds familiar, that’s because the 2014 movie Edge of Tomorrow was based on this novel.
What will the British infantry of 2025 look like? At the recent Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibitions in London, Britain's Ministry of Defence (MOD) took the wraps off its Future Soldier Vision (FSV), which is the Ministry's vision of what the high-tech squaddie of the next decade will look like. Show More Summary
THIS SOUNDS KINDA FAMILIAR, IN A WAY: UK vision of future 2020 soldiers with sensor laden body armor.
‘True Detective’ helmer Cary Fukunaga’s excellent child soldier saga is the first film to be released day-and-date by Netflix, available in cinemas and streaming on Oct. 16.
The Russian military will get about 80,000 sets of the Ratnik-2 “future soldier” gear before the end of 2015, Russian Land Forces' commander Col. Gen. Oleg Salyukov told journalists in Moscow.
The Russian military will get about 80,000 sets of the Ratnik 'future soldier' gear before the end of 2015, Russian Land Forces' commander Col. Gen. Oleg Salyukov told journalists on Thursday.
Black Ops III engrosses players in a dark and gritty future, where a new breed of Black Ops soldier has emerged, and the lines between humanity and military technology have been blurred.
In a far-off future war, an infantry platoon awaits a Russian assault.The defending soldiers are in a fortified position on elevated ground or a reverse slope. They’ve arranged machine guns and anti-tank weapons to kill anything that comes into view. Show More Summary