Yep, we modern people think we know it all. We presume that we are so much more intelligent than our predecessors. We have our internet, our mobile phones, our airplanes and lasers and video games and lingerie. Surely those who went well before us must be daft in comparison? No, they’re not. In fact, humans […]
Advancements in military technology are now entering the realm of sci-fi. Perhaps they always were. New developments in the field of exoskeletons has meant that ‘new’ soldiers are being created. These bionic suits can assist troopers in becoming more efficient in carrying out their duties. They serve to increase strength and stamina as the suit […]
Rebel Voice is not a fan of submarines. Being enclosed within a hunk of metal as others try to sink you is not an enticing prospect. Yet military forces around the planet invest huge sums in developing ever more effective subs. Nuclear submarines are the bees knees of the sector. These behemoths can stay submerged […]
Life is already imitating art as drones begin to play a greater role in our daily lives. Small commercial drones are one thing, but when the big boys of the military get involved, these unmanned vehicles, both land-based and airborne, become very serious kit indeed. Currently, both the USA and Russia lead the way in […]
Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky In a galaxy far, far away, life goes on as normal and it has absolutely nothing to do with this book. There are no Hutts, or Gungans or Ewoks anywhere. There are many other aliens, though, but then again, are they really alien at all? Confused? Then read on […]
When sci-fi meets sci-fact you get some pretty futuristic-looking guns. Soldiers of today are increasingly beginning to resemble Starship Troopers. Perhaps humans really need to get some aliens to kill, rather than one another?
Regular viewers of the news, or fans of the movie industry, will be familiar with some US Army combat choppers. The AH-64 Apache and AH-1 Cobra choppers are used by as support for ground troops wherever the US decide to invade. These models are also sold to other nations, such as the UK, to supplement […]