In combat situations, soldiers must make split-second decisions. High stress and poor environmental conditions often mean that the senses are compromised.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the signature wound of conflicts in both Iraq and Afghanistan - with conservative estimates placing the number of US troops suffering from TBI at more than 200,000.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common, yet incurable illness plaguing soldiers who have experienced the horrors of combat.
The US military has long experimented with mobile devices for use in combat. Next week, the Army plans to conduct field trials with Apple's iPhone, Android handsets and various tablet computers.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Zebra Imaging have designed a real-time, 360-degree 3D holographic display to assist battle planners.
Weapons have come a long way since the bow and arrow was considered the height of military technology. They've become more powerful, stronger, and now, smarter.
The US Army is testing an intelligent, adaptive network designed to maintain communications during heavy combat.
Raytheon has successfully tested a new weapon specifically designed to be fired from an unmanned aircraft system (UAS).
Treyarch and Activision are offering eager gamers a sneak peek of multiplayer combat in Call of Duty: Black Ops.
BAE Systems has developed advanced liquid body armor for frontline troops that offers improved ballistics protection and ease of movement during combat.
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has uncloaked an advanced unmanned combat aircraft prototype.
2K Games has confirmed the long-awaited resurrection of XCOM as a first-person shooter (FPS) for the Xbox 360 and Windows PC.