Liquid blade disables IEDs in Afghanistan

Researchers at Sandia National Labs have developed a "liquid blade" capable of disabling improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The device - which shoots a blade of water and penetrates even steel - is currently being shipped to US troops deployed in Afghanistan.

Unmanned helicopter autonomously resupplies US troops

Kaman Aerospace and Lockheed Martin have transformed a K-MAX helicopter into an unmanned "aerial truck" capable of autonomously resupplying US troops at forward operating bases (FOBs) in Afghanistan.