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Hypersonic Glider Loses Contact with US Military as Speed Test Takes Place [UPDATE: Statement Released]

Hypersonic Glider Loses Contact with US Military as Speed Test Takes Place [UPDATE: Statement Released]

In a bid to become the fastest plane in the world, the US Military has at least temporarily lost contact with prototype Falcon Hypsersonic Technology Vehicle (HTV-2) during its second test flight. This plane was designed as a global bombing prototype and was capable of a magnificent 20 times the speed of sound. This unmanned prototype plane was launched successfully today aboard a Minotaur IV rocket but was lost as the plane separated from the rocket in the upper bit of the atmosphere and began it's "glide" phase. All of this is according to DARPA - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the USA.

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DARPA set to test Mach 20 Falcon HTV-2 again

DARPA set to test Mach 20 Falcon HTV-2 again

For many years now, the Pentagon and DARPA have been hard at work on some wild weapon systems and other stuff. One of the coolest was that Transformer vehicle that was a jeep that could be flown like a helicopter as well. Another of the wild weapon systems that DARPA is working on is the mach 20 weapon system called the Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 or HTV-2 for short.

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Volpin Props Creates Epic N7 Rifle for Mass Effect 3

Volpin Props Creates Epic N7 Rifle for Mass Effect 3

How awesome is this dude at making replica weapons for video games! We have seen the work of Harrison Krix before back when he made the M8 Avenger replica weapon in his spare time for grins. The dude does some epic work and this time around he was asked by the folks at Bioware to make a replica of the new N7 rifle from Mass Effect 3 to be used in the marketing surrounding Comic-Con.

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MAUL shotgun fires up to five Taser shells as fast as you can pull the trigger

MAUL shotgun fires up to five Taser shells as fast as you can pull the trigger

I think it's a great thing that police and military have weapons at their disposal that will allow them to stop someone committing a crime without having to use lethal means. Almost all police in my area also carry a Taser so they can Tase a bro instead of the alternative. The catch is that most of those Tasers have to be very close to work. That isn’t the case anymore with some of the weapons that military and law enforcement can use.

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