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    New technology that can make tanks invisible has been unveiled by the Ministry of Defence.

    In secret trials last week, the Army said it had made a vehicle completely disappear and predicted that an invisible tank would be ready for service by 2012.

    The new technology uses cameras and projectors to beam images of the surrounding landscape onto a tank.


    Now you see it: How the tank might look with background images beamed onto the side

    The result is that anyone looking in the direction of the vehicle only sees what is beyond it and not the tank itself.

    A soldier, who was at the trials, said: "This technology is incredible. If I hadn't been present I wouldn't have believed it. I looked across the fields and just saw grass and trees - but in reality I was staring down the barrel of a tank gun."

    How the technology works in a combat situation is very sensitive, but the MoD is believed to be testing a military jacket that works on the same principles.

    It is the type of innovation normally associated with James Bond, and the brains behind the latest technology is the MoD's very own "Q" - Professor Sir John Pendry, of Imperial College London.

    He said the only drawback was the reliability of the cameras and projectors.

    But he added: "The next stage is to make the tank invisible without them - which is intricate and complicated, but possible."

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    Pretty cool eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Klose View Post
    Pretty cool eh?
    Regardless, EMP pulse and it becomes a metal coffin.

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    so next time the soldiers themselves will have problems finding their own tanks in case of an attack. The enemy cannot see our tanks... We can't see our own tanks too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garou12 View Post
    Regardless, EMP pulse and it becomes a metal coffin.
    Well, what follows the EMP pulse will mean everyone's dead too

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZDragon View Post
    so next time the soldiers themselves will have problems finding their own tanks in case of an attack. The enemy cannot see our tanks... We can't see our own tanks too.
    Another Blue on Blue ...

    This technology will improve in time to come as more sophisticated multiple unit tracking systems get introduced to warfare. Current operational tracking systems aren't effective enough compared to those in development..

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    LOL. Something popped into my head...

    Command Center: All units! We are under attack! Scramble the Stealth Tanks and destroy all enemy tanks!

    Field Command: Roger that Command Center....

    An hour later...

    Command Center: Field command! This is Command Center! what haven't you guys deploy our latest Stealth Tank yet? The enemy is closing in on us!

    Field Command: Command Center... this is Field Command. We have a problem! We have been trying to locate the Stealth Tank. But we cannot find them anywhere!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Klose View Post
    Well, what follows the EMP pulse will mean everyone's dead too
    not necessarily depends on what sets it off. You don't need a nuke to generate an emp. though i have to say the people who came up with this are definitely fans of C&C haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by garou12 View Post
    not necessarily depends on what sets it off. You don't need a nuke to generate an emp. though i have to say the people who came up with this are definitely fans of C&C haha
    LOL Fans of the NOD u mean. they are the ones with stealth tanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZDragon View Post
    LOL Fans of the NOD u mean. they are the ones with stealth tanks.
    yea but what game does NOD come from

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    Quote Originally Posted by garou12 View Post
    yea but what game does NOD come from
    LOL Yar C&C. U suppose they will come up with a stealth C130 as well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZDragon View Post
    LOL Yar C&C. U suppose they will come up with a stealth C130 as well?
    dunnoe never played C&C3 is that the game's verison of the stealth tank then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by garou12 View Post
    dunnoe never played C&C3 is that the game's verison of the stealth tank then?
    stealth thank was already there before this version of C&C.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZDragon View Post
    stealth thank was already there before this version of C&C.
    i know but i was wondering if they have verison 3.0 like they did with the mammoth tanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garou12 View Post
    not necessarily depends on what sets it off. You don't need a nuke to generate an emp. though i have to say the people who came up with this are definitely fans of C&C haha
    I prefer the chrono-prism-tank

    This bit of technology looks promising but the imagine the image sensors suffering from ccd failure. You will see a piece of camouflaged metal floating the air moving at 50-60km/h on rough terrain (Assuming it's a MBT!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by garou12 View Post
    i know but i was wondering if they have verison 3.0 like they did with the mammoth tanks.
    I am more eager to see the release of SC2

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    Quote Originally Posted by Klose View Post
    I prefer the chrono-prism-tank

    This bit of technology looks promising but the imagine the image sensors suffering from ccd failure. You will see a piece of camouflaged metal floating the air moving at 50-60km/h on rough terrain (Assuming it's a MBT!)
    they should take a page from Dune and just create sonic tanks already!

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    Looks like a report from the National Enquirer.

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    the future of war lies in having either one or all these stuff : Nuclear, Chemical and Biological.

    tanks, ships and fighters... are just delivery tools.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raincool2005 View Post
    the future of war lies in having either one or all these stuff : Nuclear, Chemical and Biological.

    tanks, ships and fighters... are just delivery tools.
    The Cold War II has just started... those politicians in Europe who campaigned for defence cutbacks must be shitting in their pants right now with Putin sending his bombers on Cold War Deterrent patrols again...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Klose View Post
    The Cold War II has just started... those politicians in Europe who campaigned for defence cutbacks must be shitting in their pants right now with Putin sending his bombers on Cold War Deterrent patrols again...
    Cold War II started long ago it was just labelled under the monika "War on Terror"!

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