Named after the Celtic god of thunder, British defense firm BAE Systems officially revealed its high-tech unmannedstealth jet, Taranis. Equivalent in size to that of a Hawk jet, Taranis is equipped with stealth equipment and an ‘autonomous’ artificial intelligence system. With the ability to carry heavy payloads (bombs and missiles) and to penetrate deep into the enemy territory, the unmanned jet is a silent killer capable of precisely striking targets at long range, even in another continent.
The PS ² or Public Security Services is a concept car envisioned by designer Mayeul Walser for security forces deployed in areas where crime rate is high. The vehicle offers protection to forces with its carbon fiber and Kevlar body. The bodywork is not only safe but also extremely lightweight that reduces energy consumption from the vehicle’s electric batteries.
For those with big pockets and high headedness who love power and demand luxury with security, this super armored vehicle dubbed the Shadow Hawk suits the best. The Street Hawk is amazingly crafted vehicle with the ability to independently raise or lower each of its wheels up to 46 inches without camber or caster compromise and its ground clearance is adjustable from 0-44 inches even when in motion.
The Avro Canada VZ-9V Avrocar was a flying saucer in the true sense of the word. It used three turbojets to turn a central impeller which kept it airborne by providing downward thrust, it used a vane and shutter system to manouver the aircraft by venting thrust in any direction desired.
Flaunting its high-speed amphibian capabilities, Gibbs Technologies has come up with an amphibious vehicle called the “Quadski” that transforms from a jet ski to a land quad with just the push of a button. Essentially a personal sports vehicle, the Quadski other than offering dual mode of commutation also presents a functional design, as it can travel at over 70 km/h on both land and water. Intended for recreation activities, the new amphibious vehicle can also be used for military or rescue operations. Check out the video after the jump.