Archive for the 'Military & Weapons' Category

29
Jul
10

Dr. Strangelove’s Big Board

See also The Big Board at TVTropes

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29
Jul
10

NORAD Command Center

Real thing, not Hollywood.

03
Feb
10

It’s Not Science Fiction – It’s the Air Force

A new set of commercials from the United States Air Force, which have received some criticism,  show some Avatar-esque and other Hollywood reminiscent computer interfaces, including 3D holographic interactive interfaces.  The first is their space-based program, the second a Mars based mission.  The tag line:  It’s not science fiction.  It’s what we do every day.

Followed by some shots of their (purportedly) real interfaces:

Next is the Mars mission.  Here’s apparently the view from inside a soldier’s sunglasses:

Which we can see from our base on Earth:

And track targets as if we were playing a first person shooter:

And finally a shot of the Air Force’s real interfaces:

Here’s the YouTube videos of each:

via Good

27
Jan
10

NORAD screens from War Games

A couple of screenshots from War Games from the NORAD control room.

Shall we play a game?

(More shots and explanations available at Rune’s PC Museum)