Get ready for invisible war machines

Within a few years the Brits may deploy invisible armored tanks onto the battlefield, a breakthrough in stealth technology that Harry Potter would certainly applaud.

Defense contractor BAE Systems is working on the technology, which uses a “display system within the structure of the vehicle” to display images captured by cameras on one side of the vehicle on the opposite side so that the vehicle “blends in with the background scenery,” company spokesman Mike Sweeney explained to me today.