Military Tech

NASA's New X-Plane Could Revamp Supersonic Flight With Noise-Quieting Tech

When Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in 1947 with the Bell X-1, we doubt he was concerned about noise complaints filed in the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 10:41AM

Leaked Report Confirms Russia Is Building World's Most Powerful Nuclear Weapon

In an era of satellite sabotage and lasers, it's easy to forget that nuclear weapons are still major threats to international...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 11:52AM

Doomsday Clock Moves Close to Midnight as New Study Warns Hackers Could Trigger Nuclear War

We're living in dangerous times: North Korea is finally able to hit the US with ICBMs, the US is accusing China and Russia of building...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 12:15PM

Russia Warns That the US Military Is Preparing for World War III in Space

The Cold War's "Space Race" may have ended in the 1970s, but we may be on the cusp of a new one: between China's plans to become the...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 10:48AM

Boeing's Hypersonic Plane Design Travels at 5 Times the Speed of Sound

The world is about to get a lot smaller, as a major aerospace company makes a move towards creating superfast air travel.Boeing's "Son...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 6:32PM

Pentagon Refuses to Say What Happened to 'Lost' Spy Satellite Zuma

Last week, one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 carried ZUMA, thought to be a secret spy satellite worth around a billion dollars, into orbit. It...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 11:36AM

Strange Origin of Alien Asteroid Oumuamua Reveals There Are Millions More Like It

If Tabby's Star was the most mysterious star in the galaxy, then alien asteroid Oumuamua is probably the most mysterious rock. The...

Super User
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 10:14AM

DARPA Contest Wants New Tech for Surviving Underground

Despite how focused we are on getting humans up into the sky, whether through flying cars or rockets, there are others who think the...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 30 December 2017 - 12:35PM

China's Betting the Future of Warfare on Railguns

The Chinese military seems to be investing heavily in new railgun tech, along with electromagnetic catapults for their carriers.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:16AM

Imgur User Makes Working 'Fallout'-Inspired Coil Gun

An Imgur user has created a working coil gun inspired by 'Fallout's' Gauss Rifle.

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 10:19AM

Boeing Is Offering $2 Million To Anyone Who Can Build A Working Jetpack

Calling all Rocketeers! Calling all Rocketeers! Aerospace mega-company Boeing has launched a global competition that could turn one...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 11:19AM

Boeing Tests Laser Weapons for Defense Against Terrorist Threats

Boeing and the U.S. military are currently testing prototypes for laser weapons, like those used in Star Trek or Star Wars.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 1:44PM

Boeing Files Patent for a Star Wars Inspired Force Field

Boeing could soon be saving lives using one of science fiction's most-famous protective devices, the Force Field. Made famous in...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 4:51PM