Military Tech

Retired Air Force General : This Is How Space War Will Be Fought

When Ronald Reagan imagined the battle for space, he envisioned something out of Star Wars (and who can blame him): a global...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 10:43AM

China Building Fighter Jets With 'Invisibility Cloaks' by Harnessing 'Metamaterials'

The prospect of invisibility has been both fascinating and terrifying to humanity for centuries.We'd all love the power to disappear....

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 1:56PM

'What the F--k Is That Thing?' New Footage Shows Navy Pilots Encountering UFO

Newly-released video of an encounter between U.S. Navy pilots and an Unidentified Flying Object in 2015 is raising eyebrows and...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 12 March 2018 - 9:19PM

US Launching 'Space Corps' in Next 3 Years, Says Strategic Forces Chairman

This is the part where we cue the yellow text crawl, John Williams' score, and sounds effects of TIE fighters and X-Wings, but we're...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 02 March 2018 - 11:25AM

China's New Hypersonic I-Plane Travels 10 Times Faster Than a 747

Just a couple weeks afte NASA's newly announced design for a quieter supersonic X-plane, we now have an even faster, weirder-looking...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 11:34AM

Terminator Rising: Watch Boston Dynamics' Robot Dog Fight a Human

For decades, sci-fi fans have been haunted by the infamous velociraptor door-opening scene in Jurassic Park.Did that stop Boston...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 11:40AM

Hackers Use 'Honey Pot' Tactics on Facebook to Take Your Phone

The early 2000s had fraudulent emails from Nigerian princes. The 2010s have seductive Facebook messages from hackers using fake...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 11:37AM

Interview: Jack Murphy Discusses Nikola Tesla's Death Ray and Mysterious Death

On January 8, 1943, inventor Nikola Tesla was found dead in room 3327 in Manhattan's New Yorker Hotel where he spent the last years...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 3:04PM

Russian And Chinese Anti-Satellite Weapons Coming Soon, Warns US Intelligence

A new report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence alleges that, in a hypothetical future conflict with Russia or...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 11:36AM

DARPA Announces a New Challenge to Create Rapid-Response Rockets

When a "genius billionaire playboy philanthropist" launches his own roadster into space on the back of a reusable rocket, it's a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 11:10AM

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