Defense

03.23.15
Boeing's 'plasma shields' would block explosion shockwaves
03.23.15

Boeing's 'plasma shields' would block explosion shockwaves

"Captain, magnetic seals in the anti-matter chamber are decaying!" "Shields up!" Now that we have...

By S. Dent,   03.23.15
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03.20.15
US Navy will fire fighter jets into the air with electromagnets
03.20.15

US Navy will fire fighter jets into the air with electromagnets

For the last 60 years, the US Navy has launched fighters from carrier decks using steam catapults....

By S. Dent,   03.20.15
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01.30.15
Learn the mental part of defense with Baseball Academics
01.30.15

Learn the mental part of defense with Baseball Academics

Growing up I learned to play baseball the same way millions of youngsters have learned and continu...

By J. Emmert,   01.30.15
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01.09.15
Shooting a laser-guided rifle made me feel like a robot
01.09.15

Shooting a laser-guided rifle made me feel like a robot

By all accounts, I shouldn't have hit the dummy target 300 yards downrange because everything was...

By T. Seppala,   01.09.15
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09.06.14
Boeing's drone-killing laser takes down targets with an Xbox controller
09.06.14

Boeing's drone-killing laser takes down targets with an Xbox controller

Boeing has a pretty storied history with lasers and now its testing one that can take out UAVs an...

By T. Seppala,   09.06.14
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09.06.14
Here's how DARPA's high-tech tanks will dodge RPGs (video)
09.06.14

Here's how DARPA's high-tech tanks will dodge RPGs (video)

DARPA's new Ground X-Vehicle Technology project aims to design tanks with less armor, but are fast...

By M. Moon,   09.06.14
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08.25.14
Double fumbles, Kaepernicking and Manningfaces in Madden 15
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08.25.14

Double fumbles, Kaepernicking and Manningfaces in Madden 15

We're just one day away from the launch of Madden NFL 15. Normally that means you'd have some splas...

By M. Suszek,   08.25.14
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08.13.14
Snowden: The NSA's building Skynet to fight wars online
08.13.14

Snowden: The NSA's building Skynet to fight wars online

More than a year after Edward Snowden first spilled the beans on the NSA's digital surveillance pr...

By D. Cooper,   08.13.14
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07.17.14
DARPA's ocean-faring drone will hunt enemy submarines
07.17.14

DARPA's ocean-faring drone will hunt enemy submarines

Remember DARPA's aquatic drone that would roam the oceans, hunting down stealthy enemy submarines?...

By D. Cooper,   07.17.14
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