Air force

12.14.11
Next-generation GPS satellite inches closer to space, countdown begins to 2014
12.14.11

Next-generation GPS satellite inches closer to space, countdown begins to 2014

Kvetching about your PND's inability to get a proper lock could soon become a thing of the past, tha...

By E. Alvarez,   12.14.11
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12.02.11
Air Force X-37B space plane books additional time on orbital cruise, orders another margarita
12.02.11

Air Force X-37B space plane books additional time on orbital cruise, orders another margarita

If your secret space plane's in orbit and doing its secret thing well enough, why bother bringing...

By C. Barylick,   12.02.11
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11.11.11
The Air Force will give you $150,000 to blast its weeds with a laser
11.11.11

The Air Force will give you $150,000 to blast its weeds with a laser

With the holiday season just around the corner, the Air Force has been busy compiling its yulet...

By A. Toor,   11.11.11
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10.10.11
This giant military spy blimp is really hard to miss
10.10.11

This giant military spy blimp is really hard to miss

What's this spy blimp doing next to an 18-wheeler? We're not entirely sure, but it's certainly...

By A. Toor,   10.10.11
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04.26.11
DARPA's new Space Surveillance Telescope will keep our satellites safe from interstellar debris
04.26.11

DARPA's new Space Surveillance Telescope will keep our satellites safe from interstellar debris

What's that in the sky? A bird? A plane? Oh, it's just some junk floating around in space, posing ma...

By A. Toor,   04.26.11
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04.16.11
US government contractor developing 'microwave gun,' Hot Pockets tremble
04.16.11

US government contractor developing 'microwave gun,' Hot Pockets tremble

Ah, the beloved "electronic bomb," able to disable all technology in its vicinity: variations on th...

By J. Hicks,   04.16.11
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01.20.11
US Air Force enlists super blimp for Blue Devil surveillance initiative
01.20.11

US Air Force enlists super blimp for Blue Devil surveillance initiative

Way back in September 2009, we reported on an omnipotent war blimp from Lockheed Martin, now it loo...

By C. Trout,   01.20.11
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01.18.11
AIRPrint performs ranged fingerprint scanning, won't let the terrorists win
01.18.11

AIRPrint performs ranged fingerprint scanning, won't let the terrorists win

While ears may be the new biometric du jour, Advanced Optical Systems (AOS) is doing its best to ke...

By M. Gorman,   01.18.11
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12.16.10
USAF to receive the last of its Predator drones in early 2011
12.16.10

USAF to receive the last of its Predator drones in early 2011

While the controversial (and deadly) use of combat drones certainly shows no signs of abatement, th...

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