Weapons

11.09.15
This awesome DIY railgun fires rounds with 27,000 joules of force
11.09.15

This awesome DIY railgun fires rounds with 27,000 joules of force

An electromagnetic musket for the 21st century that you should under no circumstances try to build yourself.

By A. Tarantola,   11.09.15
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10.19.15
Microsoft built Halo 5's weapons 'from scratch' for Xbox One
10.19.15

Microsoft built Halo 5's weapons 'from scratch' for Xbox One

Moving to new hardware meant that the team at 343 Industries had to change its approach on how it mixed and designed weapon sounds for 'Halo 5: Guardians.'

By T. Seppala,   10.19.15
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08.27.15
North Dakota cops will be first in nation to use weaponized drones
08.27.15

North Dakota cops will be first in nation to use weaponized drones

Pepper spray, rubber bullets and sound cannons are just a few of the weapons ND cops are now allowed to shoot at you from 1,200 feet up.

By A. Tarantola,   08.27.15
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07.27.15
Hawking, Musk and others call for a ban on autonomous weapons
07.27.15

Hawking, Musk and others call for a ban on autonomous weapons

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, Steve Wozniak and other tech luminaries want a ban on autonomous weapons.

By J. Fingas,   07.27.15
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07.13.15
Man 3D prints dart gun to protest weapon blueprint law
07.13.15

Man 3D prints dart gun to protest weapon blueprint law

3D-printed dart gun built in protest of proposed State Department rules.

By S. Dent,   07.13.15
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06.16.15
Russia's reportedly built a missile-killing 'microwave gun'
06.16.15

Russia's reportedly built a missile-killing 'microwave gun'

Kremlin-owned United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation has reportedly constructed and begun tes...

By A. Tarantola,   06.16.15
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06.02.15
US Air Force and DARPA team up on hypersonic weapons
06.02.15

US Air Force and DARPA team up on hypersonic weapons

"What do we want to do with this technology? We want to weaponize it." The US Air Force told Milit...

By S. Dent,   06.02.15
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05.29.15
Weaponizing code: America's quest to control the exploit market
05.29.15

Weaponizing code: America's quest to control the exploit market

When the US Bureau of Industry and Security published how it plans to implement the sections on ha...

By V. Blue,   05.29.15
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05.07.15
Arms control and free speech go to court over 3D-printed guns
05.07.15

Arms control and free speech go to court over 3D-printed guns

Cody Wilson fundamentally altered the way we produce and distribute firearms in 2013 when his comp...

By A. Tarantola,   05.07.15
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