Airforce

10.23.12
Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)
10.23.12

Boeing tests microwave missile that knocks out electronics, represents our worst nightmare (video)

Forget bombs or the robopocalypse. In our minds, the most fearsome weapon is the one that disables...

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08.16.12
X-51A WaveRider hypersonic mission doomed by bum missile fin
08.16.12

X-51A WaveRider hypersonic mission doomed by bum missile fin

The latest attempt to go past Mach 5 with the X51A has finished badly again, as a broken fin cause...

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08.08.12
NASA's X-48C hybrid wing-body plane completes first test flight
08.08.12

NASA's X-48C hybrid wing-body plane completes first test flight

After planting a rover firmly on Mars' surface and testing a new methane-fueled lander, NASA has s...

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07.11.12
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on (video)
07.11.12

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter cockpit demonstrator hands-on (video)

We spend hundreds of hours on board a variety of airplanes each year, most often en-route to a tra...

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06.18.12
X-37B finally touches down, completing its not-so-secret classified mission (video)
06.18.12

X-37B finally touches down, completing its not-so-secret classified mission (video)

After more than a year of circling the globe, the US Air Force's X-37B has finally touched down at...

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03.13.12
Pain Gun vs. Reporter round two, reporter left feelin' hot, hot, hot (video)
03.13.12

Pain Gun vs. Reporter round two, reporter left feelin' hot, hot, hot (video)

You may not recall when 60 Minutes' David Martin took a shot at the Pain Gun, but it didn't end we...

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03.09.12
Happy Biiiirthday Mr. USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane
03.09.12

Happy Biiiirthday Mr. USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane

The X-37B was only meant to stay up in space for a gestational nine months, but a full year has now...

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01.30.12
Visualized: futuristic AMELIA aircraft (theoretically) soars through NASA wind tunnel
01.30.12

Visualized: futuristic AMELIA aircraft (theoretically) soars through NASA wind tunnel

It's the Advanced Model for Extreme Lift and Improved Aeroacoustics, and it's the brainchild of man...

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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...

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