Category: Military


US Navy to Test Mobile Lasers Against Drones

US Navy to Test Mobile Lasers Against Drones

The US Navy has granted Raytheon $11 million to create a laser weapons system for vehicles, with the purpose of defeating enemy drones. Raytheon will begin by mounting a short-range weapon on a Humvee (HMMWV). In the field, lasers...

What is Boeing Phantom Eye?

What is Boeing Phantom Eye?

Boeing Phantom Eye Introduced in July 2010, Boeing continued to make it’s mark on aerospace advancement with Phantom Eye, its first hydrogen-powered unmanned airborne system (UAS). Since the Boeing Phantom Eye was granted experimental...

Underwater Drones Will Hunt Enemy Submarines

Underwater Drones Will Hunt Enemy Submarines

The battle for the seas is about to escalate. With the announcement of construction of underwater, submarine-hunting drones, the future of marine warfare becomes very interesting. Read the news here: The military’s ambitious plan to...

One Drone Software to Rule Them All

One Drone Software to Rule Them All

One of the strongest wishes of America’s increasingly digital defense industry is to find a way to monitor or control several pieces of equipment on a single operating system. This is especially true in...

Drone Proliferation Three Things to Know

Drone Proliferation Three Things to Know

The number of countries pursuing armed drone technology is growing, a trend that may increase the likelihood that some governments may resort to lethal force, especially at flashpoints for conflict like the Middle East...

Russia’s Coming Combat Drones

Russia’s Coming Combat Drones

A senior Russian defense official says Moscow will have its first combat UAV ready by 2020. Russia’s first combat unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will enter into service sometime in 2020, a senior Russian official...

Is Israel Building an All-Drone Army?

Is Israel Building an All-Drone Army?

When you hear the word “drone,” do you picture a small robotic airplane, flying through the sky bearing a stars-and-stripes decal on its chassis? If you do, then chances are you live in America....

FLASHBACK: The Killing Machines

FLASHBACK: The Killing Machines

  Tribesmen stand on the rubble of a building destroyed by a U.S. drone strike that targeted suspected al-Qaeda militants in the southeastern Yemeni provence of Shabwa on February 3, 2013. As anyone who...