drones inside drones
Weapon Manufacturers Are Making Robots That Deploy Other Robots
There's a burgeoning market for robots that deploy robots.
Army Eyes New ‘Ribbon-Gun’ Rifle That Fires Four Rounds at a Time
The L4 is just one of several gun designs the ground-combat branch has considered in recent years as it attempts to replace older weapons.
Social Media Is a Weapon of War. How We Use It Is Up to Us
"'Win' the internet, [and] you can win silly feuds, elections, and deadly serious battles."
Assassin Drones Are Here. Now What?
It was perhaps inevitable that would-be political assassins would turn to off-the-shelf drones.
Russia’s ‘Batshit Crazy’ New Super-Weapons Are Mostly Hype
The power of the Kremlin's new supersonic and atomic missiles are exaggerated, experts say.
Life imitating art
This Nuke Expert's Terrifying New Novel Is the Warning We Need Right Now
Real life has hewed closely to fictional events in 'The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Attacks Against the United States,' taking the book's author, American nuclear policy expert Jeffrey Lewis, by surprise.
New Drone 'Cockpits' Aim to Make Remote Warfare Feel More Real
Improved ergonomics alone can’t lift the moral burden on drone operators far removed from the battlefield, for whom life-or-death decisions are all in a day's work.
The US Military Has a New Facility for Overseeing Nuclear War
The C2F, as it's known, is unlikely to survive very long during a full-scale nuclear war.
by the way
While No One Is Looking, Trump Is Escalating America’s Drone War
In expanding US drone strikes in Yemen, Somalia, and Afghanistan, Trump has "shredded" Obama-era safeguards to minimizing the risk of civilian casualties.
Republicans Are Trying to Pull America Out of Another Global Treaty
Experts say depriving Air Force funding for four-engine OC-135 surveillance planes is part of a GOP effort to force the US to withdraw from Open Skies, a 1992 arms-verification treaty.
Total Information Awareness
15 Years Ago, the Military Tried to Record Whole Human Lives. It Ended Badly
Before Facebook, the military tried to make an all knowing 'cyberdiary' called LifeLog.
The Army Is Working on Brain Hacks to Help Soldiers Deal With Information Overload
The Army hopes that technology can solve the info-overload problem that technology has created, and free up people to do what people do best.