Joseph Trevithick

ISIS

How the US Air Force’s Biggest Drones Help Set Up Attacks on ISIS

High above Iraq and Syria, Global Hawks are undoubtedly taking images of potential Islamic State targets and snatching up radio chatter.
Joseph Trevithick
1.23.17
machines

How to Track the US Air Force’s Covert Fleet of Civilian-Styled Planes

Ever get the urge to take a sneaky peek into some of the Pentagon’s less well-publicized missions around the world?
Joseph Trevithick
1.17.17
tech

The Gear the US Army Wants For 2017 and Beyond

With Russian aggression and the rise of the Islamic State, the Army is searching for tools to deal with what it's dubbed a “hybrid” of high and low-tech foes.
Joseph Trevithick
1.5.17
Sex

The National Guard Thought This Awkward Sex Tape Was a Good Example of Spy Gear

“She’s going up and down on him.”
Joseph Trevithick
11.22.16
ISIS

The US Air Force’s Biggest Spy Planes Are Hunting ISIS Fighters

Sporting more than a dozens antennas, the jet’s main job is to orbit above or near the battlefield and scoop up enemy communications chatter.
Joseph Trevithick
11.4.16
war

Vintage Videos Show the US Air Force’s First Armed Drone Dropping Bombs

The clips, digitized last year, show the flying branch’s first pilotless attackers during test flights in the early 70s.
Joseph Trevithick
9.13.16
war

The US Is Setting Up a Missile Shield in South Korea

Aimed to knock down North Korean rockets, Washington and Seoul's missile-defense system already has its work cut out.
Joseph Trevithick
7.12.16
Features

Gunmakers Have Sold AR-15s to Civilians for More Than 50 Years

These “military-style” firearms have a long history in private hands.
Joseph Trevithick
6.16.16
war

The Pentagon's Cybersecurity Priorities Have Not Changed in a Decade

That's good. And bad.
Joseph Trevithick
6.6.16
war

US Army Laser Chief: 'We Absolutely Blew Lots of Things Up'

The ground combat branch is looking into all sorts of ways to blast drones out of the sky.
Joseph Trevithick
5.23.16
Viet Cong

The US Army’s Doomed Plan for a Rocket-Propelled Bowling Ball

File under: "military oddities."
Joseph Trevithick
12.8.15
ISIS

Why the US Air Force Pulled Its Predator Drones from a Secret Base in Africa

The move comes amid a resource crunch and shifting targets.
Joseph Trevithick
12.4.15
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