The US Navy’s Robotic Boats Are Getting Smarter
These autonomous robots are not like drones with humans operating them from a remote trailer in Arizona.
I Got My Ass Whooped In ‘Combat Mission: Afghanistan’
Playing as the Soviets in the 1979–1989 war in Afghanistan, I stumbled into a Mujahideen boobytrap and never recovered.
The F-35 Stealth Fighter Is Politically Unstoppable—Even Under President Trump
Lockheed Martin is now lobbying his transition team.
Iraq Moves Its Terrifying Thermobaric Rocket Tanks to Mosul
The TOS-1 is relatively short range and kills almost entirely with pressure.
Russia Plans to Turn Civilian Cell Phone Towers Into Cruise Missile Jammers
The country’s civilian communications network, including some 250,000 cell phone towers, would double as a defense grid.
Yet Another F-35 Jet Caught on Fire While Starting Its Engine
The fire occurred nearly eight weeks after the Air Force declared the F-35A ready for combat.
The US Army Is Designing a New Hand Grenade After More Than 40 Years
The Enhanced Tactical Multi-Purpose grenade, or ET-MP, will be a frag-concussion twofer.
The US Army Has Too Many Video Games
But the military version of 'Arma' is really good.
Indonesia Is Fighting Illegal Fishing By Blowing Up Boats
That's one way to stop poachers.
This Machine Creates a Relaxing Shower for Violent Tunnel Explosions
NATO helped finance a device for dampening blasts in confined spaces.
A-10 Nose Art Is the Last of a Dying Breed
The US Air Force intends to retire the warplane in 2022, meaning these designs would leave the military with them.
The Sinaloa Cartel Has More Planes Than Mexico's Biggest Airline
The drug trafficking organization has hundreds of planes, from Cessnas to Boeing 727s, and competes for top pilots.