Smart Weapons

war

All Fronts

Motherboard is militarizing our September theme week. Send us pitches for All Fronts.
Brian Anderson
8.17.15
robots

Or Maybe We Shouldn't Ban Killer Robots

We should probably be arguing about war itself and not hypothetical future war technologies.
Michael Byrne
8.1.15
Canada

Here's the Canadian Military's Futuristic Prototype Smart Rifle

The prototypes provide a glimpse of of what the high-tech military weapons of the future might look like.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.15.15
Motherboard Blog

The US Army Is Now Field-Testing Smart Rifles

Is the American infantry's dream of data-driven one-man armies finally coming into focus?
Brian Anderson
1.16.14
Motherboard Blog

The World's First Precision-Guided Rifle Has Gone Semi-Automatic

It's a giant leap forward in the complicated, rapidly-evolving future of smart weapons.
Brian Anderson
1.8.14
Motherboard Blog

How Data-Driven Soldiers Might Upend the Future of War

TrackingPoint, the Texas-based smart-weapons startup, just released its conceptual vision for the so-called networked battlefield. Unsurprisingly, it looks completely insane.
Brian Anderson
10.3.13
Motherboard

Long Shot: Inside the Scope of Smart Weapons

Watch Motherboard's new documentary on smart weapons, the gamification of warfare, and a laser-guided robo-rifle that aims itself.
Motherboard Staff
9.23.13
Motherboard Blog

Long Shot: Inside the Scope of Smart Weapons

Watch our new documentary on smart weapons, the gamification of warfare, and a laser-guided robo-rifle that aims itself.
Brian Anderson
9.23.13
Motherboard Blog

Trailer: Long Shot

A teaser for Motherboard's trip to the frontline of smart weapons. Has killing become too easy?
Brian Anderson
9.18.13