A rocket Russia launched on Nov. 30 was supposed to leave four objects in orbit. The U.S. military, however, noticed that the rocket left five orbital objects, one of which may have the ability to destroy satellites in orbit.
Space December 5, 2018
The U.S. military will have a new grenade called ET-MP that will be more flexible to use. Soldiers will be able to switch between modes from fragmentation to concussion or vice versa by flipping a lever in the grenade.
Defense September 23, 2016
DARPA has launched a new program called Improv to seek out proposals from techies who can turn every day household items into powerful weapons. Successful proposals will be granted generous funding.
March 15, 2016
The U.S. Navy successfully conducted a missile interceptor test off the coast of Southern California last Tuesday, Dec. 8. The tested SM-3 Block IIA missile boasts of a more able kill vehicle and bigger rocket motors for better protection against ballistic missile threats.
FUTURE TECH December 10, 2015
Jon Weisnewski, Bungie's sandbox designer for 'Destiny', announced the weapons and armors changes included in the game's December Update. Some of these include updates to the effectiveness of Auto Rifles and Pulse Rifles as well as more exotic armor and weapons that will be made available to gamers.
Video Games November 20, 2015
SALT, a safety device that is a cross between a gun and a pepper spray, raised $30,000 on Indiegogo within its 24 hours after launch. However, its rapid rise to popularity caught Indiegogo’s attention, causing it to be booted off the website.
October 31, 2015
A DIYer has pieced together a railgun of 3D printed pieces and other parts. The 3D printed prototype made by the U.S Navy is considered legit.
Gadgets October 20, 2015
Fragments of ancient bronze spearheads and swords were found by archaeologists on the Hebridean island of Coll in Scotland. The scientists believe the weapons can help unlock the secrets of early civilization on the island some 3,000 years ago.
October 16, 2015
A group of scientists and technology experts have raised their opposition to the continued stalling of the United Nations' regulatory talks regarding the production and deployment of autonomous robots as tools of war.
October 9, 2015
Experts in robotics, science and tech wrote an open letter voicing their concerns about the threat autonomous weapons could pose against humanity.
FUTURE TECH July 27, 2015
More than a quarter of children in the U.S. are exposed to weapons violence with boys who belong to minority groups and those from low-income families having the highest risks.
Life June 9, 2015
A computer science expert has raised concerns over the dangers of intelligent robots that are made to kill. Autonomous weapons systems can choose and engage targets without the intervention of humans.
May 28, 2015
New, exciting addition to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for Master Prestige Ranks.
Geek March 4, 2015
Sledgehammer Games prepares to retune 15 base weapons in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The rebalancing may come packaged in the Havoc DLC.
Video Games February 25, 2015
The army's new grenade, soon to undergo evaluation, will have the ability to detect obstacles before detonating.
Internet Culture January 6, 2015
DARPA has developed the new Exacto bullet, able to change direction in mid-air. What drove development of this new ammunition?
December 15, 2014
'The Order: 1886' gears up for its release, revealing to players the kind of weaponry in store for them when the game comes out. Think Victorian-Era AK-47.
Video Games September 23, 2014
Weapon meant to strike anywhere on Earth at hypersonic speeds destroyed after detection of launch malfunction. Weapon was being launched at Alaskan test site.
Space August 26, 2014
Cray, a supercomputer company, has landed a $174 million deal to build a supercomputer that will manage and secure the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
FUTURE TECH July 14, 2014
New information about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has many excited. With the November launch months away, gamers are already whetting their appetites.
Video Games May 27, 2014