USAF tests flying wireless router

The United States Air Force (USAF) recently completed testing of new pod that acts like a flying wireless router for ground troops.

Pentagon's X-51A eyes Mach 6

The Pentagon hopes its X-51A will manage to hit hypersonic velocity by next spring or summer.

These military drones are kamikazes

The Pentagon is steadily increasing the use of various drones across several branches of the military.

US increases cyberwarfare spending

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced that it's to boost its investment in cyber research by 50 percent over the next five years, in response to the increasing threat of cyber warfare.

Hacker hits chemical and defense firms

Hackers have hit dozens of companies in the chemical industry and defense sector, and snaffled company secrets, according to a report from Symantec.

Japan's biggest defense contractor hit by hackers

Mitsubishi factories building guided missiles, submarines and components for nuclear power plants have been hit by hackers, according to local reports.

What would a future cyberwar look like?

A high-ranking army official says future computer-based combat will likely include devastating electronic strikes that cause widespread power outages and destroy thousand-ton machines.

New materials could help find hidden nuclear weapons

Northwestern University scientists say they've taken a big step towards a handheld device for detecting nuclear weapons and materials such as a 'bomb in a suitcase'.

DARPA woos hackers to improve military tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) says it's prepared to dish out funds to hackers who can help it with cybersecurity.

Navy tests robotic jet skis

Why use a regular old jet ski or patrol boat to monitor a habor when you can deploy an awesome looking sawed off robotic jet ski?

Pentagon details "cyber pilot" initiative

The Pentagon has released details of its latest cyber security initiative.

Hackers target Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin confirmed on Saturday that it's been the target of a 'significant and tenacious' hacking attack.

Army readies apps marketplace for deployment

The Army is planning to launch its very own version of an apps store where soldiers can download military-specific software for mobile devices. 

Mojave Desert mine could help reduce dependency on rare earth imports

Demand for rare earth metals in high-tech products is higher than ever, as they are used in everything from smartphones to missiles. Indeed, the price of some rare earth elements skyrocketed by 500% over the last year.

New fiber is tougher than Kevlar

Researchers at Northwestern University have nanoengineered a new kind of fiber that they say is tougher than Kevlar.