Security, predictability, climate change, safety – all of these are cited by the U.S. Department of Defense as motivating factors for its embrace of energy-efficient and renewable technologies. But a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts puts just as much emphasis on another factor that might come as a surprise: cost.
Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei, whose appearances are rarer than those of the Giant Panda, stepped into the limelight briefly yesterday to defend his company from spying allegations.
A number of prominent military officials believe cyber warfare is one of biggest threats the United States is facing today.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is currently working on an initiative that would allow large drones to take off and land from the surface of small warships - rather than gigantic aircraft carriers.
Not all of the drone aircraft deployed by militaries are actually large flying machines. Case in point? The uber-mini Black Hornet, manufactured by Prox Dynamics, which is slightly reminiscent a military-style MeCam.
The United States Air Force (USAF) recently completed testing of new pod that acts like a flying wireless router for ground troops.
One of the most critical aspects of the US military's fleet of submarines is the ability to operate in almost total silence.
Super-small particles of silicon react with water to produce hydrogen almost instantaneously, University at Buffalo researchers have discovered.
The Pentagon has been developing both offensive and defensive laser weapon capabilities for a number of years.
DARPA - the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency - is known for designing a variety of high-tech and futuristic platforms for the US military.
For years, DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has heavily invested in the development of robots for various military missions.
The US Air Force has kicked off official flight training for the F-35 - despite a small fleet that is years away from any sort of operational status.
Hollywood often makes it seem easy for the police or military to covertly access data stored on a tablet or smartphone.
Syrian rebels have taken to creating a number of DIY weapons to battle against the Assad regime holed up in Damascus.
New drones use a tether for power - significantly increasing their duration.
The United States military has been operating its armed MQ-9 Reaper drone since 2007.
Grenades capable of producing an electromagnetic pulse have long been featured in genre games, movies and books.
Here’s something I’ll bet you didn’t know.
A reasonable individual would probably assume US surveillance drones conducting recon missions over combat zones would be broadcasting an encrypted video feed.
The US Navy is testing at least one remote-controlled combat vessel.