Unmanned subs begin record-breaking journey

Over the weekend, four robot vehicles set out to cross the Pacific, on the longest journey ever attempted by an unmanned ocean vehicle.

Russia rolls back space aspirations

The recent crash of an ISS-bound space freighter has prompted Russia to consider the possibility of ending its permanent human presence in space. 


Iran claims launch of flying saucer

Iranian scientists are claiming to have built a functioning flying saucer, state news service Farsnews reports.

US drones help Brits fight Taliban in Afghanistan

Unmanned American drones are helping British soldiers deployed in Afghanistan to step up their fight against the Taliban. 

BAE uncloaks unmanned combat aircraft

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has uncloaked an advanced unmanned combat aircraft prototype.

Unmanned helicopter autonomously resupplies US troops

Kaman Aerospace and Lockheed Martin have transformed a K-MAX helicopter into an unmanned "aerial truck" capable of autonomously resupplying US troops at forward operating bases (FOBs) in Afghanistan.