The Navy is evaluating whether to mount its new Electromagnetic Rail Gun weapon aboard the high-tech DDG 1000 destroyer by the mid-2020s, service officials said.
Boeing is building a laser cannon for the U.S. Army, and the new weapon has now proved it will be as capable at sea as on land. The High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD)—basically a high-energy laser mounted on top of a big truck—was successfully used to blast some UAV drones and 60mm mortars out of the Florida sky earlier this year, Boeing announced Thursday.
China has moved a step closer to creating a supersonic submarine that could travel from Shanghai to San Francisco in less than two hours. (more…)
The Pentagon has acquired two high-tech exoskeletons designed to make it much easier for Navy shipyard workers to suspend and hold heavy hand-held tools such as riveters, grinders and sanders. (more…)
New details have emerged on the stealthy fast attack craft from Juliet Marine known as theGhost. This prototype is the only one of its kind (yet!). It looks—and runs—like something out of the next GI Joe flick, according to the folks at Bloomberg Businessweek who recently got a closer look. Eat your heart out, Batboat. (more…)
BATH, Maine – Some of the Navy’s futuristic weapons sound like something out of “Star Wars,” with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. (more…)
The Navy successfully landed a drone the size of a fighter jet aboard an aircraft carrier for the first time Wednesday, showcasing the military’s capability to have a computer program perform one of the most difficult tasks that a pilot is asked to do. (more…)
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. (more…)
Yeah your not going to find this on Ebay. However you can check it out on the GSA website, they are still taking bids for the next 24 hours on this super cool stealth warship that the government no longer wants or wishes to maintain. (more…)