Technology has been integral to military weapons and spy gear for millennia, and the field of military technology is advancing at breakneck speed. From drones that maneuver without a pilot and "death ray" weaponized lasers that unleash killer zaps to invisibility cloaks that obfuscate tanks and X-ray vision for soldiers, military tech abounds these days. Our news and features will cover the science and innovation behind military weapons, defense technology and spy gear, including how the latest war technology works, what's next in sci-fi weaponry and how it will affect you and the planet.
A swarm of 100 drone pilots will race for glory this weekend at the first-ever Liberty Cup, a competition that will qualify the Northeast's best drone pilots for the U.S. National Drone Racing Championships.
Cleaning up space junk is a high priority for space agencies who have to operate at orbits that can come dangerously to it. The company SKA Polska won an ESA contract to design a prototype gun to be tested on parabolic flights.