Military Weapons, Spy Tech and Defense News

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.
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Jet-Propelled 3D-Printed Drone Claims Speed Record
The 3D printed drone.
November 19th, 2015
A new jet-powered drone might be the most complex flying machine ever built using 3D printing.
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The Future of Drones: Uncertain, Promising and Pretty Awesome
artwork of drones in the sky above a city
November 5th, 2015
The future of drones is here, but are we ready?
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Register Your Drones, Government Says
Drone flying
October 19th, 2015
Recreational drone users must register their unmanned aerial vehicles in order to prevent close calls and other dangerous invasions of airspace, the government says.
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'X-Ray Vision' Tech Uses Radio Waves to 'See' Through Walls
RF-Capture Tech
November 18th, 2015
"X-ray vision" that can track people's movements through walls using radio signals could be the future of smart homes, gaming and health care, researchers say.
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Allied Navies Destroy Mock Ballistic Missile in Practice Test
A missile is fired off a U.S. warship.
October 29th, 2015
How many navies does it take to shoot down one ballistic missile? Only nine.
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Going Once! WWII-Era 'Grizzly' Tank Sells for $155,000
The Canadian Grizzly tank.
October 16th, 2015
A World War-II era tank was recently sold at auction to a private bidder for $155,000.
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It's Part Tank, Part Salamander, and Ready for Combat
The amphibious combat vehicle.
September 29th, 2015
Lockheed's newest military vehicle works just as well on land as it does in the water.
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F-35 Fighter Jet Blasts Through 1st-Ever Airborne Gun Test
A F-35 fires its gun.
November 5th, 2015
For the first time ever, an F-35 fighter jet has fired its fun into the wild blue yonder.
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Poof! Futuristic Flying Vehicles Could Vanish After Deliveries
DARPA's vanishing glass material.
October 20th, 2015
A magical new device sounds like something out of a Harry Potter movie, but it's real technology that could benefit people in remote areas.
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Signal-Scrambling Tech 'Freezes' Drones in Midair
October 10th, 2015
A new device that can detect, target and deter commercial drones could be used to keep the flying robots away from areas where they're not wanted, like government properties, airports or your own backyard.
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