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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Dutch Police Deploy Drone-Disabling Birds of Prey
February 3rd, 2016
In the Netherlands, police officers are inaugurating a new species of animal partner — eagles — to take down illegal aerial drones.
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CES 2016: Your Favorite Tech Is Finally Growing Up
The Panono camera, seen at CES 2016, creates 360-degree images in a single shot.
January 5th, 2016
Drones, 3D printing and virtual reality tech are all having coming-of-age moments at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
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Bon Voyage: US Navy's Futuristic Destroyer Sails Out to Sea
The USS Zumwalt.
December 11th, 2015
The futuristic destroyers will one day be home to sci-fi-worthy weapons.
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In Images: Drones Take Flight in Antarctica and the Arctic
Arctic drone research in Arctic
January 29th, 2016
Aerial drones are seemingly everywhere these days. Even in the most remote places on Earth, scientists are testing the limits of what these robotic devices can do.
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CES 2016: Huge Tech Show Kicks Off in Vegas
The new drone from Lily
January 5th, 2016
Tech geeks and early adopters everywhere will descend on Las Vegas this week for a chance to view the latest in technology and innovation at CES, the world's largest trade show for consumer electronics.
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Amazon Unveils Its Delivery Drone of the Future
The protoype delivery drone.
November 30th, 2015
The company says that delivery drones could be as "normal" as mail trucks someday.
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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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Drone's-Eye View: Flying Vehicles Could Monitor Ice in Remote Regions
January 29th, 2016
Drones face a new set of challenges as scientists deploy the remote flying vehicles to create maps of sea ice in some of the most remote locations on Earth.
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Register Your Drones Online: FAA Site Launches Today
man flying drone.
December 21st, 2015
It just got easier to register your recreational drone, as the Federal Aviation Administration's online registry launched today (Dec. 21).
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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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