Category: Military

Microsoft will give the U.S. military access to ‘all the technology we create’

Microsoft will give the U.S. military access to ‘all the technology we create’

Samantha Masunaga | Los Angeles Times | Source URL As tech companies such as Google wrestle with employee objections to working with the U.S. military, Microsoft Corp.’s president is throwing his company’s support behind the Pentagon. Microsoft is “going to provide the U.S. military with access to the best technology […]

Pentagon’s ‘lost’ trillions went to people connected to US military-industrial complex: Ron Paul

Press TV | Source URL Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has said that “the Pentagon’s lost trillions have nothing to do with defense, adding that the “money propping up the high lifestyles of those connected to the military-industrial complex.” Dr. Paul, a three-time American presidential candidate and […]

Military Laser Systems Market Country Level Analysis, Current Industry Size & Future Prospective with Key Company Profiles: Northrop Grumman, Coherent, Lockheed Martin, Thales, Raytheon, BAE, Quantel

Press Release | Source URL Military Laser Systems Market Research Report 2018 published By Market Research Future, provides information on Global Military Laser Systems Industry Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Opportunity Assessment, Regional Analysis and Segmentation By Application (Military/Defense and Law Enforcement), by Technology (Laser Fiber, Solid Fiber, Chemical Laser, […]

The fighter jet controlled with the blink of an eye: Radical AI cockpit replaces instruments with a ‘mindreading’ augmented reality helmet

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL The Top Gun pilots of the future may use radical virtual instruments instead of the traditional dials and levers. The radical system will monitor a pilot’s every move, tracking their gaze and brainwaves to work out exactly what they are looking […]

US Air Force to roll out implanted headset device for TEETH dubbed ‘molar mics’ that will allow hands-free radio calls which transmit sound using the jaw bone

The Daily Mail | Source URL The United States Air Force will soon roll out a unique communications system that will be implanted on soldiers’ back teeth.  Sonitus Technologies recently announced their $10million contract with the Department of Defense, which will allow them to continue through their second phase of developing the […]

US Army developing laser system to beam power to drones to keep them in the air indefinitely

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL US Army researchers are developing ‘everlasting’ drones that can stay patrolling the skies indefinitely. Instead of returning to base to recharge their batteries, a laser system could simply ‘beam’ power to them. The US Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center […]

Team Dynetics Receives Contract for Next Phase of 100 kW-Class Laser Weapon System for U.S. Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Army awarded Dynetics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its partners a $10 million contract to continue development for the next phase of the High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator (HEL TVD) program, a 100-kilowatt class laser weapon system. Laser weapons are […]

Did DARPA Just Develop Autonomous Drones To Hunt Humans?

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) latest creation of the Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program, a new class of algorithms for quick drone navigation in cluttered environments, reminds us of the 2013 American post-apocalyptic science fiction film, Oblivion. Here is a short clip of Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) in the movie, […]

Chinese “Laser AK-47” Can Set You On Fire From Half A Mile Away

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | SourceURL China’s newly announced ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle is able to “burn through clothes in a split second… If the fabric is flammable, the whole person will be set on fire. The pain will be beyond endurance,” according to a Chinese weapons expert cited in a bombshell South China […]

‘Chinese Maritime Militia’ Launches Laser Attacks Against US Military Pilots In Pacific Ocean

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL Pilots of American military aircraft operating over the western Pacific Ocean have been targeted by lasers more than 20 times in recent months, US officials told The Wall Street Journal, following similar incidents in which Chinese nationals used lasersagainst American fighter pilots operating over Djibouti. In April, […]

The Line Between Big Tech & Defense Work

Wired | Source URL FOR MONTHS, A growing faction of Google employees has tried to force the company to drop out of a controversial military program called Project Maven. More than 4,000 employees, including dozens of senior engineers, have signed a petition asking Google to cancel the contract. Last week, Gizmodo reported that a […]

China Rapidly Building Advanced Arms for Use Against U.S.

Space weapons, drones using artificial intelligence priority in Beijing military buildup Bill Gertz | Washington Free Beacon | Source URL China is rapidly building space weapons and other advanced arms infused with artificial intelligence capabilities as part of Beijing’s bid for military dominance, according to a congressionally sponsored study. Anti-satellite […]