Category: Military

Here Come the Lasers: The Dawn of Energy Weapons Is Here Robert Hunter Ward | National Interest | Source URL Is it possible the maturation of one advanced technology can be such a disruptive innovation to the point where certain types of warfare begin to look different? Directed-energy weapons—or “lasers,” as they are commonly known—present the possibility of transforming warfare […]

China, Russia, and the US Are All Building Centers for Military AI Patrick Tucker | Defense One | Source URL But their burgeoning approaches to state-sponsored research are divergent as the countries themselves. Russia and the United States are moving closer to opening their own centers for military-related research into artificial intelligence, as China did in the spring of last year. But […]

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 […]

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

iSpeech 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 […]

The Line Between Big Tech & Defense Work

iSpeech 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 […]

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. […]