Category: Military

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 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, […]

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 […]

General Dynamics to buy government IT contractor CSRA for $6.8 billion

Reuters U.S. defense contractor General Dynamics said on Monday it would buy smaller rival CSRA for about $6.8 billion to expand its information technology unit, which provides services to the U.S. Department of Defense. General Dynamics’s $40.75-per-share cash offer represents a premium of 32 percent to CSRA stock’s closing price on Friday. CSRA’s shares […]