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Drones Carrying This High-Power Microwave Pod Can Fry Other Drones
Drones Carrying This High-Power Microwave Pod Can Fry Other Drones

15 Feb 2022, 01:02 UTC / Defense tech startup Epirus has extended its Leonidas product range with a new compact, modular pod that can be mounted on drones to knock down other drones

 
Scorpius-T Uses Beams To Detect and Disrupt Incoming Threats at the Same Time
Scorpius-T Uses Beams To Detect and Disrupt Incoming Threats at the Same Time

15 Nov 2021, 10:57 UTC / ELTA Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, has unveiled a new electronic warfare multi-threat system: meet Scorpius-T

 
Northrop Grumman Inches Closer To Test Hypersonic Weapon Tracking Satellite
Northrop Grumman Inches Closer To Test Hypersonic Weapon Tracking Satellite

11 Nov 2021, 14:50 UTC / Northrop Grumman has completed a critical design review of the U.S. Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor, getting closer to demo its capabilities

 
First Portable, Multiple-Shot UAV on the Market Nails Aerial Firing Demo in Australia
First Portable, Multiple-Shot UAV on the Market Nails Aerial Firing Demo in Australia

8 Nov 2021, 15:28 UTC / Skyborne Technologies' tactical-level aerial fire support UAS Cerberus performed a "first of type" aerial firing demonstration in Australia

 
U.S. Navy Fires Up Hypersonic Rocket Motor, Gets Closer to Flight Test
U.S. Navy Fires Up Hypersonic Rocket Motor, Gets Closer to Flight Test

29 Oct 2021, 22:46 UTC / The recent live-fire test of the U.S. Navy rocket motor brings the common hypersonic missile closer to an actual test flight

 
General Atomics, Boeing to Develop High Energy Laser Weapon System for the U.S. Army
General Atomics, Boeing to Develop High Energy Laser Weapon System for the U.S. Army

26 Oct 2021, 06:16 UTC / General Atomics and Boeing have been awarded a U.S. Army contract to develop a high-energy laser weapon system that will exceed anything fielded to date

 
In a First, Wildcat Helicopter Fires Lightweight Missiles at "Big Red Tomato" Target
In a First, Wildcat Helicopter Fires Lightweight Missiles at "Big Red Tomato" Target

23 Oct 2021, 04:40 UTC / A Royal Navy Wildcat helicopter has fired its first operational Martlet missile during an operation in the Pacific region with the UK Carrier Strike Group

 
U.S. Navy, Army Successfully Test Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Systems
U.S. Navy, Army Successfully Test Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Systems

22 Oct 2021, 06:21 UTC / The Navy and Army have successfully tested advanced hypersonic technologies, capabilities and prototype systems during a flight campaign

 
Somebody Put a Rifle on a Robot Dog and It's Definitely Intimidating
Somebody Put a Rifle on a Robot Dog and It's Definitely Intimidating

13 Oct 2021, 02:15 UTC / Unveiled at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting, the robot dog as 6.5mm Creedmoor rifle mounted on its back

 
U.S. Army Receives Ground Equipment for Its Dark Eagle Hypersonic Weapon System
U.S. Army Receives Ground Equipment for Its Dark Eagle Hypersonic Weapon System

10 Oct 2021, 03:36 UTC / The U.S. Army has recently taken delivery of its prototype hardware for its new hypersonic weapon system, known as the "Dark Eagle"

 
New U.S. Air Force Compass Call Electronic Warfare Jet Completes Maiden Flight
New U.S. Air Force Compass Call Electronic Warfare Jet Completes Maiden Flight

7 Oct 2021, 20:18 UTC / The U.S. Air Force’s new Compass Call aircraft took to the skies for the first time and successfully completed its first flight

 
F-15E Strike Eagle Looks Menacing All Loaded With Upgraded Precision-Guided Bombs
F-15E Strike Eagle Looks Menacing All Loaded With Upgraded Precision-Guided Bombs

3 Sep 2021, 14:45 UTC / The U.S. Air Force equipped three fighter jets with modified precision-guided bombs as part of the QUICKSINK Joint Capability Technology Demonstration.

 
3D-Printed Zorg ZF-1 Weapon Will Blow You Away, Has the Little Red Button and Everything
3D-Printed Zorg ZF-1 Weapon Will Blow You Away, Has the Little Red Button and Everything

3 Sep 2021, 14:42 UTC / This guy made a 3D-printed replica of the ZF-1 weapon in "The Fifth Element" and he nailed it. It has all the fire modes, including the little, red button.

 
U.S. Navy’s Acoustic Hailing and Disruption System Weaponizes the Target’s Own Voice
U.S. Navy’s Acoustic Hailing and Disruption System Weaponizes the Target’s Own Voice

27 Aug 2021, 06:45 UTC / Similar to an acoustic hailing device (AHD), the AHAD is also a non-lethal weapon that uses sound to create confusion, but in a highly focused manner

 
U.S. Navy Completes Ground Test of Second Stage Motor for Hypersonic Weapon
U.S. Navy Completes Ground Test of Second Stage Motor for Hypersonic Weapon

27 Aug 2021, 00:44 UTC / On August 25th, the U.S. Navy has successsfully tested the Second Stage Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) in Promontory, Utah for a hypersonic weapon.

 
Ouch! Watch the U.S. Navy Break a Ship in Half With Torpedoes
Ouch! Watch the U.S. Navy Break a Ship in Half With Torpedoes

25 Aug 2021, 01:57 UTC / During the Large Scale Exercise 21, the U.S. Navy conducted coordinated multi-domain, multi-platform, long-range maritime strikes on a retired ship.

 
U.S. Navy Obliterates Vessel With Naval Strike Missiles During Large Scale Exercise
U.S. Navy Obliterates Vessel With Naval Strike Missiles During Large Scale Exercise

18 Aug 2021, 11:15 UTC / On August 15th, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps successfully tested its NMESIS ground-based anti-ship system during Large Scale Exercise 21.

 
Thirty-Year-Old W88 Nuclear Warhead Finally Gets Upgraded, Is Now Ready to Fire
Thirty-Year-Old W88 Nuclear Warhead Finally Gets Upgraded, Is Now Ready to Fire

17 Aug 2021, 08:44 UTC / The nuclear deterrent of the U.S. is now smarter and more reliable, with the W88 nuclear warhead receiving major updates, after 10 years of development.

 
Fighter Jet Uses Infrared Search-and-Track, Destroys Target With AIM-120 Missile
Fighter Jet Uses Infrared Search-and-Track, Destroys Target With AIM-120 Missile

11 Aug 2021, 08:58 UTC / On August 5th, the U.S. Air Force successfully shot a QF-16 aerial target with the first-ever live fire of an AIM-120 missile from an F-15C Eagle.

 
Air Force Tests Laser Pods in Wind Tunnels, Plans to Use Them Onto Fighter Jets
Air Force Tests Laser Pods in Wind Tunnels, Plans to Use Them Onto Fighter Jets

5 Aug 2021, 08:52 UTC / The Arnold Engineering Development Complex has recently begun testing experimental directed energy weapons in wind tunnels.