Category Defense & Military

Mysterious X-37B Air Force Space Plane Going Back to Orbit Soon
Defense & Military

Mysterious X-37B Air Force Space Plane Going Back to Orbit Soon

Here& 39;s what the U.S. Air Force space plane will be doing up there.May 07, 2020Illustration of the X-37BUS Air ForceThe U.S. Air Force& 39;s X-37B space plane is going to launch up into orbit once again come mid-May. Usually, the Air Force doesn& 39;t share much detail regarding the mysterious aircraft, but this time, its top civilian has explained what it& 39;ll be doing up in orbit.

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Defense Laser Tested!

January 11, 2013The future got one step closer to the real world when Rheinmetall tested their new 50kw laser weapon. This happened in November, 2012, in Switzerland at the Ochsenboden Proving Ground. The new weapon was tested against several targets in order to display the improvements over the previous 10kw version.
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TrackingPoint lock-and-launch technology

December 27, 2012Jason Schauble, the president of TrackingPoint, is a former special ops Marine captain who was awarded with Silver and Bronze Star medals for his military service in Iraq, so he is experienced enough in order to raise his company to the top levels in this industry.TrackingPoint is a precision guided rifle development company that is located near Austin, Texas, and they have come up with a new kind of breakthrough technology which is said to have transferred the characteristics of jet fighter lock-and-launch technology onto a combat rifle.
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Top 10 Unmanned Military Vehicles

April 22, 2013 Image Source: Wikimedia 1. MQ-9 Reaper / Predator B. The plane was developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems to satisfy what the American Airforces and Navy need. They already participated in several missions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Africa. Every reaper can carry up to 14 Hellfire air to ground missiles, or 4 Hellfire missiles and 2 x 230 kg laser-guided bombs.
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Schwerer Gustav: Largest Gun Mankind Has Ever Built

Schwerer Gustav or Hitler& 39;s giant gun was a fearsome weapon of war. A distinctive feature of artillery of the Second World War were cannons of every increasing size and caliber. One other such weapon was the 914 mm Little David, constructed for the American army. It was intended to be used for attacking Japanese bunkers at the end of WWII.
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What Are EMPs and How Are They Used in Warfare?

EMPs, or electromagnetic pulses, are intense bursts of electromagnetic energy that can be utilized to damage electronics. Man-made nuclear EMPS are impressive weapons of war that are sparingly used due to their highly destructive nature.There are natural EMPs that can be caused in small form due to lightning or in large form due to geomagnetic storms.
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Turkey's New Military Drones Are Gun-Toting

Turkey is set to be the first country to receive the special drones.December 15, 2019Turkey has revealed its new drones and they are gun-toting. They are novel machines equipped with eight rotating blades and a machine gun.RELATED: A NEW METHOD IN BRAZIL USES DRONES AS CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORSThe guns are called Songar and are expected to be delivered before the end of the year.
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How Laser Weapons are Changing Military Defense and Offense

Laser weapons are agile, have infinite ammunition, and can take down a variety of targets.January 31, 2020As technology advances, so too is the way that we carry out modern warfare. No, not the game, rather the weapons that militaries use around the world in everyday defense.Drones are posing a significant security threat to bases around the world, but historically the best way to take out a $200 drone might be to shoot it down with a $100,000 missile.
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Are Disease-Carrying Insects Escaped Bio-weapons?

In the news earlier this year, U.S. lawmakers voted to demand that the Pentagon disclose whether it experimented with disease-carrying ticks as bioweapons and if some were released into the wild. This was is in accordance with a bill passed in the House of Representatives demanding answers.While conspiracy theorists had their day with the bill, there are many facets of the problem to be considered arriving at the truth.
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7 Sci-Fi Weapons That Are or Could Soon Be a Reality

Are there any weapons from sci-fi that could be built today? As it turns out there are some interesting developments in military tech that could be bringing some sci-fi tech into reality.RELATED: 9 VISIONARY SCI-FI MOVIES FROM THE PAST TO PRESENTDo laser guns really exist?At present no. But, in theory, it should be possible to create energy weapons like laser guns, in the future.
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Rockets 101: How Exactly Do Rockets Work?

Human beings have been using controlled explosions to propel objects for many centuries. Often called rockets, today these devices are commonly used as fireworks, signal flares, weapons of war and for space exploration.But how do they actually work? Let& 39;s take a very brief look.This article is not intended to be a comprehensive guide as rocket science is, after all, & 34;rocket science.
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11 Iconic Historical Evolutions of Aircraft Carriers

The aircraft carrier today is a huge war machine used by navies to deploy entire fleets of aircraft remotely, far away from their country of origin.The biggest aircraft carrier today can transport and launch more than 75 aircraft by sea. But did you know about the aircraft carrier& 39;s humble predecessor, the balloon barge?
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Leaked Images from U.S. Army Show "Super" Cannon That Can Fire at 1,000 Miles Away

The newest Strategic Long Range Cannon would give the ground-combat force as much power as naval and air forces.February 24, 2020The U.S. Army has been working hard to build its Strategic Long Range Cannon that could attack from a distance as far as 1,609 km (1,000 miles) away. It& 39;s still in its early concept stages, however, newly leaked images of the cannon are making their way out into the world.
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Meet Mifram Security and Their Mighty Portable Barriers

In a world where border and building security is becoming ever more important, portable barrier systems like those developed by Mifram Security could make all the difference between safety or tragedy.Their range of innovative vehicle security barriers are helping keep many public and private sites safe from attempted unauthorized, even hostile, vehicular access.
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