defense

space war

‘Very Abnormal’ Russian Satellite Escalates Fears of Orbital Arms Race

Russia and China have been ramping up their military presence in space in order to keep up with American capabilities.
Becky Ferreira
8.16.18
Donald Trump

Why Trump's Plan for a 350-Ship Navy Doesn't Hold Water

His call for the biggest build-up of the US Navy in 30 years would cost hundreds of billions of dollars at a time when he's vowed to also cut taxes.
David Axe
11.21.16
Design

Cities Will Have to Be Redesigned to Confuse Invading Robots

The fatal Tesla Autopilot crash earlier this month opened a new can of worms: How will our cities be designed to trick robots?
Geoff Manaugh
7.15.16
war

The F-35’s Software Is So Buggy It Might Ground the Whole Fleet

A Government Accountability Office report confirms that the stealth fighter jets’ ground-based computer system isn't working.
Dan Grazier
4.26.16
china

Chinese Chip Counterfeiter, Lured to US in Sting, Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy

It's unlikely to put a dent in the booming illicit trade, however.
Joseph Cox
4.18.16
israel

The Future of Cybersecurity Is Being Written in the Israeli Desert

Inside the vast cybersecurity complex being built in the desert city of Beersheba.
Hunter Stuart
2.1.16
war

The 'Game of Drones' Is a Live War Game Every Politician Should Pay Attention To

The “Game of Drones” was designed to explore the different ways that drones could be used for tactical and strategic effect in a conflict.
Dan Gettinger
11.2.15
Technology

We Need to Start Banning Killer Robots Now, Say NGOs

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is calling on a United Nations group to start taking action.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.20.15
All Fronts

Why We're Worrying About Submarine Warfare Again

Our standoff with the Soviets may be over, but a future of renewed submarine-borne threats is looking increasingly likely.
Matthew Braga
9.17.15
All Fronts

War, Forever

An all fronts look at how technology is driving military innovation in 2015 and beyond.
Peter Singer
9.14.15
short circuit

Here's Another Way to Get Rid of Your Neighbor's Dumb Drone

It doesn’t make the pew pew sound though. You lose some.
Clinton Nguyen
8.27.15
News

The War on Terror Is Now the War on Cyber

The NSA is targeting hackers the same way it targets terror.
Janus Kopfstein
6.4.15
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