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China's Navy Is Flexing Its New Railgun

But it's possible US naval planners are preparing an even greater surprise for Beijing.
David Axe
2.2.18
All Fronts
All Fronts

The Navy Can't Afford $1 Million 'Smart' Shells for Its $4 Billion Battleships

Meanwhile, its ultra-versatile new $440 million warship is frozen to a dock in Canada.
David Axe
1.29.18
thread
thread

The Nuclear War Movie That Traumatized a Generation Is Back

The British anti-war classic 'Threads' is coming to Blu-ray.
Matthew Gault
1.22.18
Conservation
Conservation

Wildlife Is Another Casualty of War

Researchers studied animal deaths in the wake of African armed conflicts.
Caroline Haskins
1.10.18
Offset
Offset

The Pentagon Wants Drone 'Swarms' to Support Infantry

DARPA asked robot-developers for a way to let small infantry units deploy swarms of 250 or more robots in urban areas.
David Axe
10.23.17
Manhattan Project
Manhattan Project

One of the Last Remaining Manhattan Project Scientists Has Died

And with him, perhaps, our nuclear sanity.
Brian Merchant
9.26.17
RIP
RIP

We Asked a Doomsday Clock Scientist About Trump's 'Fire and Fury' Threat

We’re closer to the apocalypse than any other time in modern history.
Matthew Gault
8.10.17
Inhuman Kind
Inhuman Kind

How Worried Should You Be About the AK-47 Company’s New Killer Robots?

Russia-based Kalashnikov Group says it's developing a military AI. But don't panic quite yet.
David Axe
7.17.17
What Is the iPhone?
What Is the iPhone?

Ethical Smartphone Startup Fairphone Wants Apple to Steal Its Idea

In many ways, Fairphone is more of an advocacy group than a tech company.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.17
Unfriendly Skies
Unfriendly Skies

Human vs. Drone Combat Is the New Normal

US human pilots have shot down two enemy drones this month alone. But according to one expert, one day soon—within the next two decades—the drones will outmatch the best human pilots.
David Axe
6.21.17
Unfriendly Skies
Unfriendly Skies

The US Shot Down a Mysterious Enemy Drone Over Syria

America’s adversaries are gearing up for robotic battle in the skies.
David Axe
6.10.17
seeing red
seeing red

China’s Military Is Taking a Powerful Turn

The People's Republic is downsizing the world's largest troop force, while scaling up its ambitions in sea, space, and internet warfare.
David Axe
6.7.17