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Jul 11, 2014

U.S. DARPA researchers announce the self-guided bullet

The U.S. government says it has developed the first ever self-guided bullets that can lock onto a target more than a mile away and maneuver midflight in order to hit its mark. The .50 caliber target tracking bullets, dubbed Extreme Accuracy Tasked Or...

Jul 05, 2014

Inside the plot to smuggle US military technology to Iran

An Iranian named Amir Ardebili was writing out a long list when he suddenly stopped and turned to his new partners in arms. “This is a very secret list, please,”.....

Jul 12, 2014

Taking to the sky: Airshow ready for take off

(AP) -- A lot is at stake in the Farnborough International Airshow, the aviation industry's biggest annual event, which opens Monday. The trade show is expected to see the first presentation of the world's most advanced fighter jet, new commercial ai... #London #Airbus #Boeing #Lockheed Martin

Jun 24, 2014

Israel joins Paris Club of rich creditor nations

(AP) -- Israel on Tuesday joined an influential group of rich nations that help poor indebted economies, giving the country an international boost of recognition for its economic accomplishments. The news that Israel had been accepted into the Paris ... #Europe #Jerusalem #OECD #Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development #Paris Club

Jul 04, 2014

U.S. grounds entire F-35 fleet pending engine inspections

The U.S. military said it had grounded the entire fleet of 97 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets until completion of additional inspections of the warplane's single engine built by Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp... #Lockheed Martin #United Technologies Corporation #Pratt & Whitney

Jun 22, 2014

Drone markets open in Russia, China and rogue states as America's wars wane

The military drone market may grow to $82bn by 2022, and as the US slows its purchases, Russia and China accelerate theirs Last October, in a private ceremony held at a stately mansion on the campus of the California Institute of Technology, the Aero... #California Institute of Technology #China #United States #Russia #Japan

Jun 22, 2014

Drone markets open in Russia, China and rogue states as America's wars wane

The military drone market may grow to $82bn by 2022, and as the US slows its purchases, Russia and China accelerate theirs Last October, in a private ceremony held at a stately mansion on the campus of the California Institute of Technology, the Aero... #California Institute of Technology #China #United States #Russia #Japan

Jun 13, 2014

Minority Report meets the Wire: how New Jersey police use military technology to fight crime video

With a murder rate 12 times the national average, Camden, New Jersey, is both the poorest and the most dangerous city in America. Local police are now using state-of-the-art surveillance equipment to track and monitor criminals so they can anticipate... #New Jersey #Camden, NJ #United States

Jun 21, 2014

Consumer Robotics Is Finally Ready For Prime Time

The robotics revolution has been in the making for decades, but market expectations have historically outpaced technology readiness. While industrial and military sectors have adopted a number of high-priced robotics solutions, the consumer sector ha... #New Jersey #Camden, NJ #United States

Jul 11, 2014

'Iron Dome' giving Israel edge over Hamas rockets

JERUSALEM -- Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, shooting down dozens of incoming rockets and being credited with preventing numerous civilian casu... #Israel #Jerusalem #Hamas #Gaza Strip #Tel Aviv