The promising contenders and past failure of our attempt to combine solar power and flight.
China is equipping itself with several new “assassin’s maces” as two world powers brace for impact in the South China Sea.
Dance me to the end of life.
SpaceX's December launch kickstarted a new era of global surveillance.
Shadowy underwater nuclear drone keeps shifting shape—but is it even real at all?
There are plenty of counter-drone weapons to choose from, but all of them have shortcomings.
Technology was supposed to be the solution. Instead, it added to the problem.
It looks ridiculous, but it's an aerospace legend.
After decades of promise and failure, a new plasma weapon emerges.
AI weapons could soon execute military strikes on their own. Some think that's a bad idea.
Seriously quiet and seriously deadly.
Russia and the former Soviet Union promised lots of things. Not all of them became reality.
The new facility may target U.S. submarines in the South China Sea.
But this weird propulsion idea isn't dead yet.
A fever of stealthy swimming stingrays may seem like fiction, but it could become a very real threat.
Destroying chemical weapons is tricky business, but the military has some weapons purpose built for the occasion.
It may look easy, but surfacing a nuclear submarine in the Arctic requires careful preparation.
Entire Arctic shipping routes, once thought impassable, are becoming major economic channels, and icebreakers are making it possible.
How an army of weirdly assorted monster machines work together to bring up riches from the seabed.
The best way to find the toughest drones is to run them through an aerial gauntlet.
Christopher Nolan's war epic celebrates the evacuation of British and French troops from Dunkirk in 1940.
A new report warns that a new Russian sniper could change the shape of future battlefields.
Newly declassified documents show that even the most secretive submarines leave a trail.
Good news for preserving human life, but bad news in almost every other way.
Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons are hidden deep under hundreds of feet of solid rock. This makes them hard to reach—but not impossible.
What is it, how does it work, and is autonomous war such a good idea?
The U.S. just lifted a ban on laptops flying out of ten Middle Eastern airports. Here's why.
A high-payload, low-cost drone would change Arctic science forever. But one challenge remains: making it freeze-proof.