U.S. Navy Orders DIY Laser-Guided Rocket Kits

The kits turn "dumb" rockets into guided missiles.

Watch the U.S. Navy Nearly Blow Up Its Own Ship

Video from the USS Jackson's shock tests.

The Navy Could Have a Real Railgun by 2018
A Navy admiral wants to speed up the process by putting an operation…
The Navy's Getting a New Supersonic Ship Killer
The long-range SM-6 will now target surface naval vessels in additio…
Will America Ever Build a Long-Range Strike Drone?

The Navy has shown that autonomous aircraft can take off and land on aircraft carriers. But what will those super-drones do?

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The U.S. Navy Wants To Fly Big Drones From Small Ships

The TERN unmanned aerial vehicle looks like a flying…well, it's complicated.

The Navy's New Stealth Destroyer Saved a Fisherman
The 600-foot, 15,000-ton Zumwalt — the largest destroyer ever built for the Navy — was out for sea trials when Coast Guard officials re…
The Navy's Colossal Stealth Destroyer Heads Out to Sea

The USS Zumwalt is the largest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy.

Why the Navy Should Ditch the F-35 And Buy Drones

Canceling the F-35 will save money and increase carrier striking range, the Center for New American Security think tank argues.

The Navy's Duck Drone Is Ready to Fly (And Swim)

Flimmer is here and ready to search for subs and oil spills by air or by sea.

Test Launch Missile Explodes Spectacularly

Fortunately no one on the USS The Sullivans was injured.

The Navy's New Cicada Drones Swarm the Enemy
Hopefully they're available more often than once every 17 years
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Why Is Iran Suddenly Seizing Cargo Ships?
And what could the U.S. do about it?
The Navy Is Using Duck Drones to Hunt Subs
They can fly and swim. Don't know about quack
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Bat Drone Can Recover From Mid-Air Collisions
The George of the Jungle problem may be solved: This drone can automatically maneuver around trees
A Military Weather Satellite Exploded in Orbit
The 20-year-old sat created 43 pieces of debris
Iran Just Blew Up a Fake American Aircraft Carrier
It's meant as a show of strength during talks over Iran's nuclear program.
This Cryptography Game Is Also a Navy Recruiting Tool
Players must solve a series of puzzles to win the chance at ... another puzzle.
How to Build a Robot That Can Fight Fires
SAFFiR will be able to fight fires on naval ships. When will this life-saving robot be ready?
Why the Navy Is Building a Five-Foot Robot Tuna
GhostSwimmer could spy on the enemy and protect the Navy's ships.
The Navy Is Testing Its Seaborne Death Lasers
The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) is undergoing tests in the Persian Gulf on board the USS Ponce.
8 Incredible Vessels That Changed How Ships Are Made
They can flip, navigate through ridiculous storms, and carry entire offshore oil rigs out to sea. Here are eight sea vessels that have …
Take a Fleet Week Tour of the USS Oak Hill
PopMech tours the USS Oak Hill in honor of Fleet Week New York.
Navy's Autonomous Cargo Helo
Or, how the Marines in a danger zone will use tablets to call for autonomous resupply helos.
A Brief History of the Submarine
From retrofitted rowboats to amphibious drones, we delve deep into the history of the sub.
Here's Where the Navy Tests Its Warships
A visitor's guide to the Naval Surface Warfare Center.
How Scientific Sea Drones Became the Eyes of the Navy
From hunting and hiding submarines to planning SEAL missions, a fleet of 65 aquatic, submersible drones is already giving the U.S. Navy…