A Former Green Beret Rethinks the Tourniquet

The story of U.S. Patent Number 9,168,044.

Can the Air Force Learn To Love Startup Culture?
At open offices across the country, the USAF is embracing its newfou…
3ABCT equipment going green for Atlantic Resolve
The Army Wants to Block Troops’ Heat Signatures

New equipment will prevent soldiers from being spotted at night.

Military Journal Claims Russian Troops Are Psychic
Did Russian soldiers, working with telepathic dolphins, learned how …
This Bonkers Promo Could Be the Future of Warfare
This is the most convincing video yet on how buzzword technologies c…
DARPA Wants to Turn Sea Life Into a Giant Submarine Detection Network

Entire species would be turned into living sensors designed to detect underwater vehicles.

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Doomsday Clock Scientists Say the Army’s Portable Nuclear Reactor Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
The Department of Defense wants a reactor to power remote military bases, but critics claim it's unlikely any design would be safe enou…
Britain Is Building Killer Drone Swarms, but Don't Buy Its Timetable for Flying Them

The concept is sound, but having them ready by 2020 is unrealistic.

What Happened When I Trained with Air Force Human Performance Specialists

Military elite treat their bodies like high-performance race cars. Which is great—unless you show up to meet them in a hoopty.

Russian Navy delivers air strikes from Mediterranean Sea against ISIS targets in Syria
Russia Conducts a New Test of its Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile

A missile running on nuclear energy could run for days, flying around the globe if necessary.

DARPA Wants an Autonomous Drone That Can Do Dirty Work on the Ocean Floor

The Pentagon’s wizards of high tech are looking for a self-guiding submarine.

China Is Reportedly Testing Its Railgun at Sea—Beating the United States

China has beat America in placing railguns on ships, but how far ahead it actually is, that’s a good question.

Russia’s New Hypersonic Missile Travels Nearly Two Miles a Second

“Zircon” would likely be unstoppable by today’s cutting edge air defenses.

A US marine carry M-4 rifle on a LAV-25
The Overloaded Soldier: Why U.S. Infantry Now Carry More Weight Than Ever

Technology was supposed to be the solution. Instead, it added to the problem.

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Dr. Robert Lanza
The Military Wants to Create Synthetic Life Forms to Track Enemies

On battlefields of the future, the environment itself could spy on America’s enemies.

The Air Force Will Test Laser Weapons by 2021

Airplanes armed with laser weapons will finally be a reality.

Space Junk Could Provide a Perfect Hiding Spot for Tiny Spy Satellites

Han Solo hid the Millennium Falcon in a cloud of trash, and the same method could hide satellites in low-Earth orbit.

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Rough seas
A New Electronic Device Could Cure the Military's Big Motion Sickness Problem

Motion sickness affects all branches of the armed forces, from vehicle crews to submariners.

The Secret History of Plasma Weapons

After decades of promise and failure, a new plasma weapon emerges.

Patriot Radar integrates into Max Thunder '16
Oops! Civilian Satellite Data Inadvertently Pinpoints Military Radars

X literally marks the spot for U.S.-made Patriot missile batteries.