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One of the US Navy"s newest ships is going to test a prototype laser weapon

U.S. Navy/John F. Williams The San Antonio-class amphibious transport USS Portland is getting a laser. The Navy is testing a prototype Laser Weapon System. The USS Portland will not only test the Laser Weapon System.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

The Army and Navy want to put ground-based weapons on ships

The Army and the Navy are investigating the benefits to putting land-based weapon systems like artillery and multiple launch ro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 2nd, 2018

It looks like China is about to test a futuristic railgun as the US Navy puts the brakes on its $500 million program

usnavyresearch/YouTube A Chinese ship has been spotted with a large gun on its bow that may be a rail gun. If it is a railgun it will be the first time such a weapon has been successfully installed on a ship. The US is scaling .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 1st, 2018

U.S. Military to Test New Laser Weapon on 25,000-tonne Amphibious Assault Warship

The Portland could test and indefinitely sail with the next-generation laser weapon bolted onto it......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 11th, 2018

Lockheed Martin gets ready to test a laser weapon on a fighter jet

Lockheed Martin gets ready to test a laser weapon on a fighter jet.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 8th, 2017

Lockheed Martin receives contract to develop laser weapons for US fighter jets

US Air Force Lockheed Martin was awarded a $26.3 million contract to develop a laser weapon for US fighter jets. The US Air Force plans to test the weapon by 2021. The laser will be used for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2017

Watch Lockheed Martin"s laser beam system burn drones out of the sky

In this video of an August test, Lockheed Martin's ATHENA laser weapon system burns down five drones. Laser weapons have huge advantages for the US military since they are silent, invisible, and much cheaper than traditional missiles......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2017

The Navy"s going to test the rail gun"s rapid fire as it moves closer to combat

Wikipedia The promise of this seemingly futuristic weapon system is no longer a thing of m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2017

Navy Unveils World"s First Active Laser Weapon In Persian Gulf

Three months .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2017

Egypt"s navy MacGuyvers its newest ships to protect them from air attack

Egypt"s navy MacGuyvers its newest ships to protect them from air attack.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJul 18th, 2017

Here"s every class of ship in the US Navy

US Navy The US Navy is the most powerful group of ships, carriers, and sailors on Earth. The Navy is older than the US — founded in 1.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2018

A new precision weapon allows the Navy"s F-35 to destroy targets in stealth mode

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2018

Petro-Yuan Is The Newest Weapon For The China-Russia-Iran Anti-USD Alliance

Petro-Yuan Is The Newest Weapon For The China-Russia-Iran Anti-USD Alliance.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 10th, 2018

23andMe’s newest cancer mutation test may be dangerously misleading, according to genetics experts

Lydia Ramsey/Business Insider "Direct-to-consumer" genetics tests have soared in popularity in recent years as the cost of genetics sequenc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 30th, 2018

Beijing just flexed its navy in the South China Sea, but in a ridiculous way that the US could quickly smoke

Planet Labs/Handout via REUTERS Beijing put on a massive show of force on Monday. More than 40 of its navy's ships sailed in formation — but not a very practical formation. Experts say .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2018

thyssenkrupp’s new Zhongshan plant includes a high-speed test tower

thyssenkrupp recently opened its newest plant in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, China. The focal point of the new facility is an 813-foot tower (31 floors above ground) that will be used to test new concepts and product pilots. The tower inclu.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 26th, 2018

The Navy"s amphibious assault ships can be emergency carriers

US Navy The US officially has 11 aircraft carriers, but it also has nine other ships that can serve as carriers in a pinch. Those are the eight Wasp-class amphibious assault ships and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2018

Watch: US Military Laser Weapon Makes Voices From Thin Air

The weapon sounds like a ghostly radio......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 21st, 2018

The US"s newest, most advanced attack sub is ready to prowl the seas — check out the USS Colorado

US Navy/Chief Petty Officer Darryl I. Wood The latest addition to the US sub fleet was commissioned on Saturday.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2018

New Boeing 737 Max 7 takes flight for the first time in Renton

The newest member of Boeing's popular single-aisle jet family, took off on its maiden flight Friday, launching what will be a comprehensive flight test program. Boeing's 737 Max 7 jet, took off from Renton Field, home of Boeing's sprawling 737 manu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2018

A handful of soldiers are already testing the Army"s new laser weapon to shoot down drones

(Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) The Army’s Stryker-mounted laser, built to zap enemy drones out of the sky, just took a major step towards combat. Artillery soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment are currently getting intensive training on how t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2018