The Jason Group, an advisory panel of scientists and academics that have conducted studies for the Pentagon since 1960, might not be dissolving after all. The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has stepped in to keep the group alive until January 2020.
A small, experimental nuclear reactor being constructed by Argentina's state-backed nuclear company INVAP at Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Riyadh has spurred renewed concerns about Saudi leadership's intentions for the program, CNN reported on Sunday, even as its development zips...
Last year, Microsoft won a $479-million-plus contract with the U.S. Army to build Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) prototypes that a government document described as intended to "accelerate lethal defensive and offensive capabilities utilizing innovative components." This weekend, CNBC got a look at what...
A journal published by Russia's Ministry of Defense became the subject of mockery this week after publishing claims that "Russian specialists" have communicated with dolphins, crashed computer programs, and even looked into safes using the power of telepathy.
Last month, the U.S. Army put out a call to private companies for ideas about how to improve its planned semi-autonomous, AI-driven targeting system for tanks. In its request, the Army asked for help enabling the Advanced Targeting and Lethality Automated System (ATLAS) to "acquire, identify, and engage targets at...
Earlier today, President Donald Trump signed a directive to create the Space Force, what will become the sixth branch of the U.S. military--but the new branch will be placed under the purview of the U.S. Air Force, rather than being a separate and autonomous branch, as the president had initially hoped.
Report: More Than 300 Chemical Weapons Attacks in Syria, With Pro-Assad Forces Responsible for 98 PercentFeb 18, 2019
Well over 300 chemical weapons attacks have occurred during the nearly eight years-long Syrian civil war, with President Bashar al-Assad's government and its allies accounting for the vast majority of them, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing new research by the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI).
There are not many ways in which an iPhone resembles a battle rifle, but military officials searching for a contractor to build the gun of the future seem to think there is.
Belgium plans to sue Google over the tech giant's refusal to blur sensitive military sites and nuclear power plants on the company's various mapping platforms. Military leaders in Belgium have not yet filed a formal complaint but confirmed to Reuters that they intend to sue.