The new Checkmate fighter jet may have been the star of a recent arms show, but drones that can carry 2,200 pounds could be crucial parts of war logistics.
Force fields are the stuff of science fiction, but directed energy systems to fry drones, or stop people, already exist. Here's what's real about the tech—and what's more fantastical.
British commandos tested out a drone swarm as a blood-delivery system in a recent exercise.
That's Checkmate, Mr. Bond: What to know about a mysterious new fighter jet out of Russia—and its superficial similarities to the F-35.
The Marines have been testing the EMAV, or Expeditionary Modular Autonomous Vehicle. Each one is small enough to fit inside a V-22 Osprey.
What to know about a small device called the Drone 40, and how it can become an airborne explosive.
The Estonian vehicle can shoot out thousands of gallons of water per minute to combat a blaze.
What to know about the intersection of big tech, the cloud, the Department of Defense, and Star Wars.
The weapon works both on land and underwater, a dual-purpose device for a rare type of fighting.
The Department of Defense wants to scale up how it uses artificial intelligence, and it wants everyone to be able to trust those algorithms.
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