It's possible, but don't expect airliners to start firing lasers tomorrow.
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Can it sink aircraft carriers?
Like birdwatching, but for military robots.
You get an A+ in robot-hacking!
Coordinated swarms of drones could pollinate crops, monitor traffic, and more.
And calm your drone-panicked nerves!
An Oregon startup wants to sell you peace of mind by messing with drones. Our guess? This is only the beginning of what could be a very lucrative market.
North Korea has basically zero chance of hitting anyone but themselves with a nuke. But if they did manage to launch a missile, what technology do we have to stop it?
The DoD's track record shooting missiles from the sky with laser beams is checkered at best, but DARPA is nonetheless taking a new 150-kilowatt energy beam into trials.
Dragon Empire is a real book about a fictional war with China, which will fund a real laser weapon designed for a real war with China.
The Pentagon is testing an unmanned helicopter that can detect electromagnetic emissions from IEDs. Codename: HELIPANDA (we wish)
Cyborg animals, psychotropics and flying lasers are just some of the terrifying weapons government labs have cooked up over the years
The White House backs a remarkable boost in space-based war technology. Here's the blueprint.
It's tough to hit a moving rocket with a moving rocket. Here's how Israel's new domestic missile defense system is doing it with unprecedented accuracy.
Commercial aviation: Despite a clear and present terrorist threat, commercial jets remain vulnerable to missile attack.
Homeland Security eyes high-power lasers for protecting commercial flights. Click inside for video