From nukes to ICBMs, here's what experts think the DPRK has.
It's possible, but don't expect airliners to start firing lasers tomorrow.
It's unlikely it was a portable missile launcher.
Missile defense remains in the Pentagon's budget, with the hope that, this time, the technology doesn't fail during testing.
Brimstone is the new Hellfire.
Everything you ever wanted to know about this retro-'90s weapon, which the Obama administration might use against Syria's government.
How do rogue states compete with a superpower? Photoshop, apparently.
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 Chinese government is rapidly building a bigger, more sophisticated military. Here's what they have, what they want, and what it means for the U.S.
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.
A non-working laser cannon to fend off non-working missiles
Missile trains, atomic planes, orbiting H-bombs and more hypothetical Cold War technologies cooked up by the United States and the Soviet Union.
Not since the end of the Cold War has the Pentagon spent so much to develop and deploy secret weapons. But now military researchers have turned their attention from mass destruction to a far more precise challenge: finding, tracking, and killing individuals
The Army flies a blimp that can detect cruise missiles up to 300 miles away
The age of remote-control warfare isn't coming--it's here, and not even the Air Force, which made it happen, is entirely prepared. Here, a firsthand look at the struggle to train thousands of drone pilots virtually overnight
The most ambitious weapons program in Army history calls for a whole new arsenal of connected gear, from helicopter drones to GPS-guided missiles. But what happens if the network that links it all isn't ready?
Sleek designs, robotic aircraft and next-generation weapons will make the ships of the future the most formidable ever
A revolution is under way in aerial combat. Tomorrow's fighter pilots may be ceding the skies to robots
Even as the Pentagon struggles with the low-tech reality of war in Iraq, it looks to increasingly bizarre-sounding technology for next-gen fighting systems. On the following pages, five chapters from the Pentagon's sci-fi future.
Commercial aviation: Despite a clear and present terrorist threat, commercial jets remain vulnerable to missile attack.
The Air Force is readying the first airborne laser weapon, which could be used to intercept Scud missiles. Mark Farmer takes you inside the project.
The White House backs a remarkable boost in space-based war technology. Here's the blueprint.