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Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?
Cross-pollination between military and civilian technologies fuels a fast-moving industry.
Fewer Soldiers, More Robots: Pentagon Budgets For The Future
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has proposed the smallest United States military since 1940. It's also the most technologically advanced.
DARPA Wants To Build A Computer That Mimics The Human Brain
The research group wants to develop machines with the capability for higher brain function.
The World’s Most Expensive Weapon Just Got A Little Cheaper
Cost projections for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program declined $4.5 billion last year.
Russia Is Investing $50 Billion In Its (Very Ambitious) Space Program
President Vladimir Putin has announced a space initiative to put a person on Mars, build a moon base, and shoot down any foreign threats.
This Is Where North Korea Just Tested A Nuclear Weapon
Right next to the helpfully named "Nuclear Test Rd."
FYI: Do Men Really Fall Apart When A Female Soldier Gets Killed?
There's no scientific evidence to support the conventional wisdom that women wounded in combat would destroy male soldiers' morale and performance.
Inside China’s Secret Arsenal
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.
Boeing Tests A Missile That Knocks Out A Building’s Power [Video]
A room full of computers gets shut down while the missile flies by above the building.
FYI: What Kind Of Gas Mileage Can You Get From A Naval Warship?
A hulking Arleigh Burke–class destroyer might typically burn a minimum of about 24 barrels (1,000 gallons) of fuel per hour, … Continued