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The company trying to protect crowded events from drone attacks
DroneShield has deployed in Texas and Massachusetts, and has also supplied equipment to Ukraine. Here's how the complex tech works.
What we know about the ‘Phoenix Ghost’ drones going to Ukraine
The new weapon system is said to be like the Switchblade drones. Here's how that kind of military UAV functions.
The US is looking for a new anti-air missile
The current one is the Stinger, and the US has sent thousands of them to Ukraine. Here's what the next-gen weapons need to be able to do.
The story behind the Neptune missile, the weapon that sank the Moskva
Named for the Roman god of the sea, the Neptune is based on the Kh-35 missile and took years to develop.
How technology, both old and new, has shaped the war in Ukraine so far
Weapons such as T-72 tanks, anti-air missiles, and drones have all affected how the conflict has unfolded.
DARPA quietly tested a hypersonic weapon last month
A hypersonic projectile travels at least five times the speed of sound. Here's what we know about the recent test.
Why the threat of explosives will persist long after the war in Ukraine ends
Unexploded ordinance is a multigenerational burden—a threat in Ukraine and other nations.
A brief but terrifying history of tactical nuclear weapons
What to know about smaller nuclear weapons, and how they fit into what's known as an "escalation ladder."
Tracing the controversial history of cluster bombs, from the USSR to Ukraine
What to know about cluster munitions, precision-guided weapons, and US and Soviet arms development during the Cold War.
Russia is destroying Ukraine’s healthcare system
Despite Geneva Convention rules, Russian forces continually block Ukrainian patients from care.