With a bang, Navy begins tests on electromagnetic railgun prototype launcher
Engineers have fired the Navy's first industry-built electromagnetic railgun (EM Railgun) prototype launcher at a test facility, commencing an evaluation that is an important intermediate step toward a future ...
PBS stares back at 1.8-gigapixel ARGUS drone imaging system
3D-printed components flown in British fighter jet
A Tornado fighter jet fitted with metal components created on a 3D printer undertook a successful test flight in Britain last month, defence company BAE Systems said Sunday.
Taekwondo simulator may kick it to UK athletes ahead of Olympics
Powering space craft of the future
Engineers at Lancaster University are working on powering future 'giant leaps' for mankind.
Navy evaluating second electromagnetic railgun innovative naval prototype
The Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Electromagnetic (EM) Railgun program is evaluating the second of two industry railgun prototype launchers at a facility in Dahlgren, Va., officials announced today.
Tracking people by their 'gait signature'
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a walking gait recognition system that, in combination with other tools, can help track an individual though a CCTV monitored area by analysing the way ...
Ukraine's computers 'targeted by powerful virus': experts
Dozens of computer networks in Ukraine have been infected by an aggressive new cyber weapon called Snake, according to expert analysis.
Killer robot drones are like drugs: Regulate, but resist the urge to ban them
BAE Systems has revealed that it has successfully test-flown Taranis, its prototype Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. ...
Researchers take to the skies to assess infrastructure damage
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have become increasingly popular over the last half dozen years or so among amateur aeronautical aficionados, engineers and generally anyone fascinated with relatively ...
BAE report says Ukraine has faced cyberattacks
Ukraine was repeatedly attacked by sophisticated cyberspies as tensions between pro-Russian and Western-leaning factions escalated in recent months, according to a report from U.K.-based defense contractor BAE Systems.
Pioneer of video games, Simon dies at 92
Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92.