News tagged with military vehicles

Drone market to hit $10 billion by 2024: experts

The market for military drones is expected to almost double by 2024 to beyond $10 billion (8.9 billion euros), according to a report published Friday by specialist defence publication IHS Jane's Intelligence Review.

dateOct 03, 2015 in Engineering
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Drones: Next big thing in aviation is small

The next big thing in aviation may be really small. With some no bigger than a hummingbird, the hottest things at this week's Farnborough International Airshow are tiny compared with the titans of the sky, such as the Airbus ...

dateJul 17, 2014 in Engineering
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Steel's inner strength

( —A long-term collaboration between the University and industry has resulted in a super-strong form of steel, which is now being manufactured in the UK for use as stronger and cheaper armour for front-line military ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Engineering
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Robot warriors pose ethical dilemna

With the increasing use of drones in military operations, it is perhaps only a matter of time before robots replace soldiers. Whether fully automated war is on the immediate horizon, one researcher says it's not too early ...

dateMay 27, 2014 in Robotics
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Small drones hit US regulatory turbulence

Hovering like mechanical sparrows over a windswept Maryland field on a bright Saturday afternoon, small drones seem harmless—but they are at the center of an ardent dogfight over US regulations.

dateFeb 14, 2014 in Engineering
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Technology one step ahead of war laws

Today's emerging military technologies—including unmanned aerial vehicles, directed-energy weapons, lethal autonomous robots, and cyber weapons like Stuxnet—raise the prospect of upheavals in military practices so fundamental ...

dateJan 06, 2014 in Other
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