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F-16 Shooting Down A Drone Looks As Awesome As It Sounds

07/01/2015, There’s perhaps no multirole fighter as popular as the General Dynamics (current Lockheed Martin) F-16 Fighting Falcon, it was originally developed by GD for the United States Air Force and since it was approved in 1976 over 4,500 aircraft have been...

F-16 With 40-Year Old Design Bests F-35 In Mock Dogfight

07/01/2015, The F-16D fighter jet is based on a design from 40 years ago, but it seems that despite today’s modern technology and more advanced designs, a recent mock dogfight showed that sometimes it really boils down to who is flying the plane. According to a...

See The MiG-29 Get Right Up Behind A Plane’s Open Door

06/30/2015, Airplanes are fascinating machines and they’re capable of doing much more than we give them credit for, often pilots will go that extra proverbial mile just to show the true capabilities of an aircraft and for all of us who can’t fly a plane...

Watch A F-35 Jet Use Ski Jump To Take Off

06/24/2015, It’s always a cool sight to see fighter jets take off, even if they’re going through the full take off roll down the runway and then lifting off towards the skies. However there’s more than one way to take off a jet and since these...

US Navy’s Warfare Systems Still Run On Windows XP

06/23/2015, Hopefully by now all you guys who are running Windows XP have upgraded to at least Windows 7 or newer. For those unfamiliar, Microsoft has officially ended their support of Windows XP which means that in the future if there are attacks designed to exploit...

US Army And Air Force Will Use Lasers To Clear Landmines

06/22/2015, IEDs are extremely dangerous and chances are you have read stories of how old IEDs planted in previous wars are still exploding around the world, killing and maiming innocent people who might have accidentally stumbled across them. In fact even when...

The US Army Is Getting Hoverbikes Of Their Own

06/22/2015, More than once, sci-fi/futuristic movies have shown us what a world would be like if hoverbikes existed – very cool indeed, but the question is with today’s technology, would it be impossible to create one? As it turns out the answer is no, and...

Navy Tests New Fire Scout Drone Variant

06/19/2015, Join the Navy and see the world – or so that is the dream that many aspire to. I am quite sure that one would also be able to find a fair number of high tech weaponry, with many classified ones, when one gets to the higher ups in the Navy. Well, we...

Russia Reportedly Developing A Microwave Gun That Can Kill Missiles

06/16/2015, Drones can be used for surveillance purposes, but they can also be used in combat where they can launch missiles. So what can one do to counter these drone attacks? Well there are anti-aircraft guns, assuming they can detect said drones, but it seems that...

US Navy Wants To Buy Your Software’s Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

06/14/2015, There are plenty of software engineers and hackers out there whose job is to search for a software’s security loopholes, flaws, and zero-day vulnerabilities to patch them before they are discovered and exploited by hackers. Google themselves have such...

U.S. Navy Tests Electromagnetic Jet Fighter Catapult

06/08/2015, The United States Navy has been working on a new method to launch fighter jets off of aircraft carriers, not that the old method doesn’t work, but there’s no harm in making things better and more efficient than they already are. It’s...

ISIS Base Discovered And Destroyed Thanks To A Selfie

06/03/2015, Taking photos of yourself, also known as a selfie, is pretty common these days. However as with most things in life, there is a time and place for it. For example driving and taking a selfie is a big no-no, taking selfies during funerals is also...

US Will Help Protect Japan From Cyber Attacks

05/31/2015, With so many services and products being online at the moment, the internet can be a scary place as it means that hackers can easily access a lot of sensitive information about someone if they put their minds to it. We’ve seen this happen with credit...

SpaceX Certified To Conduct Space Missions For The Military

05/27/2015, SpaceX has tried very hard to break the monopoly enjoyed by the United Launch Alliance, a joint program between Lockheed Martin and Boeing which was previously the only outfit certified by the military to carry out space missions on its behalf. Elon...