Armed and in operation: multi-purpose high-speed modular boats and ‘Krypton’ mortar air-to-surface missiles are among the major displays at Russia’s annual Maritime Defense Show, which has kicked off in Russia’s northwestern gem city of St. Petersburg.
An array of science-fiction-like technologies would most likely make their debut. US and Chinese warships battle at sea, firing everything from cannons to cruise missiles to lasers. Stealthy Russian and American fighter jets dogfight in the air, with robotic drones flying as their wingmen. Show More Summary
An array of science-fiction-like technologies would likely make their debut U.S. and Chinese warships battle at sea, firing everything from cannons to cruise missiles to lasers. Stealthy Russian and American fighter jets dogfight in the air, with robotic drones flying as their wingmen. Show More Summary
U.S. and Chinese warships battle at sea, firing everything from cannons to cruise missiles to lasers. Stealthy Russian and American fighter jets dogfight in the air, with robotic drones flying as their wingmen. Hackers in Shanghai and Silicon Valley duel in digital playgrounds. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Eurasia Don't count on it... Russia will build 24 nuclear-capable hypersonic missiles over the next decade, according to a new report. This month, Jane’s Intelligence Review published a report revealing that Russia secretly tested its Yu-71 hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) from an SS-19 missile in February of this year. Show More Summary
With an aggressive Russian policy in Ukraine, Crimea and the Baltic States and Putin's announcement that Russia would add more than 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) to its nuclear arsenal, there is much talk -- most recently...Show More Summary
(YouTube link) What would it look like if you got shot in the eyes with Nerf darts -those little missiles with suction cups on them? Charles Tietjen shows us. It’s not pretty, but it’s not beyond your capacity to handle. It gets even better when he starts looking around. Show More Summary
The Russian Pantsir-S1 air defense system can detect and destroy any plane, helicopter, guided bomb or ballistic missile. It can even strike the Tomahawks Block-IV cruise missiles. It simply annihilates everything in the sky - no wonder why experts consider it the best in the world.
New arms race fears have been prompted by the hypersonic missile currently being developed in Russia. The missiles can reportedly transport nuclear warheads and “breach existing missile defense systems,” according to military experts. Show More Summary
The USS Laboon is on a three-day visit to the Georgian city of Batumi to take part in the joint drills with the local coast guard as part of the US declared commitment to provide security to its allies located close to Russia, which Moscow lawfully perceives as a blatant military buildup on its borders.
France will supply Georgia with advanced air defense missile systems in line with a contract signed in Paris earlier this month, a Georgian news website reported on Saturday.
The three top world superpowers, the United States, China, and Russia are in a new arms race to develop hypersonic missiles and aircraft. In order to be classified as hypersonic, missiles and aircraft would need to travel at Mach 5. Mach 5 is approximately 3,800 mph. Show More Summary
Washington is walking a tightrope in the East Asian region: the Sino-American hypersonic missile arm race may prompt a rapid escalation of tensions between the two sides with certain destabilizing effects, military expert Eleni G. Ekmektsioglou notes.
Extremely maneuverable, ultra-fast and elusive, the hypersonic Yu-71 can break through any missile defense system, military experts said. Russia has reportedly carried out four tests already.
ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi fighters fired missiles at storage tanks at an Aden refinery on Saturday, starting a large fire, and 14 people were killed in clashes between the Houthis and Saudi-led forces near the southern port city, witnesses and residents said.
Russian engineers are working on a new signal suppression system that could block cruise missiles and communication of satellites, said Yuri Maevskiy, the Deputy Director of Radio-Electronic Technologies Concern.
Large fire starts after rebel forces fire missiles at oil storage tanks in southern port city.
Here comes yet another drone-zapping laser: A German missile manufacturer built this Death Star-like beam to protect world leaders. And it works, too: in a field test, it took down a mini-drone in three seconds flat. More »
Behold, the latest laser built for frying rogue drones. A German missile manufacturer built this Death Star-like beam to protect world leaders. And it works, too: in a field test, it took down a mini-drone in three seconds flat. Read more...
"Due to a target malfunction, the test wasn't conducted and an interceptor wasn't launched," said Rick Lehner, a spokesman for the U.S. Defense Department agency. No comment was immediately available from Lockheed. Raytheon Co, which...Show More Summary