A few well-coordinated attacks could knock out the U.S. electrical grid, according to a news report. Nine, to be precise.
Printing parts for a weapon is one thing – and there’s ample proof-of-concept about to show that 3D printers will only get better at that. But how about a weapon that at least in part builds itself? Chinese scientists say they have found a way to produce liquid metals that self-assemble into various shapes and forms, […]
U.S. Army leaders hope to one day resupply troops with unmanned, ground convoys and pilotless, cargo-carrying drone aircraft. The Pentagon is continuing to build on the experience it has gained with unmanned technology over in Iraq and Afghanistan. U.S. military forces have enjoyed success using small unmanned ground vehicles to search enemy caves and suspected […]
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is scheduled Monday to unveil highlights to the Pentagon’s 2015 proposed budget, but cyber is the expected winner as many parts of the military coffers will shrink. Pentagon leaders have signaled in the lead up to Monday’s announcement that the Defense Department has to increase spending on cyber security as the […]
Soldiers in Afghanistan are experimenting with smartphones engineered to better protect operational datas designed by scientists at Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, or ISIS. Vanderbilt experts and researchers are working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, on a program called Transformative Apps, an effort designed to develop a family of […]