The Pentagon Is Spending Millions on Hunter Drones With Nets

The Pentagon Is Spending Millions on Hunter Drones With Nets BY PATRICK TUCKER FEBRUARY 3, 2020 Shooting drones down over cities isn’t ideal. Nabbing them in midair is an intriguing alternative. After an F-22 Raptor nearly collided with a cheap drone in 2017, the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command received permission to shoot down unmanned flying objects that get too […]

In victory for Beijing, Britain welcomes ‘high risk’ Huawei

In victory for Beijing, Britain welcomes ‘high risk’ Huawei By: Bradley Bowman and Annie Fixler       FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, the logos of Huawei are displayed at its retail shop window reflecting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing. Security experts say the U.S. government is likely exaggerating the threat […]

Army seeks robots to supply its big guns with ammunition

Army seeks robots to supply its big guns with ammunition By: Kelsey D. Atherton       Supply artillery in the field autonomously means robots that can safely navigate unfamiliar and rough terrain, without jeopardizing their explosive cargo. (Photo courtesy of the Army Applications Laboratory)  Before a howitzer can fire a shell, a series of humans have to […]