NowThis Future - The cyborg dragonfly
This cyborg dragonfly is basically a living, breathing drone
Russia claims it can wipe out US Navy with single 'electronic bomb'
Russia has claimed it can disable the entire US Navy in one fell swoop using powerful electronic signal jamming.
I Wore a $400,000 F-35 Helmet and It Blew My Mind
Let me get this out of the way: the trillion dollar F-35 fighter jet program is an embarrassing mess. But it’s hard not to marvel at the very expensive technology’s promises. This conflict squeezed my...
Here's The Army's Awesome New Gear To Protect Soldiers
The Army has announced new body armor, helmets, combat shirts, and pelvic protectors that weigh less, allow soldiers to move more easily, and provide better protection from blasts and bullets than the...
Air Force Unveils First Image Of Northrop Grumman B-21 Bomber
The Air Force unveiled the first image of a new long-range bomber to be built by Northrop Grumman in California and said it would be designated the B-21.
Tennessee Declares The Massive .50 Cal Barrett M82 Rifle Its Official State Firearm
​The Volunteer State is not messing around.​​ Tennessee decided to go big or go home; it's named the .50 Cal Barrett M82 Rifle as its official state firearm. The state Senate approved a measure naming...
These Are The Air Force's 10 Most Expensive Planes To Operate
E-4 Nightwatch Who knew the President’s mobile command post was an E-4? With all the latest and greatest gear to keep flying in the midst of all-out nuclear war and all its top secret countermeasures...
Here's How Every Aircraft Carrier In The World Stacks Up To The U.S. Navy's
Only a handful of countries have aircraft carriers in their arsenals. They form an exclusive club, one whose members have decided their interests stretch so far from their own waters they need to put ...
Japan Unveils New Stealth Fighter
Next month, Japan is going to fly their latest fighter, and they’re hoping no one notices. Well, not no one exactly, but as with every stealth fighter, the goal is a visual spectacle and a tiny radar ...
These Graphics Show The Crucial Differences Between The World's 3 Types Of Aircraft Carrier
Aircraft carriers are the ultimate symbol of a country's military power and prestige. These floating islands of military power take years to build, and they do not come cheap: The first of the US's ne...
The Cannons on the B-29 Bomber Were a Mid-Century Engineering Masterpiece
Designed and built in the early 1940's, the supremely advanced B-29 Superfortress first flew over 70 years ago in September of 1944. Built by Boeing and based on the highly successful platform of the ...
Armor Plating With Built-In Transparent Ceramic Eyes
Usually, it’s a tradeoff: If you want maximum physical protection, whether from biting predators or exploding artillery shells, that generally compromises your ability to see. But sea-dwelling creatur...
Russia Reveal Giant Nuclear Torpedo In State TV 'Leak'
The Kremlin says secret plans for a Russian long-range nuclear torpedo - called "Status-6" - should not have appeared on Russian TV news.The leak happened during a report on state-run Channel One abou...
Do Israel's New Fighter Jets Mean Stealth Is Going Out Of Style?
For decades, military planners have touted the age of the stealth airplane. But an order for new jets from the Israeli Air Force tells us it may all be coming to an end. Israel just did something a we...
The Solution To Feeding The World's Growing Population Doesn't Require Any Sunlight Or Soil
The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no longer meet the demands of all those hungry bellies? ...
Northrop beats Boeing for crucial Pentagon bomber contract
The Pentagon has picked Northrop Grumman to design and build the new top-secret Long Range Strike Bomber for the Air Force, beating out a team led by Boeing for the most significant military aircraft ...