Military Technology

Former Defense Secretary Harold Brown dies at 91

Jan 6, 2019

Former Defense Secretary Harold Brown, who guided American military during the Carter administration, dies at 91

Trump gives new Pentagon chief a taste of his world view

Jan 2, 2019

On his first working day in charge of the Pentagon, Pat Shanahan got a taste of President Donald Trump's scattershot way of looking at the world

Army looks for a few good robots, sparks industry battle

Dec 28, 2018

Army looks for a few good robots, sparks competition to provide next generation of battlefield assistants

Ethiopia sets 2022 for Nile dam's completion amid delays

Dec 13, 2018

Ethiopia's controversial Nile River dam will not be completed until 2022, more than four years behind schedule, because of possible defects with the hydro-electrical plant's equipment, an official said Thursday

China unveils stealth combat drone in development

Nov 7, 2018

A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country's growing aerospace prowess

Defense contractors Harris, L3 Technologies to merge

Oct 15, 2018

Harris Corp., L3 Technologies merging to form one of world's largest defense contractors

Report: Pentagon weapons systems vulnerable to cyber attacks

Oct 9, 2018

A federal report says Defense Department weapons programs are vulnerable to cyberattacks and the Pentagon has been slow to protect the systems which are increasingly reliant on computer networks and software

Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

Sep 24, 2018

Germany wants to sell Canada a secondhand drone that's cost over 700 million euros ($823 million) _ without many core components it needs to fly

Group: US, Russia block consensus at 'killer robots' meeting

Sep 3, 2018

A key opponent of high-tech, automated weapons known as "killer robots" is blaming countries like US, Russia for blocking consensus at a UN-backed conference

Will Russian hackers affect this year's US election?

Sep 2, 2018

Two years after Russian hackers cast a pall on the election of a U.S. president, America approaches the 2018 vote with trepidation

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