Watch this US Navy ship destroy a flying drone with a laser weapon

US Navy The USS Portland disabled a flying drone with.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2020

The Navy is giving its littoral-combat ships a "soft-kill" weapon to help them fend off torpedoes

The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship is now armed with an emerging ship defense soft-kill countermeasure able to identify, track and destroy incoming enemy torpedo fire, Navy officials said. The servi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 9th, 2018

Power Line: The epic oil glut in photos, leaked documents reveal more industry furloughs, and 3 clean-energy sectors the pandemic is accelerating

David McNew/Getty Images Welcome to Power Line, a weekly energy newsletter brought to you by Business Insider. Here's what you need to know:See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: How the Navy's largest hospital ship can help with the .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 1st, 2020

What we know about the laser a Chinese warship flashed at a US Navy patrol plane

AP Photo/Sang Tan A Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was hit with a weapons-grade laser while it was flying over the P.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 4th, 2020

Watch Chile Protesters Kill A Police Drone Using Hundreds Of Laser Pointers

Watch Chile Protesters Kill A Police Drone Using Hundreds Of Laser .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 15th, 2019

Air Force Set To Deploy Drone Killing Laser Weapon On Military Dune Buggies

Raytheon published a company press release last week that detailed how it "will deploy two prototype high en.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 6th, 2019

Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall

Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2019

US Navy Shoots Down Iranian Drone Over Strait Of Hormuz; Iran Denies

Update: In response to President Trump's announcement earlier in the day that a U.S. Navy ship had “destroyed” an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2019

US Navy Shoots Down Iranian Drone Over Strait Of Hormuz

President Trump announced on Thursday that the amphibious assault ship, the USS Boxer, shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz in a defensive action. MORE: Trump sa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2019

Japanese Tanker Owner Denies Ship Hit By Mine, Says Crew Saw "Flying Objects" Before Attack

For a moment on Thursday, it appeared that the US Navy had produced the 'smoking gun' to which Secretary o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 14th, 2019

Watch This New Drone Taxi Take Off In Vienna 

An Austrian aerospace company and its Chinese partner demonstrated its drone-taxi in Vienna Thursday, trying to sell the idea of flying taxis to government officials. Local officials and j.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 7th, 2019

Navy Ready To "Burn Boats" With New Laser Weapon

In 2021, for the first time, the U.S. is expected to integrate a directed energy weapon system into a guided missile destroyer, USNI News reported.  "We are going to burn the boats.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 25th, 2019

Competition to build the Navy"s MQ-25 flying tanker shows how drone fighters are taking on new roles

The U.S. military has come to rely on drones .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 25th, 2018

A new precision weapon allows the Navy"s F-35 to destroy targets in stealth mode

US Air Force/Staff .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2018

Watch Drone Taxi "SureFly" Lift Off In Its First Manned Flight

The era of flying taxis could be near. As we explained in March, more than a dozen drone and flying automobile manufacturers have already passed concept.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 6th, 2018

U.S. Navy Ship That Rescued 40 People from Deadly Shipwreck Is Still at Sea as Italy Refuses Boats Carrying Migrants Safe Harbor

The ship contacted rescue vessel Sea-Watch, who refused to take the bodies and the survivors on board without Italy's guarantee of safe harbor......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2018

The Air Force has picked a base to test the military"s new long-range anti-ship missile

Air Force Global Strike Command has picked Ellsworth Air Force Base to test the Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile. The LRASM is designed as a standoff naval weapon for use by the Navy and Air Force.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 25th, 2018

The US Navy is trying to keep up with Russia"s submarines, and now it"s asking for more gear to hunt them

The US Navy is trying to keep up with Russia's submarines, and now it's asking for more gear to hunt themNOW WATCH: The Navy is building an autonomous underwater drone to hunt.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 28th, 2018

Watch Russian Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile Destroy Mock Enemy Vessel

According to the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 1st, 2018

Raytheon Laser 1, Drone 0

Recent tests show lasers are a viable weapon for defense against drones -- but are they a viable revenue stream for Raytheon?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 14th, 2018

Boeing wins contract to build four flying drone tankers for the Navy

In a contest to build the first drone that wi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 30th, 2018