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Glitch hits Wyoming ICBM site computers

One-ninth of the U.S. ICBM strike force went offline Saturday, as a series of control errors multiplied beyond the ability of engineers to compensate.

By Oct. 27, 2010


Nice ice for the party

The Kalorik ICBM 30155 Silver Spray Portable Ice Maker produces crystal-clear cubes of ice in as little as 18 minutes.

By May. 28, 2010


Sixty years on, the B-52 is still going strong

The iconic aircraft of the Cold War made its debut flight in 1952. The Air Force says the bomber could easily still be flying in the year 2040.

By Apr. 15, 2012


Doomsday Clock moves 1 minute closer to catastrophe

Blaming a lack of progress on nuclear arms and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists puts humanity at five minutes before a dire midnight.

By Jan. 11, 2012


Top Gun 2: The need for more speed

Kick the tires and light the fires, Mav! Top Gun 2 improves on the original in almost every way, with prettier graphics, more jets, and cooler weapons.

By Aug. 20, 2010


Utilities Updates: AppZapper 1.2.0; Airfoil 2.0.2; Xupport 3.2; AsanteFAST 590 2.4.0; more

Utilities Updates: AppZapper 1.2.0; Airfoil 2.0.2; Xupport 3.2; AsanteFAST 590 2.4.0; more

By Mar. 13, 2006


Interceptor missile to take on ICBMs

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin is getting ready to test an interceptor missile plainly dubbed the Multiple Kill Vehicle.

By May. 23, 2008


Invisible airborne laser also 'deniable'

Boeing tests Advanced Tactical Laser, boasts of pinpoint accuracy.

By Aug. 18, 2008


Airborne Laser sticks to test regimen

Boeing and its directed-energy cohort say the 747-mounted laser weapon continues to pass milestones in testing. But what of it?

By Aug. 20, 2009


Boeing's Airborne Laser still up in the air

The Secretary of Defense sees an operational role for the ABL as "highly questionable," but research continues into the missile-zapping system from on high.

By Apr. 24, 2009