The Pentagon is looking ahead several decades toward future fleets of rotorcraft -- and working now to lay the plans for getting there.
And by future, we're talking 2030. Let's just hope the planners, builders, and budgeteers keep an open mind to how technology evolves over the next two decades.
The defense contractor is ready to mount a 10-kilowatt solid-state laser on a big Oshkosh HEMTT vehicle. Then comes the real test.
Northrop Grumman and the Navy test fire a solid-state, high-energy laser from a moving ship on assortment of objects, including remotely driven boats and land-based targets.
The aerospace giant revives its X-45C unmanned aircraft for a new project that it expects to get off the ground in December 2010.
Following the disclosure by CNET of a secret proposal to transfer Internet governance to the U.N., the Russian Federation has revised its plan, toning down the language but not the thrust of the document.
Northrop Grumman strings together seven laser systems to get a single beam at 105.5 kilowatts, and thus enters into weapons-grade territory.
If the U.S. fights a nuclear war, top military brass could run it from aboard the National Airborne Operations Center. CNET Road Trip 2013 went on board one of the militarized 747s.
A group of European telcos is defending a controversial proposal to radically alter the architecture of the Web and its governance. But the rhetoric has done little to slow critics.
The scandal surrounding the US National Security Agency is no laughing matter, of course. But it's hard not to look for telling lines in the agency's new job listing.