Because once the tornado dissipates, the first thing you want to see in the sky is a missile headed straight at you.
The Navaho missile never flew, but the technology it spawned shaped the nation's first generation of intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Who says military drones only belong in the air? The Navy has gotten into the game, test firing missiles from a 36-foot inflatable hulled, remote-controlled boat. Six anti-armor missiles successfully struck floating targets over two miles away, fired by personnel onshore at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.
While sports fans gear up for the London 2012 summer Olympics, the residents of Bow Quarter, a batch of residents in London aren't too happy. Why is that? They're concerned about the government's plans to install missile launchers on their roofs!
It sure seems like a good idea: we've got all these intercontinental ballistic missiles lying around with nothing to do, under an hour from striking anywhere on Earth, plus a bunch of terrorists running around Afghanistan. So why not just use one against the other? The Air Force is thinking about doing just that.
We're never going to get to The Future at this rate. The Department of Defense is cutting two big sci-fi-ish projects in an effort to funnel its resources toward more practical research. Namely, both the Airborne Laser and the Multiple...
You probably saw this propaganda photo from Iran last week, showing a quartet of dangerous-looking missiles simultaneously launching in a test exercise. It became immediately obvious to anyone with half a brain that the shot was Photoshopped, with an...