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Did You Hear? The Air Force a Launched Minuteman III ICBM Yesterday

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Did You Hear? The Air Force a Launched Minuteman III ICBM Yesterday

Written by on Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Technology is progressing at a break-neck pace. Engineers are trying to figure out how to equip battleships with lasers, remote-controlled drones are buzzing around the skies, and cyber warfare has become the new big thing in 2012. With all of this ...

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Something Old, Something New: Venerable AC-130s Get Tech Makeover

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Something Old, Something New: Venerable AC-130s Get Tech Makeover

Written by on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

If you had to compile a list of the most successful aircraft in US military history, then the line of AC-130 gunships and the C-130 Hercules that they were based on would both be near the top of the list. These massive ...

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Should the USAF be More Concerned with Cyber Security than Missile Defense?

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Should the USAF be More Concerned with Cyber Security than Missile Defense?

Written by on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

For thousands of years, the best way to figure out which side would win a war was to determine who had the biggest army and the strongest weapons. That’s largely still true today – you’ll never see a hundred people ...

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Why DARPA Wants to Reinvent the Military Industry

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Why DARPA Wants to Reinvent the Military Industry

Written by on Monday, November 12th, 2012

The United States' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency isn’t trying to reinvent the wing, but it is trying to reinvent how we manufacture wings. DARPA wants to tear down the existing military manufacturing process and rebuild the whole thing with a ...

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Did the DoD Forever Change the FPS Video Game Industry?

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Did the DoD Forever Change the FPS Video Game Industry?

Written by on Friday, November 9th, 2012

Beep! Beep! Beep! That’s the sound of the hypocrisy-o-meter going off. The DoD is sending mixed messages about the entertainment industry and the role of SEAL members in the public eye. Remember the controversy surrounding Kathryn Bigelow? She directed a film ...

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