Stealthy warship USS Zumwalt to test its weapons
USA is preparing a new stealthy warship DDG 1000 (USS Zumwalt). Soon, it will undergo so called ship activation process that includes testing of its weapons assembly of various systems. The ship is less visible to enemy radars thanks to its shape.
9/6/2016, Advanced weapons,
F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is ready for combat
US has a new fighter jet coming. It is F-35A Lightning II and it was officially declared as being ready for combat. Nevertheless, it is still going to be developed and will receive many software updates that should improve its capabilities.
8/3/2016, Advanced weapons,
Missiles are going to be 3D-printed
Modern warfare will bring some interesting stuff. Raytheon company is already trying to use 3D-printing technology to create parts of missiles. That allows them to manufacture the missiles much faster.
7/15/2016, 3D print,
Electromagnetic railguns being developed for US Navy
Electromagnetic railguns are under development for some time and US Navy considers to use them in the future. Such weapons are extremely expensive but their shots are relatively cheap. The missiles may achieve speeds up to Mach 7.5.
6/28/2016, Advanced weapons,
US Army plans helicopters with laser weapons
Laser weapons will not be only on jet fighters because Special Operation Commands plans to test these weapons on helicopters too. We can expect laser weapons on famous Apache helicopters in the near future.
6/2/2016, Advanced weapons,
US Navy will release Blackwing drones from underwater
US Navy's submarines will have a new equipment in the near future. The new Blackwing spy drones will be used in these submarines and they can be released from underwater. They are collapsed into very small 3-inch launch tube.
5/25/2016, Advanced weapons,
Star Wars coming to reality, Air Force plans laser weapons
The U.S. Air Force plans to use laser weapons in the near future. They want to use laser weapons in both air and ground attacks if they are able to solve today's problems of the technology such as dimensions and small power.
5/16/2016, Advanced weapons,