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The U.S. Army’s Laser Weapons Future Has Arrived

(Washington, D.C.) The Army is preparing to incinerate enemy weapons targets in an upcoming in a laser-off firing of its emerging Stryker-armed 50-kilowatt laser weapon designed to destroy drones, helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and incoming enemy missiles. …
bubmag
November 5, 2019
Drones

Build your own drone for just $60 with this DIY kit

Before they had their historic first flight in 1903, the Wright Brothers had to endure countless failures, crash landings, and false starts. One wonders what they'd make of today's drones, which any non-pilot can just turn and launch with no training. Or bet…
bubmag
November 2, 2019
Drones

Russia’s Predator Drone Flew Strikes in Syria

Russias Orion drone has completed combat trials in Syria and is now beginning to equip units in Russia for further testing, state media reported on Nov. 1, 2019. The armed, satellite-controlled Orion, a product of the Kronshtadt Group, roughly is similar to …
bubmag
November 2, 2019
Drones

How did Blade Runner’s tech predictions stack up?

The BBC's Szu Ping Chan takes a look at the futuristic technology depicted in 1982's Blade Runner, which was set in November 2019. It now being November 2019, how did it do? We're doing great on telecommunications and despoiling the planet, but not well on th…
bubmag
November 1, 2019