Featured in our robot overlords
DARPA is developing an air-launched drone missile that fires air-to-air missiles
"The LongShot program changes the paradigm of air combat operations."
The Marine Corps is eyeing a long-range robot boat that can nail targets with kamikaze drones
The service wants the Long Range Unmanned Surface Vessel to back up grunts in the Indo-Pacific region.
The Army is working on super-nimble swole-bots
Come with me if you want to lift.
The Army is testing ammo-hauling drones to resupply soldiers during a firefight
Army maneuver officials are testing quadcopter drones capable of carrying ammunition, water and other supplies into battle, a "promising" concept that could eliminate the danger of resupplying infantry units in...
The Army just got its hands on a robot .50 cal to play with
The age of weaponized robots storming the battlefield alongside humans soldiers is officially upon us
The Pentagon wants to pit a fighter pilot against an AI-controlled jet in a real-life dogfight
Following a recent virtual dogfight between an artificial intelligence program and an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, the Pentagon is raising the stakes and will pit an AI-controlled jet against a...
The Air Force just tested robot dogs as backup for security forces
The Air Force deployed an unusual new system during a recent exercise: "robot dogs" designed to enhance the situational awareness of security forces during a mission
Former Navy TOPGUN instructor: AI that beat human pilot in simulated dogfight would have ‘crashed and burned’ in real world
An artificial intelligence algorithm absolutely destroyed a seasoned U.S. fighter pilot last week in a simulated dogfight, a result some observers say was to be expected
These robot battle buddies could be a game changer for the Army
The U.S. Army Research Lab recently paired a human soldier with a battlefield robot in the first real-world demonstration of how robots can give American troops the edge in a...
AI wins flawless victory against human F-16 fighter pilot in DARPA dogfight
DARPA’s AlphaDogfight trials have officially come to a close with Heron Systems’ incredible artificial intelligence pilot system defeating not only its industry competitors, but going on to secure 5 straight...
The Navy is experimenting with ‘cyborg locusts’ to sniff out explosives
Washington University researchers, funded by the U.S. Navy, reportedly indicate locusts can differentiate between TNT, ammonium nitrate and other bomb-making materials, and locate their origins almost immediately
An Air Force F-16 pilot will face off against an AI adversary in a simulated dogfight. Here’s how you can watch it live
The Air Force plans on pitting a seasoned F-16 fighter pilot against an artificial intelligence adversary for the first time in a simulated dogfight under a new Defense Advanced Research...
The Army just wrapped up its first robot combat vehicle experiment. Here’s what it learned
U.S. Army modernization officials are about to finish the service's first experiment to see whether the Robotic Combat Vehicle effort can make units more deadly on the future battlefield
The Army’s next robot will know when you’re talking trash to it — and know when to talk back
Say it with me now: talking robots
Soldiers are finally getting a robot mule that can haul 1,000 pounds of gear
The Army is poised to award a contract this month to produce hundreds of robotic mules to tackle the scourge of hauling tons of gear and other bullshit downrange
A single Navy pilot just flew 2 unmanned EA-18G Growlers in a first-of-its-kind experiment
The U.S. Navy just demonstrated that two EA-18G Growlers can be autonomously controlled by a manned fighter in a first-of-its-kind test for the specialized electronic warfare aircraft
Army selects 2 firms to build new light and medium robotic combat vehicles
The U.S. Army has announced that it plans to strike deals with QinetiQ North America and Textron Systems to build versions of the Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV)
Don’t worry, Maverick: Army chief says unmanned systems won’t fully replace pilots
"You've got 30 Rangers going somewhere and they look up and there's no one there? You know, like 'Good luck.' I don't see that."
The Navy wants to teach its robot warships to talk
he Navy is currently on the hunt for a specialized bridge-to-bridge radio system for unmanned surface vessels that will allow the robot warships to "talk" to other vessels by converting...
The Army wants to stick cyborg implants into soldiers by 2050 and it’s absolutely insane
The DoD wants to connect your brain to machines
The Army’s new EOD robot looks like WALL-E on a diet of Rip-Its and dip
Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians may be overworked and understaffed, but at least they're getting a brand new robot best friend to help them avoid accidental detonation
The Army’s new robot mule is here to haul all your bullsh*t for you
The U.S. Army just awarded a contract worth $162 million to General Dynamics Land Systems to produce remote-controlled robotic mule vehicles to transport heavy combat necessities so small units won't...
Marine grunts’ next battle buddy: a robot .50 cal that fires kamikaze drones
The Marine Corps is loading up one of its experimental unmanned ground vehicle with a buttload of firepower
Behold the Navy’s new Hellfire-laden robot mine-hunter
Textron Systems is working with the Navy to turn a mine-sweeping unmanned surface vessel designed to work with Littoral Combat Ships into a mine-hunting craft armed with Hellfire missiles and...
This squid-like drone is an underwater bomb designed to attack warships, either alone on in a swarm
The device, named the Sea Hunting Autonomous Reconnaissance Drone (SHARD), is being marketed by the Australian arms manufacturer DefendTex