Articles by Kris Osborn

A high-speed camera captures the first full-energy shots from the Office of Naval Research-funded electromagnetic railgun prototype launcher, Feb. 23, 2012, at a test facility in Dahlgren, Virginia. (Photo by John F. Williams/U.S. Navy)

Navy to Fire Electromagnetic Rail Gun at Sea

The U.S. Navy plans to test-fire a long-range electromagnetic weapon against a floating target at sea later this year as part of the fast-paced development…

A B-2 Spirit from the 509th Bomb Wing, 13th Bomb Squadron Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., prepares to be refueled by a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 434th Air Refueling Wing at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. during a nighttime aerial refueling mission over Southern Kansas, Oct. 21, 2015. (Photo by Benjamin Mota/Air Force)

A Look Inside the B-2 Stealth Bomber

Air Force pilots of the 1980s-era stealthy B-2 Spirit bomber plan to fly the aircraft on attack missions against enemy air defenses well into the…

The New York Air National Guard's 174th Attack Wing conducted their first MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) flying operation from Hancock Field Air National Guard Base and Syracuse Hancock International Airport on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. (Defense Department photo/Eric Miller)

Air Force Drones May Fire Laser Weapons

Air Force drones will one day fire high-tech laser weapons to destroy high-value targets, conduct precision strikes and incinerate enemy locations from the sky, senior…

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Air Force Plans Bomber Contract for September

The Air Force plans to announce a contract award for their new stealthy long-range bomber aircraft in September of this year, service officials told….

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Navy Develops Mini-Drone Sensor

The Naval Research Laboratory is testing a new mini-drone about the size of a compact disc designed to glide into areas with special acoustic, meteorological…