The DF-ZF hypersonic glide vehicle. Photo: People's Daily Online.

China’s Hypersonic Glider Passes New Test

China has successfully completed a seventh flight test of its new hypersonic glide vehicle last week in its northern central Shanxi province, according to an…

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…

Lockheed Martin's Athena laser weapon system defeats a truck target by disabling the engine, demonstrating its military effectiveness against enemy ground vehicles. (Photo courtesy Lockheed Martin)

Lockheed Shows Off Ground-Based Laser System

Lockheed Martin Corp. showed off its new ground-based laser weapon at this week’s Army expo in Washington, D.C. The Bethesda, Maryland-based company displayed its 30-kilowatt…