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The head of Air Force Special Operations Command says he is in the market for a directed energy beam weapon and plans to look at acquisitions possibilities as part of the 2017 defense budget. Such a weapon could be used to knock out communications and power stations without the devastation and loss of life caused […]

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Military leaders from within the science and technology community told lawmakers Tuesday on Capitol Hill that emerging anti-access/area-denial threats and a rapidly changing global technological environment have shaped investments in Pentagon scientific research and next-generation weapons development. Officials from across the services and the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency said the Pentagon plans to boost […]

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It’s Friday and we here at Defense Tech have a case of Olympic fever with the Opening Ceremonies scheduled for this evening in London. In the spirit of the games we felt a Olympic themed post was necessary. But whats there to write about in regards to military tech unless you go down the depressing […]

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