Military Technology

US officials consider new tool to combat mine spills: Robots

Jan 31, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency is considering new technology to explore the polluted mysteries inside old mines

Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prison

Jan 17, 2018

Federal prisons officials have tested a jamming technology officials hope will help combat the threat posed by cellphones possessed by inmates behind bars

Russia takes aim at US over series of Syria drone attacks

Jan 10, 2018

Russia's Defense Ministry says a recent series of drone attacks on its military bases in Syria would have required assistance from a country possessing satellite navigation technology _ a statement that appeared to be aimed at the United States

As tensions ease, China keeps building on disputed islands

Dec 14, 2017

Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy

China criticizes India over drone crash inside border

Dec 7, 2017

Beijing is objecting to an Indian drone's intrusion into its airspace after the unmanned vehicle crashed in Chinese territory

North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online

Nov 9, 2017

North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online

The launch of Sputnik 60 years ago opened space era

Oct 4, 2017

The launch of the world's first satellite 60 years ago by the Soviet Union ushered in the space era and showcased Moscow's military might and technological prowess

Hawaii man, South Korean national charged in bribery case

Sep 28, 2017

A Hawaii man and a South Korean national were charged in the soliciting of $2.8 million in bribes to steer more than $400 million worth of Army engineering and construction work to a South Korea-based company

US agencies ordered to stop using Russian company's software

Sep 14, 2017

U.S. federal agencies are being told to stop using computer software supplied by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about its ties to the Russian government and its spy agencies

The Latest: SKorea faces 'unprecedented security threat'

Sep 8, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says more launchers were added to a contentious high-tech missile defense system because his country faces an unprecedented security threat from North Korea