Military Technology

After setbacks, Alaska space business again has high hopes

Jun 1, 2017

Alaska's effort to get into the space business is trying to take off again after a series of setbacks

Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

May 30, 2017

The Pentagon scored an important success Tuesday in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program

NKorean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

May 29, 2017

North Korea's latest missile test may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing it can strike at will against South Korea and U.S. forces in the region

US to announce $110 billion Saudi arms sale as Trump visits

May 19, 2017

U.S. officials say the Trump administration plans to announce $110 billion in advanced military equipment sales and training to Saudi Arabia this weekend as President Donald Trump visits the country

Robots, rappelling, rifles: Showcase of special ops gadgets

May 19, 2017

Robots, rappelling, rifles: It's the yearly showcase of special ops gadgets in Florida

China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

May 19, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he's willing to help ties with South Korea return to a "normal track" amid a rift over Seoul's deployment of a high-tech U.S. missile-defense system to guard against North Korean threats

China's fondness for pirated software raises risks in attack

May 16, 2017

China's fondness for pirated software left it especially vulnerable to the latest global cyberattack

North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

May 15, 2017

North Korea's launch of a longer-range missile shows advances in its technological capabilities and offers the sternest test yet of President Donald Trump's strategy to work with China to combat the threat

Trump to sell attack planes to Nigeria for Boko Haram fight

Apr 10, 2017

The Trump administration is moving ahead the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria as the African nation battles Boko Haram Islamic extremists

Full-go for NC wind farm that politicians claimed is threat

Feb 9, 2017

North Carolina's first large-scale wind farm is fully operational despite efforts by some of the state's most powerful politicians to shut down the $400 million operation as a possible national security threat