Military Technology

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

Navy: Wind farm opposed by GOP lawmakers won't harm radar

Jan 20, 2017

The Pentagon is disagreeing with North Carolina Republicans who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power data centers for Amazon.com Inc. poses a threat to national security

Tissue, organ research institute to benefit injured soldiers

Dec 21, 2016

The Department of Defense is providing $80 million to establish a bio-research and manufacturing institute in Manchester to develop tissues and organs for injured American soldiers and other patients

Connecticut undersea warfare center welcomes new commander

Sep 21, 2016

The outgoing commander of an undersea warfighting center in Connecticut says he's been working to make sure technology being developed for the Navy's submarine fleet is useful when it gets into sailors' hands

US Navy gives look inside futuristic $4.4B Zumwalt destroyer

Sep 10, 2016

The U.S. Navy gave a first look inside the stealthy and futuristic Zumwalt destroyer on Friday during the ship's first port stop at a Rhode Island naval station

Unusual N. Korea seismic activity likely means 5th nuke test

Sep 9, 2016

North Korea detonated its fifth atomic device on Friday, South Korean officials said, with Seoul and international monitors detecting unusual seismic activity near the North's northeastern nuclear test site