air forceUS Air Force Combat Laser Shoots Down Air Launched Missiles

he Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) used a ground-based version of a combat laser weapon system shoot down of multiple air-launched missiles in flight.

militaryUS Air Force Has a Breakthrough Material

The US Air Force Research Lab has a new material that reacts to a shock wave like a one-way switch. The foam-like structure that contains a series of specifically-engineered tiny holes that determine the overall behavioral characteristics. Above – An …

militaryF-35 Stealth Fighter Will Have 50% More Missiles

Lockheed has figured out how to increase the missiles carried by the F-35 stealth fighter from four to six. This was difficult because the missiles must be carried inside in order to maintain stealth. A rack adaptor allows them to …