These Autonomous Patrol Cars Keep Watch Over Our Nuclear Stockpiles

Monitoring America's nuclear stockpiles is vital but mind-numbingly dull work. So rather than rely on easily distracted human guards, the storage facilities at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) are now being watched by the unblinking eyes of a mobile robotic patrol fleet. » 3/16/14 1:00pm 3/16/14 1:00pm

The Grey Eagle Drone Now Flies for Nearly Two Days Straight

The MQ-1 Predator UAV is one of America's most prolific and productive drones, having notched more than a million hours of flight time since its introduction in 1994. But that doesn't mean there isn't room for continued improvement to the platform. In fact, General Atomics has also been hard at work with a slightly… » 10/28/13 11:30am 10/28/13 11:30am

Smartphones Secure Enough For the NSA

Because BlackBerries and Sidekicks aren't quite secure enough for the NSA—the government agency that knows you called the Nintendo tip hotline way too many times in the late '80s—they're ordering up a bunch of General Dynamics Sectera Edge smartphones. » 10/17/07 6:00pm 10/17/07 6:00pm

General Dynamics GoBook XR-1 Rugged Notebook

This notebook can sure as hell withstand rough handling, but too bad it wouldn't be able to withstand fire, especially from the inside. The GoBook XR-1 will be available later this month. It is powered by a Intel Core Duo processor and includes all of the wireless features (Wi-Fi, WWAN, Bluetooth, GPS) that would make… » 9/08/06 1:44pm 9/08/06 1:44pm