This Is A Fully Armed F-15SA, The Most Advanced Production Eagle Ever

The F-15SA is the most advanced production F-15 Eagle ever built. Saudi Arabia ordered 84 new build F-15SAs and close to 70 kits to upgrade their existing F-15S fleet to the SA configuration. Just one part of this upgrade is the activation of Eagle’s outboard wing stores stations, which will expand the jet’s already… »7/05/15 10:05am

How This Bug-Inspired Compound Eye Could Transform Missile Seeker Tech

The USAF is working on a fly-like artificial compound eye that could one day be used for seekers on missiles as well as other targeting systems. This is hardly the first time the DoD has looked to mother nature for good ideas, but compound eye technology has the potential to greatly increase the field of view and… »3/11/15 8:31am

These Guided Smart Shells Could Revolutionize The Navy's Dated Deck Guns

Raytheon's 155mm M982 Excalibur extended-range guided artillery shell is being shrunk down to fit into the Mark 45 five inch deck guns that are deployed aboard the Navy's Cruisers and Destroyers. This miniaturized sea-going Excalibur, known as the N5, could triple the range of current five inch shells and offer… »2/24/15 12:25pm

Explosive Art Created With Rocket Fuel, Gunpowder, Propellants and Bullets

Remember the name Matthew Stromberg, because this professor from the Savannah College of Art and Design could be the Michelangelo of munitions (if he manages to stay in one piece). Instead of traditional mediums, Stromberg prefers explosive materials to create his artwork. By damaging "canvases" like metal, wood and… »6/26/08 5:00pm