The C-RAM Centurion Tears Up Warheads With a Stream of Hot Lead

The US Navy's Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) is the last line of defense against inbound rocket and missile attacks. When it detects inbound threats, it automatically unleashes a torrent of armor-piercing rounds. And, not content to let the Navy have all the fun, the US Army is currently developing its own… » 5/04/12 11:30am 5/04/12 11:30am

The Navy Wants to Kill Drones With This Ginormous Laser Gun

The Navy has successfully tested its shiniest new toy: the Laser Weapons System (LaWS), which recently "tracked, engaged, and destroyed" a drone in mid-flight. It's not our first laser gun, but it's certainly our best. » 6/01/10 10:20am 6/01/10 10:20am