Watch this awesome electromagnetic catapult test on an aircraft carrier

This is going to be so cool. The US Navy commissioned an electromagnetic launcher for testing on the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier and the system will be much more efficient and smoother in launching planes in the future. It’s the first time things have been shot off the ship without the old steam catapult system »9/08/15 11:30pm9/08/15 11:30pm

The U.S. Navy Wants to Buy Zero-Day Security Flaws From You

Identified a security hole in a piece of well-known software? You could alert the maker to keep everyone safe — or you could sell it to the U.S. Navy, which will buy the information from you in order to build software to exploit the hole. »6/15/15 4:15am6/15/15 4:15am

Noted eagle eye and EFF Investigative Researcher Dave Maass happened on an… »6/15/15 4:15am6/15/15 4:15am

This Nuclear Carrier Is Leaving the Atomic Winter Behind

Somehow this photo of the fourth nuclear-powered aircraft carrier of the United States makes us feel like this cruel winter will never end. USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment on March 11, 2015, and left the frozen Eastern Coast for warmer seas. [Mass Communication… »3/11/15 3:09pm3/11/15 3:09pm

US Navy to publicly show its railgun for the first time ever

The US Navy will publicly show their formidable railgun at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington D.C. on February 4. The formidable electromagnetic cannon launches solid projectiles over 100 nautical miles at more than six times the speed of sound. You can see it in action here: »1/24/15 4:18am1/24/15 4:18am

The Navy's Smart New Stealth Anti-Ship Missile Can Plan Its Own Attack

America's primary anti-ship missile, the Harpoon, has been in service now for close to 40 years and the Navy has been very reluctant to evolve when it comes to its anti-ship capabilities. Times are changing, with China's Navy on the rise and Russia flexing its muscle, the Cold War staple just won't do. Enter… »12/04/14 1:16pm12/04/14 1:16pm

This Destroyer Is The World's Largest Remote Controlled Vehicle 

What does the Navy do when it needs to know for sure that a new weapon system or electronic countermeasure works, not just under stringent lab-like settings or at a land based range, but in its intended operating environment? They put it to sea on a giant remote controlled Destroyer and throw live missiles at it. »12/01/14 3:44pm12/01/14 3:44pm