10 biggest weapons stories of 2017

Concealed carry guns, lasers, sound weapons that attack invisibly, new nuclear bombs….Reveals of new weapons – both personal protection and military use – were big this year. Not just in the sheer number, but in the wide range of types of weaponry.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/29/10-biggest-weapons-stories-2017.html

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AUSA 2017: 4 amazing land vehicles at this year's show

Armored vehicles with laser weapons, silent motorcycles that can run on jet fuel, self-driving ATVs and futuristic Chevy trucks – there were a lot of eye-popping vehicles in the nation’s capital this week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/13/ausa-2017-4-amazing-land-vehicles-at-this-years-show.html

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DSEI: Where the world's militaries window shop

Tanks, fighter jets, drones, armored fighting vehicles, laser weapons, bomb defusing robots – and even submarines. These are just a few of the latest military and security innovations from around the world on offer at the Defence and Security Equipment International Show (DSEI) in the U.K. this week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/12/dsei-where-worlds-militaries-window-shop.html

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SEALS, Tucano planes and more than 3,300 pounds of weapons

With more than 3,300 pounds of weapons, the fierce Super Tucano can swoop in to unleash hefty firepower from above and save lives of warfighters on the ground.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/01/seals-tucano-planes-and-more-than-3300-pounds-weapons.html

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Sound weapons that deliver invisible ammo in spotlight after American diplomats injured

The alleged attack on US State Department officials in Cuba has made weapons that use sound a national conversation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/25/sound-weapons-that-deliver-invisible-ammo-in-spotlight-after-american-diplomats-injured.html

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Hackers could start a nuclear war by taking control of Trident submarines and launching 'catastrophic' attacks, experts warn

Hackers could take control of Britain’s atomic weapons and use them to start a “catastrophic” global nuclear war, tech experts have warned.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/hackers-could-start-nuclear-war-by-taking-control-trident-submarines-and-launching-catastrophic-attacks-experts-warn.html

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Orlando nightclubs deploy radar technology to detect weapons

Some nightclubs in Orlando are looking to deploy radar-based weapons detection technology in the aftermath of last year’s deadly mass shooting at gay nightclub Pulse..

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/17/orlando-nightclubs-deploy-radar-technology-to-detect-weapons.html

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The Marines now have robots that carry and fire heavy machine guns

We’ve seen all sorts of weapons mounted on drones, and military drones already wield impressive firepower, but that doesn’t mean we’re done building crazy machines with fire power.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/04/marines-now-have-robots-that-carry-and-fire-heavy-machine-guns.html

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'Pike' is a handheld, powerful, and precision-guided weapon

Raytheon is taking the sort of powerful and accurate weapons that are typically seen on vehicles and aircraft and putting them literally into the hands of dismounted military teams.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/23/pike-is-handheld-powerful-and-precision-guided-weapon.html

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America's new high-tech aircraft carriers are more important than ever, experts say

Sophisticated anti-ship weapons and concerns about the U.S. Navy’s global ‘reach’ highlight the importance of America’s new state-of-the-art aircraft carriers, according to naval experts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/15/americas-new-high-tech-aircraft-carriers-are-more-important-than-ever-experts-say.html

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Lockheed Martin's modular ATHENA laser weapon is headed to production

The US military already has a few high-powered laser weapons at its disposal, but it’s about to get a hell of a lot more.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/09/lockheed-martin-modular-athena-laser-weapon-is-headed-to-production.html

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