Tag: US Navy
US Navy loading up on LASER MACHINE GUNS
The US Navy is about to go a bit Star Wars, after signing an agreement with Boeing and military suppliers BAE Systems to start work on a seafaring version of the Mk 38 Mod 2 Tactical Laser System. Yep, laser…
The Lite Machines "Voyeur coaxial-rotor VTOL UAV" (US Navy spy-copter)
One of modern life’s great pleasures is cruising YouTube for odd videos of experimental technology. A lunatic on a rocket bike. An inventor with a death-wish positioning his head a few inches from a spinning rotor. A man risking carbon monoxide poisoning and all kinds of exotic death by using jet engines he bought off the Russian eBay in his garage.
And today, this – a twin-propeller, hand-launched spy helicopter drone thing you carry around with you in a tube until it requires deployment in a spying situation. Then you set it free like a dove of peace.
Maker Lite Machines was commissioned to come up with this spying “solution” by the US Navy…
US Navy boasting about how hard its new railgun is
The US Navy has been boasting about its military might on the internet, releasing photos and videos of its magnetism-powered new railgun to the masses. It’s the sort of thing you expect of Middle-Eastern countries or North Korea, not the USA.
The US Navy boffins are so pleased with themselves and their awesome new way of keeping the world in check, they’ve put a few videos of their rail-gun being tested up on YouTube. Here’s one: