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Space Weapons

Orbital Weapons Platform

John Geoghegan | Posted 01.27.2013 | Technology
John Geoghegan

The problem with new technologies is that it's not always clear how useful they are especially in the beginning. Take, for example, the Air Force's X-37B scheduled for its third blast off. Though still in the experimental stage, it seems to be "operating within its designated parameters."

Beyond Bayonets and Battleships

Alfred W. McCoy | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Alfred W. McCoy

Amid all the post-debate chatter, not a single commentator seemed to have a clue when it came to the profound strategic changes encoded in the president's words. Yet for the past four years, the Obama administration has presided over a technological revolution in defense planning.

U.S. Space Program: Bomb Anywhere On Earth In 2 Hours

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While wrestling with wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon is preparing weapons to fight the next battle from space, according to information in ...