The FCS program and the reasons for its failure

The FCS program and the reasons for its failure

15 years ago, the Pentagon closed the promising and ambitious Future Combat Systems program. An attempt to create a number of new samples and systems encountered serious problems and did not give the desired...
Railgun in Chinese

Railgun in Chinese

China has been working on the topic of rail guns for a long time and is already testing such weapons. Some details of these projects, which are of great interest, appear in the public press....
Fibrotex ULCANS camouflage system for the US Army

Fibrotex ULCANS camouflage system for the US Army

The US Army receives and uses the ULCANS camouflage system manufactured by Fibrotex. Such products replace old camouflage networks and provide protection against surveillance in different...
Project "Alabuga" and unhealthy sensations

Project "Alabuga" and unhealthy sensations

The Russian electromagnetic pulse weapon project “Alabuga” has once again attracted the attention of the press and blogs. However, this time instead of news there were unhealthy sensations....
Japan began testing a railgun on a mother ship

Japan began testing a railgun on a mother ship

Japan has developed a naval artillery mount based on an electromagnetic gun. A prototype of such a product has already been installed on the carrier ship and the first tests have been carried out....
Diagrams of nuclear warheads

Diagrams of nuclear warheads

In the past, several basic schemes for a nuclear warhead were developed and implemented. Some of them have proven their effectiveness and are still used today ....
XNUMXD printing in the military

XNUMXD printing in the military

XNUMXD printing technologies are developing and finding application in various fields, including in the military field. Technologies and equipment of this kind can be useful in the production, repair, and even...
France tests first hypersonic aircraft

France tests first hypersonic aircraft

France has tested an experimental hypersonic aircraft for the first time. The developments under the VMaX project in the future may find application in the development of advanced weapons of various ...
Electricity from a Laser Beam: DARPA POWER Research Program

Electricity from a Laser Beam: DARPA POWER Research Program

The DARPA agency is working on promising ways to transfer energy over a distance. So, within the framework of the POWER program, the possibility of supplying energy with the help of laser beams is being studied ....
Pele project: a reactor that is always with you

Pele project: a reactor that is always with you

Nuclear technology in the military is experiencing an unexpected renaissance - growing power consumption requires compact and long-lasting sources of electricity. The Americans once again decided to acquire ...