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US Navy to deploy laser for 1st time

In this July 30, 2012, photo provided by the US Navy, a laser weapon sits temporarily installed aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey in San Diego. The Navy plans to deploy its first laser on a ship in 2014, and intends to test an electromagnetic rail gun prototype aboard a vessel within the following two years. AP

Some of the Navy’s futuristic weapons sound like something out of “Star Wars,” with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Trump Jr. ‘stupid’ tweets on Tubbataha rile Filipino netizens

Donald Trump Jr.

The remarks of American businessman Donald Trump Jr. criticizing a US Navy plan to dismantle its minesweeper that is stuck at the Tubbataha Reefs in the Sulu Sea has sparked outrage among netizens and prompted a militant group to ask President Aquino to declare him persona non grata in the Philippines.

Posted: February 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

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