navy

Sure looks like China has a ship-mounted railgun

Ever since Eraser, everyone wants a railgun. Turns out China is no exception. Some photos posted by Dafeng Cao, a Twitter user who keeps close tabs on Chinese military developments, show a ship-mounte

Rolls-Royce planning autonomous naval ship for patrol, surveillance and mine detection

Rolls-Royce is designing an autonomous naval ship capable of patrol, surveillance, mine detection and fleet screening. The latest version of the ship is 60m long and capable of traveling for 100 day

Crunch Report | Cyclists Don’t Like Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

The U.S. Navy deploys a few drone boats, First Round's annual holiday video gets released, 7-Eleven and Flirtey get us closer to drone delivery and cyclists don't like Uber's self-driving cars. All th

The U.S. Navy is using drone boat swarms to keep harbors safe

The U.S. Navy is testing a team of drone boats to protect harbors here and abroad. The boats, which are basically autonomous versions of the Rigid Hull Inflatable, are connected to a AI routing system

Navy researchers develop ‘Iron Man’ style in-helmet HUD for divers

Researchers at the U.S. Navy have created a high-tech, in-helmet display for divers in the service that looks like something out of "Iron Man" — perhaps one of Stark's early prototypes. The inventio

Things That Can Kill You In the Ocean, Part XII: Sea Drones

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/image4.jpeg" />So you're in a submarine, safe beneath the ocean waves. You're pretty safe, right? Wrong. Apparently DARPA is working on S

Navy UAV sets endurance record of 26 hours 1 minute

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/iontiger.jpg" />Twenty-six hours and one minute. That's how long a new, unmanned, experimental Navy aircraft flew through the air during

Computer systems aboard British Royal Navy warships get a virus

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/navy.jpg">A few weeks ago, we read about how the British Royal Navy would be installing Windows XP on some of its submarines. Oh boy, did

British Royal Navy installs XP on submarines

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/xp.jpg" />Citing affordability and ease-of-maintenance thanks to off-the-shelf parts, he British Royal Navy is rolling out a customized v

Navy designing UAV-borne drug-sniffer bots

Do they have so many boats to inspect that they can’t just hover over them to detect the good stuff? I guess so, because the Navy is spending a mint to create a “sensitive miniaturized sni

Navy creates Rail Gun, now working on Quad Damage

Every step real life takes towards being more like a Schwarzenegger movie is a step in the right direction. I wouldn’t mind being killed by one of these things as long as my gravestone says &#82

Korean Navy Endorses Starcraft Team

This only happens in Korea, I swear. My countrymen love them some Starcraft and the mandatory military service hinders that love, but no longer. In April the Air Force profiled the King of the Terran

Anti-Terrorism Weapon Doesn't Kill, Makes You Puke

Who cares about CeBit, GDC, PMA and CTIA when this year’s Navy Opportunity Forum for small businesses has weapons that shoot invisible wall-penetrating beams that make people dizzy and puke? My