#Defence

Romanian Engineer Creates Flying Saucer

2 years ago — Long Read

A Romanian engineer has created a working flying saucer. Seriously. Razvan Sabie, inventor of the ADIFO (All-DIrectional Flying Object) says his flying machine is designed "to change the actual paradigm...

Air Force Academy cadet creates bullet-stopping gravy body armour

4 years ago — Quick Read

After a year of research and 20 attempts to get the material right, an Air Force Academy cadet has developed goo which can enhance existing types of body armour. The...

Experimental Railgun Shoots 4,500mph Projectiles

5 years ago — Quick Read

The US Department of Defense has been showcasing a new experimental railgun capable developed by the U.S. Navy. It is capable of rapidly firing projectiles at staggering velocities without the...

BAE Systems makes history with graduate intake

6 years ago — Quick Read

Defence company BAE Systems has announced it took on over 1,000 graduates and apprentices this year, making it the single biggest intake in the company’s history. The new employees have...

Airbus Defence and Space selects CEO to start in 2016

6 years ago — Quick Read

Airbus Defence and Space has announced that Dirk Hoke will succeed Bernhard Gerwert as its chief executive in 2016. Hoke, who was most recently CEO of the Large Drives business...

Fibre laser weapon blows truck away

7 years ago — Quick Read

Defence manufacturer Lockheed Martin has developed a 30kW fibre laser weapon that can quickly burn through a truck’s engine from over a mile away.