October 5, 2023

ONR Touts ‘Historic’ 1st Test of Laser Defense System


The US Navy has conducted a test of a new Layered Laser Defense system, which the Office of Naval Research is calling “historic.” The all-electric, high-energy laser weapon built by Lockheed Martin was used to defeat a target representing a subsonic cruise missile in flight.

F-35A Tests Triple Its Expected Lifetime


The F-35A airframe tests are expected to double the life expectancy of 8,000h, but tests are showing 24,000h of service life for the stealth fighters.

Marine & Navy Officer Fired Guns in Chattanooga

Jimi Lanham

A Navy officer and a Marine fired their sidearms attempting to subdue the gunman who killed five service members last week in Chattanooga, TN.