U.S. Air Force accelerating development of lasers for jet fighters

The U.S. Air Force is expanding and accelerating its research and development of laser weapons for jet fighters, which it hopes to have operational by the early 2020s. In addition, the service is also upgrading…

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Russian special ops to get futuristic ‘mini-subs’

Russian special forces — SPETNAZ — are set to receiving as many as a half-dozen new futuristic mini-submarines that they’ll use for a range of missions, including covert insertions, according to Tass. Called bathyscaphes, the underwater craft…