This Lecture by an F-22 Pilot on the Raptor's Flight Control System Is Bonkers

The video highlights just how much fly-by-wire automation is needed to make the Raptor's super maneuverability a reality. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 day ago

Popular EV YouTuber Says 'Tesla Fanboys' Ganged Up to Get Video Taken Down

Days later, Rich Rebuilds' Tesla referral code was also terminated. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 days ago

How the F-35 triggered TOPGUNs Biggest Syllabus Revamp

Not since the introduction of the F/A-18A Hornet in the 1980s has the famed schoolhouse had to adapt to such an advance in air combat capability. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 3 days ago

Capsized Cargo Ship with 4,200 Cars Will Be Cut into Pieces with a Giant Chain

Is anybody interested in half a new Hyundai? | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 5 days ago

Cognitive electronic warfare could transform how US wages war with radio waves

The holy grail of this concept is electronic warfare systems that can spot new or otherwise unexpected threats and immediately begin adapting to them. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 5 days ago

Microsoft and Bridgestone's New Tech Can Alert You of Tire Damage in Real-Time

F1-style telemetry for your daily driver. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 9 days ago

Impressive backyard engineering on an obscure YouTube channel

Jet engines, turbochargers, eight-cylinder Briggs & Stratton engines, and more. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 11 days ago

Mysterious Wave Glider Spotted Off Florida Keys Had Intel Gathering System

The craft could be part of one of a number of programs aimed at providing persistent maritime surveillance coverage for the U.S. Navy. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 13 days ago

The A-7 Attack Jet's Head Up Display Was a Revolution in Air Combat Tech

It was the first use of a true Head Up Display on a U.S. combat aircraft and historic videos show just how it worked and how much they got right. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 15 days ago

Chrysler's Radical Space Shuttle Design Was 50 Years Ahead of Its Time

The automaker's unorthodox plan included reusable rockets and a suborbital space airline. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 19 days ago

The F-117 Never Had Air-to-Air Capability

The "Black Jet" never got the ability to shoot down other aircraft, but not due to a lack of creativity on behalf of the Skunk Works team. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 23 days ago

Turkey Now Has Swarming Suicide Drones It Could Export

This is yet another wake-up call to the threat that low-end weaponized hobby-like drones pose and how widespread they will become. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 24 days ago

Nukes, Nubs and Coners: The Unique Social Hierarchy Aboard a Nuclear Submarine

Getting assigned to your first sub doesn't make you a submariner and once you become one you'll find yourself in a social structure unlike any other. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 26 days ago

Navy Super Hornet Conducts Guided Launch Of'Stormbreaker“ Miniature Bomb

The testing milestone comes amid difficulties and delays that have pushed back Air Force plans for the weapon and temporarily halted its production. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 27 days ago

Motorcycle Commuting Is About to Have a Big Moment, Thanks to Covid-19

But it's also got some holdups. Also thanks to, you know, COVID-19. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 29 days ago

Trump Orders Coast Guard to Look into Building Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers

The memo also calls for examining possible defensive armament options to protect these ships against near-peer threats. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

Pentagon Has Tested Drone That Gets to Its Target Area at Hypersonic Speed

The system would allow a drone to be delivered to a defended target far away in a matter of minutes, where it could then hunt down its target. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

The World’s Last Eight Cruise Ship Passengers Are Just Making It Home

The MV Artania originally left the dock in December 2019. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

Manned fighter to face autonomous drone next year

The planned test is part of a project to develop an artificial intelligence-driven drone that could change the face of air combat. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

Does This Image Show the Colorado Mystery Drone Swarm?

The image, obtained from the FAA, appears to show a formation of craft above Nebraska and could be the best photo evidence yet of the mystery drones. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

Autonomous Open-Wheelers Will Race at Indianapolis Next Year for a $1M Prize

Turn 1 ought to be fun. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

Military Helicopters Descend on Washington in Bizarre Low-Altitude Show of Force

Using military helicopters to intimidate U.S. citizens is certainly a new tactic in the ongoing crisis. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

China's Largest Base Has Replicas of Taiwan Presidential Building, Eiffel Tower

Through satellite images, we explore China's premier large-scale training site that has some ominous and bizarre features. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

I Couldn't Wait for the Future After Watching Beyond 2000 as a Kid

With a hint of mystery, the show explored how technology would change our lives for the better. It's a remnant of a far more optimistic time. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

The US Army's Earth-Shaking, Off-Road Land Trains

Oh, your pickup has a lift? That's cute. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

The 1986 Oldsmobile Incas had the wildest dashboard you’ve never seen

This Olds is straight out of Blade Runner. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

Amphibious Warship USS Portland Shot Down a Drone with Its New High-Power Laser

The successful test of the powerful laser is a major step forward for the Navy's directed energy weapons ambitions. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

Slot Cars Used to Have Tiny Diesel Engines That Could Push to 60 MPH

Indoor racing—it's more fun with fumes! | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

The Navy Pilot Reports from Encounters with Mysterious Aircraft

The reports are the first official documentation of various recent incidents with unidentified aircraft in restricted airspace along the east coast. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 1 month ago

We Still Can't Deliver on the Promise of Hydrogen Cars

2020 is a big year for battery EVs, but there are many reasons hydrogen fuel cells will never live up to their promise. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

What Ground Forces Look Like to an Electronic Warfare System

Modern units generate a large electromagnetic signature from their radios, sensors, and other systems that opponents can spot, track, and attack. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

X-37B Space Plane's Microwave Power Beam Experiment Is Bigger Deal Than It Seems

When the X-37B launches on May 16, it will carry a technology that could eventually allow drones to stay aloft indefinitely anywhere on the globe. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Satellite Shows Armadas of Vacant Cruise Ships Huddling Together Out at Sea

With the cruise industry on life support, fleets have put to sea for an indefinite stay with many of their crewmen trapped on board. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Breaking Down the Botched Coup Attempt Against Venezuela's Maduro

Additional details and developments continue to emerge days after former Green Berets and Venezuelan expats launched the farcical amphibious raid. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Everything We Learned from Boeing About Its Game-Changing Loyal Wingman Drone

The stealthy Airpower Teaming System drone has a snap-on nose that can accommodate a huge variety of payloads and can be swapped quickly in the field. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Kim Jong Un Has an Enormous and Bizarre Waterpark Barge

The pool party barge is just one part of a fleet of luxury vessels and other craft the regime maintains for the Kim family. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Battle Damaged A-10 Warthog Gets Back in the Fight with Telemedicine

Engineers working from their bedrooms and basements helped determine how serious the situation was and crafted a repair plan. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Submarines Regularly Fight Off the Bahamas. Where Is the Russian Version?

Just like how Navy planes have vast instrumented ranges for aerial wargames, submarines have one too, and it is arguably even more impressive. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Navy Officially Releases Controversial UFO Videos

The Navy says it hopes this will "clear up any misconceptions by the public." | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Aerial Photos of an Airport Stuffed with Airliners Are Nuts

Nowhere has received more airliners for storage during this crisis than Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Blue Angels and Thunderbirds' Air Parade over American Cities Confirmed

Operation America Strong will see the jets, as well as other aircraft, fly over multiple cities to promote "national unity." | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

All-New Mk8 Volkswagen Golf Can Talk to Other Cars (and Objects)

But will we get it in the U.S? | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

What It Costs to Own or Charter a Private Jet

An experienced bizjet pilot breaks down the industry, the costs, who can really justify such an expensive luxury, and why. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Boeing Is Being Paid $84M Just for New Air Force One Jet Manuals

Nothing is cheap in aviation and especially when it comes to flying the President, but an F-35's worth of manuals is amazing to comprehend. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Modern Submarine Torpedo Attacks Are Nothing Like What You See in the Movies

We break down how modern torpedo attacks really go down and the types of torpedoes that are used to sink ships and other submarines. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

The Alarming Case of the USAF’s Missing Unmanned Combat Air Vehicles (2016)

The USAF has them but isn't telling us they do, or they don't. Either way we are in trouble. Here's why. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 2 months ago

Australia to Sell Retired FA18 Hornet Fighters to Private Aggressor Firm Air USA

The adversary support contractor could get up to 46 of the surplus fighters, giving them one of the most capable private air forces in the world. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 3 months ago

Behold Boeing's Loyal Wingman Drone Built for the Royal Australian Air Force

The company is planning for the prototype to make its first flight later this year. | Continue reading


@thedrive.com | 3 months ago