Joint China-Russia atmospheric experiment spikes temperatures over Europe by 100 Celcius

Joint China-Russia atmospheric experiment spikes temperatures over Europe by 100 Celcius

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are many ways we can modify our atmosphere but microwave manipulation produces some of the most extreme results.   China and Russia have jointly announced that they modified an important layer of the atmosphere above Europe in order to test a controversial new military...

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China looks to re-create DARPA to create next generation weapons systems

China looks to re-create DARPA to create next generation weapons systems

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF DARPA’s public-private model of collaboration has been wildly succesful in helping the US military remain dominant over the years, now China wants its own version.   China, who over the past year has announced new military breakthroughs in everything from Quantum Communications, Quantum Radar and...

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China’s new “Ghost Imaging” satellites will make US stealth obsolete

China’s new “Ghost Imaging” satellites will make US stealth obsolete

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The age of using stealth to avoid radar and other electromagnetic based detection systems is coming to an end as new quantum sensors and sensing systems will increasingly render today’s stealth obsolete.   Following on from their announcement that they’ve created the world’s first Quantum...

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Self-evolving killer robots are almost here, and experts want a debate

Self-evolving killer robots are almost here, and experts want a debate

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Few realise just how fast we’re approaching the tipping point for autonomous warfare, but in a time when we can’t control, or even predict the evolution of AI and “Smart” systems the time for debate, arguably, was ten years ago.   As it increasingly looks...

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World first as Chinese scientists communicate without sending any data, revolution in computing beckons

World first as Chinese scientists communicate without sending any data, revolution in computing beckons

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to communicate without sending any data, and without using any particles as intermediaries, sounds impossible but scientists have just demonstrated it working and it could change everything about technology and communications as we know it.   Firstly I’m going to get this one...

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China shows off its revolutionary silent submarine engine

China shows off its revolutionary silent submarine engine

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Submarine engines are noisy, for a hole host of reasons, but China’s latest engine is the quietest in the world and it could revolutionise underwater warfare.   In the 1990’s film The Hunt For Red October, by Tom Clancy, Sean Connery plays the role of...

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China wants to build a 20,000 tonne warship that submerges

China wants to build a 20,000 tonne warship that submerges

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As China continues to build out its military capabilities it’s beginning to put new twists on old ideas, and this latest one is straight from the movies   The Chinese navy is taking the concept of arsenal ships, ships that were first thought of by...

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China to build artificially intelligent, fire and forget, cruise missiles

China to build artificially intelligent, fire and forget, cruise missiles

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The increasing use of intelligent, autonomous systems is getting people spooked, so much so that the UN are getting involved   It’s the start of 2017 and I knew there was a void – something I couldn’t quite put my finger on, but something I...

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China claims new anti-stealth radar systems neutralise stealth

China claims new anti-stealth radar systems neutralise stealth

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Chinas relentless drive to develop new radar detection systems could, if true, render stealth technologies obsolete   This week at the Zhuhai Air Show  China showed off what it claims is an anti-stealth radar system that could threaten to undo hundreds of billions in US spending...

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Claimed Chinese Quantum Radar breakthrough would render US stealth obselete

Claimed Chinese Quantum Radar breakthrough would render US stealth obselete

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Chinas bold claim of creating the worlds first Quantum Radar system, if true, will render US, and all stealth systems, obsolete.   This week Beijing’s state media arm, the Global Times, made the bold claim that a Chinese defense contractor successfully developed the world’s first...

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The US and China are developing supersonic submarines

The US and China are developing supersonic submarines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world’s military powers are pushing the boundaries of speed – underwater.   Water is a thousand times more dense than air and as any of you who swim will know this difference in density creates a huge amount of drag. But for submarines the problem is...

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