The Air Force has picked 3 bases for its new next-generation bomber — here’s where the B-21 Raider is headed

The Air Force has picked 3 bases for its new next-generation bomber — here’s where the B-21 Raider is headed NOW WATCH: America’s B-2 stealth bomber is unlike any military aircraft in the world See Also: 9 reasons you should buy an iPhone 8 instead of an iPhone X The Air Force has picked 3 […]

10 photos of the next-generation T-14 tank — Russia’s answer to an M1 Abrams, the king of the battlefield

Getty Images Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said in early February that Moscow ordered two battalions of T-14 Armata tanks and one battalion of T-15 infantry fighting vehicles.  The T-14 and T-15 are part of Russia’s new Armata universal chassis system, which serves as a platform for up to 13 tracked armored vehicles, including the self-propelled Koalitsiya-SV […]

We asked Abrams crew members what they think about Russia’s next-generation T-14 Armata tank

Daniel Brown/Business Insider I asked crew members of a US Abrams tank what they thought about Russia’s next-generation T-14 Armata tank. They said it seemed like a capable platform but that its autoloader and automated turret didn’t seem practical. They also said the idea that the tank could eventually be unmanned seemed rather unrealistic. FORT […]

Next-generation BMW 3 Series will bring new M Performance models

The 2019 BMW 3 Series, codenamed G20, will be the seventh generation of the Munich carmaker’s volume seller and multiple award winner. The sedan we’ll supposedly see at this year’s Paris Motor Show will be almost all new, from platform to interior materials. Engines will carry over, but they get a host of updates resulting […]

Russian army to get next-generation Kalashnikovs

The Russian Defense Ministry has adopted a new generation of assault rifles. The AK-12 and AK-15 will be supplied to infantry, airborne troops and marines. The Defense Ministry’s newspaper and the Kalashnikovs’ manufacturer announced the new assault rifles are being adopted after excessive testing that took place in 2017. The guns will become part of […]

Sprinting Ahead: What to Expect from Mercedes’ Next-Generation Full-Size Van

– The last time Mercedes-Benz rolled out an all-new Sprinter, George W. Bush was in the White House and Saddam Hussein was still alive. The space shuttle was flying, a diesel had just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time, and a solvent General Motors was churning out Pontiacs, Saturns, and […]

SpaceX’s next-generation rocket engine exploded during a key test on Saturday

SpaceX/Flickr (public domain) SpaceX blew up an experimental engine during a test at its McGregor, Texas, development facility on Saturday. No one was hurt in the incident, SpaceX said. The new engine model is more powerful and intended to replace the engines on its current Falcon 9 rocket system. However, the company says damage to […]

Globalfoundries: Next-generation chip factories will cost at least $10 billion

The economics of the chip industry are pretty staggering. Sanjay Jha, CEO of contract chip manufacturer Globalfoundries, recently told me that it could cost between $ 10 billion and $ 12 billion to build a next-generation chip factory based on the latest technology, dubbed 7-nanometer production. And one for the generation after that, dubbed 5-nanometer […]