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US F-35A Joint Strike Fighters in first-time combat just dropped bombs on ISIS

On April 30, 2019, two US air force F-35A Joint Fight Strikers saw combat for the first time. Their target? ISIS munitions sites in Iraq. Continue reading

Eye on Iran: USS Lincoln Strike Group diverts to Middle East following credible intel of threat against US interests

In an unusual statement, US National Security adviser John Bolton publicly warned on Sunday that Iran will face “unrelenting force” if it attempts to harm the US. Continue reading

Helping boost runway safety at China's Main International Airport and others globally with this AI system

  One of the busiest international airports in the world – Beijing Capital International Airport – that had a 100 million passengers in 2018, has selected Xsight Systems' Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Detection solution for installation on its East Runway. The system’s AI algorithm detects and assesses potential threats on the runway.   Continue reading

Etihad plane bomb plotter found guilty

Last year, The Bullseye reported on news of a failed bomb plot on an Etihad plane leaving Sydney, which, if it had gone ahead, would have been the biggest and most devastating attack ever to affect Australia. Continue reading

World’s first electric road to be built in Sweden that charges cars as they drive along it

In a world first, Electreon Wireless has been chosen by the Swedish Transport Administration to build a dynamic electric road that charges vehicles as they drive along it, in new and cutting edge technology. Continue reading

Einstein, black holes, and his enduring legacy

Today is the anniversary of the death of one of the greatest geniuses of all time, someone who was granted a remarkable level of natural intuition into the structure and design of our universe that we are still trying to understand today in various fields of scientific endeavour. Continue reading

Israeli researchers print world’s first live 3D heart

Israeli researchers have unveiled the first-ever 3D printed heart using a patient’s own cells and tissues, calling it a major medical breakthrough that could be used in the treatment of diseased hearts, and eventually, for full transplants. Heart disease is currently the leading cause of death in Australia and in most of the western world. Continue reading

Uploading human history into space to counter our collective amnesia

It’s a first for at least two reasons: the Beresheet moon lander, on track to land on the moon on 11 April, will be the first country ever to have a moon landing mission privately sponsored and not government-backed, and will also be the first spacecraft to take a backup of the history of mankind into space for the preservation of human knowledge in cold storage.  Continue reading

“Major” Iranian cyber-attack on the UK in December 2018

According to the UK’s Sky News, the attack struck the UK post office, local government institutions, and private companies. Thousands of people had their personal information stolen during the attack, including the email address and mobile phone number of the Post Office chief executive as well as personal details belonging to thousands of employees. Continue reading

The Russian "shotgun with wings"

Here’s the latest in UAVs:  this Russian device has a shotgun mounted in its airframe which is significant given the hampering effects of recoil upon firing. This deleterious effect has been stymied by a group of Russian students who have added a stabilising mechanism to improve its accuracy. Continue reading