Gun technology itself hasn’t changed for the last 100 years, but now we are starting to see a new period of innovation through the integration of more smart technologies into firearms. The major advantage of smart guns is that their use is limited only to the authorized user. Smart technology ...

The trend of making conventional objects “smart” is continuing unabated, and now even firearms are beginning to have computers integrated into them. The Cipher Brief spoke to Wayne Weber, President of Heckler & Koch USA, about the rise of smart guns. He says that systems which only allow authenticated users ...

In the wake of a series of high-profile mass shootings, President Barack Obama initiated an executive action directing the Department of Defense, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Homeland Security to increase their research on gun safety technology. The goal of this initiative is to improve public safety ...