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US Navy creating Silent Nemo robotic fish for surveillance, defense

Dec 14, 2014 5:24 pm

The US Navy's Silent Nemo robotic fish has great potential to help defend Navy carrier fleets, and conduct a bit of surveillance along the way

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Drone strikes racking up death toll of mistakenly identified targets

Nov 24, 2014 7:15 pm

Drone strikes help keep US personnel safe, and launch attacks against specific targets, but cases of mistaken identity and collateral damage are racking up

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Pentagon wants aircraft-based drones for future recon, attack missions

Nov 11, 2014 8:30 pm

US Pentagon wants unmanned drones that can launch from aircraft to launch recon and attack missions directly from the sky

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Lockheed Martin's F-35 successfully completed landing on Navy carrier

Nov 4, 2014 11:30 am

The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter successfully landed on the US Navy's USS Nimitz, as two weeks of testing is currently underway

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U.S. Navy looking forward to testing counter IED systems

Oct 14, 2014 11:30 pm

The U.S. Navy has new counter-IED technologies to help jam radio-controlled IEDs used by terrorists to attack soldiers and civilians

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Growing concern of emotional toll facing U.S. drone operators

Sep 29, 2014 9:31 pm

Drone pilots can suffer PTSD and other mental health problems after prolonged missions to engage enemy targets overseas, study finds

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After years of problems, F-22 Raptor finally flying combat missions

Sep 25, 2014 8:30 pm

The F-22 Raptor is seeing its first combat missions, attacking ISIS targets in Syria with success

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U.S. military seeking technologies able to dodge missiles

Sep 12, 2014 8:17 pm

DARPA researching battlefield vehicles able to avoid battlefield conflicts

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Army creating next-generation grenade to explode behind barriers

Sep 11, 2014 7:45 pm

U.S. Army hopes its Small Arms Grenade Munitions (SAGM) help neutralize targets and keep U.S. soldiers safer

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U.S. Army Advanced Hypersonic Weapon fails after rocket explodes

Aug 26, 2014 12:30 am

Second test of the U.S. Army's Advanced Hypersonic Weapon failed after liftoff, with officials triggering self-destruct mechanism seconds into the test

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Study: Drone pilots suffer from PTSD following remote combat flights

Aug 21, 2014 2:21 pm

A study done by the US Air Force found drone pilots also suffer from PTSD just like regular combat pilots and deployed military forces

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Chinese businessman indicted for alleged role in hacking U.S. military

Aug 17, 2014 12:18 am

Chinese resident Su Bin has been indicted and faces up to 30 years for alleged hacking crimes related to stealing data from Boeing and Lockheed Martin

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BAE Systems debuts Striker II night vision helmet-mounted display

Jul 17, 2014 9:23 am

New BAE Systems develops Striker II head-mounted display that includes enhanced tracking and built-in night vision technology for fighter pilots

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Marine Corps developing amphibious assault vehicle

Jul 15, 2014 8:00 pm

The U.S. Marine Corps is developing its Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC), going back to its amphibious background for new battlefield tech

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Researchers using pig eyes to help develop better military eyewear

Jul 8, 2014 11:16 pm

Researchers want to make it faster and easier to respond to medical issues related to IED blasts, using pig eyes in their research lab

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U.S. Navy developing 'Pandarra Fog' to defend against missile strikes

Jul 8, 2014 8:31 pm

U.S. Navy testing new 'Pandarra Fog' designed to keep ships safer from cruise and ballistic missiles

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U.S. Army embracing autonomous vehicles, learning from Google, others

Jul 5, 2014 4:59 pm

The U.S. Army is interested in following private sector trends to help create semi-autonomous or fully-autonomous military vehicles

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North Korea launches more missiles, raising military tensions further

Jul 2, 2014 7:21 am

The North Korean government fired two more projectiles into the Sea of Japan off its eastern coast, as China and South Korea are scheduled to meet

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U.S. Navy exploring 3D printing technologies for its warfare center

Jul 1, 2014 1:50 am

The U.S. Navy is currently testing 3D printing and expects the technology to become more common, both onboard ships and on land

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Armed drones keeping U.S. personnel safe in Iraq, US government says

Jun 30, 2014 8:39 pm

Predator drones armed with Hellfire missiles are flying over Iraq and the United States military sends advisers to help try to stabilize the government

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North Korea successfully test fires three short-range projectiles

Jun 26, 2014 9:45 pm

The North Korean government intentionally raised tensions after shooting three short-range projectiles into the Sea of Japan on Thursday

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U.S. Navy wants Humvee-mounted anti-drone lasers ready for troop use

Jun 26, 2014 6:09 pm

U.S. Navy developing anti-drone laser system for use on Humvees and other armored vehicles, in hopes of stopping enemies from tracking movements

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Report: More than 400 military drones have crashed since 2001

Jun 20, 2014 7:48 pm

There have been more than 400 military drone crashes since 2001, according to a report written by the Washington Post

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Paddles inspired by gecko feet allow man to scale vertical surfaces

Jun 11, 2014 3:00 pm

DARPA designed paddles that are inspired by gecko feet have allowed a man and gear weighing over 220 pounds to scale a vertical glass wall

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Researchers developing millimeter-scale technology for soldiers

May 30, 2014 10:38 pm

Military researchers are creating tiny sensors that can be used in robots to realistically keep troops alive on the battlefield

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