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01.20.16
Air Force drones had a record number of crashes last year
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Air Force drones had a record number of crashes last year

The drones' mysterious issue lies in their starter-generators.

By M. Moon,   01.20.16
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11.13.15
The Pentagon's plan to outsource lethal cyber-weapons
11.13.15

The Pentagon's plan to outsource lethal cyber-weapons

The Pentagon has quietly put out a call for vendors to bid on a contract to develop, execute and m...

By V. Blue,   11.13.15
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11.04.15
Runaway blimp prompts the US to freeze a missile defense program
11.04.15

Runaway blimp prompts the US to freeze a missile defense program

The US military is putting a hold on its JLENS missile defense program after last week's runaway blimp episode.

By J. Fingas,   11.04.15
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11.02.15
Pentagon launches cybersecurity exchange to combat hackers
11.02.15

Pentagon launches cybersecurity exchange to combat hackers

DoD personnel would spend six months at US cybersecurity firms learning how to combat attacks.

By A. Tarantola,   11.02.15
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09.18.15
Pentagon is building a system that instantly detects security breaches
09.18.15

Pentagon is building a system that instantly detects security breaches

The Department of Defense plans to deploy it as soon as 2016.

By M. Moon,   09.18.15
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09.09.15
$2 billion rocket company merger could create giant SpaceX rival
09.09.15

$2 billion rocket company merger could create giant SpaceX rival

United Launch Alliance, the Pentagon's preferred launcher of spy satellites, could be bought by an American rocket engine maker for $2 billion.

By D. Cooper,   09.09.15
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08.28.15
Pentagon dives into advanced wearables with Apple, Harvard and others
08.28.15

Pentagon dives into advanced wearables with Apple, Harvard and others

The Pentagon wants better wearables for soldiers... and eventually ships and planes.

By D. Hardawar,   08.28.15
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08.17.15
US military wants more lethal drone strikes
08.17.15

US military wants more lethal drone strikes

The Air Force, Special Operations Command and private contractors will fly up to 30 extra missions a day.

By S. Dent,   08.17.15
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08.07.15
Russia apparently gets the blame for hacking Pentagon email
08.07.15

Russia apparently gets the blame for hacking Pentagon email

When in doubt, say it was Russia

By R. Lawler,   08.07.15
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