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12.28.15
US Air Force allows enlisted ranks to fly drones
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US Air Force allows enlisted ranks to fly drones

You don't have to go through officer training to fly an unmanned warplane.

By J. Fingas,   12.28.15
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11.18.15
Air Force torch cuts through locks like a hot knife through butter
11.18.15

Air Force torch cuts through locks like a hot knife through butter

If US soldiers want inside, this superheated torch will get them past locked doors in less than a second.

By J. Fingas,   11.18.15
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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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05.26.15
Air Force certifies SpaceX to bid for military space missions
05.26.15

Air Force certifies SpaceX to bid for military space missions

Making peace with US Air Force and dropping charges against the agency has paid off for SpaceX. It...

By M. Moon,   05.26.15
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05.26.15
The US Air Force hopes to recruit you with a virtual reality game
05.26.15

The US Air Force hopes to recruit you with a virtual reality game

The US Air Force has an interesting dilemma: how do you convey the thrill of flying a fighter jet...

By J. Fingas,   05.26.15
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05.17.15
The US' drone pilots aren't getting enough training
05.17.15

The US' drone pilots aren't getting enough training

The US is increasingly relying on drones for recon and air support, but you almost wouldn't know i...

By J. Fingas,   05.17.15
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04.28.15
Secretive space drone used to test futuristic propulsion system
04.28.15

Secretive space drone used to test futuristic propulsion system

Ask someone in the street what they know about the Air Force's top-secret space plane and you'll p...

By D. Cooper,   04.28.15
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04.16.15
Europe's combat UAV takes to the skies over Italy
04.16.15

Europe's combat UAV takes to the skies over Italy

After nearly a decade of design and development, the first full-size nEUROn unmanned combat air ve...

By A. Tarantola,   04.16.15
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03.24.15
The US Air Force will train with remote-controlled F-16s
03.24.15

The US Air Force will train with remote-controlled F-16s

To keep their skills sharp, US Air Force pilots routinely fly simulated sorties against domestic p...

By A. Tarantola,   03.24.15
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