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11.30.15
Virtual wound will teach medics how to treat soldiers
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Virtual wound will teach medics how to treat soldiers

It may look disgusting, but this virtual injury could save a soldier's life.

By J. Fingas,   11.30.15
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11.21.15
The Marines start training Google's 160-pound robo-dog Spot
11.21.15

The Marines start training Google's 160-pound robo-dog Spot

The quadruped can now peek around corners to look for enemies.

By M. Moon,   11.21.15
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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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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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11.07.15
US Army lab develops a way to read soldiers' brains
11.07.15

US Army lab develops a way to read soldiers' brains

The US Army MIND Lab has begun testing the system, which could be used by intelligence analysts in the future.

By M. Moon,   11.07.15
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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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10.28.15
The US Army lost control of a radar blimp
10.28.15

The US Army lost control of a radar blimp

If you see a big white blimp flying over central Pennsylvania, don't be alarmed -- it's 'just' a US Army blimp on the loose.

By J. Fingas,   10.28.15
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10.27.15
Northrop Grumman lands USAF deal for new long-range strike bomber
10.27.15

Northrop Grumman lands USAF deal for new long-range strike bomber

Northrop wins big with $60 billion contract for the United States' next top bomber.

By A. Tarantola,   10.27.15
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10.25.15
US worries Russia would cut undersea data cables in a conflict
10.25.15

US worries Russia would cut undersea data cables in a conflict

Russia is positioning subs and ships near undersea internet cables, and that's making US officials nervous.

By J. Fingas,   10.25.15
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