War

01.15.16
Government testing smart parachutes that stay on target
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Government testing smart parachutes that stay on target

New system relies on mechanical eyes instead of GPS.

By A. Tarantola,   01.15.16
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01.13.16
DARPA is developing an unjammable communications chip
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DARPA is developing an unjammable communications chip

The new chip will give American forces a significant advantage over China and Russia.

By A. Tarantola,   01.13.16
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12.07.15
America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans
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America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans

Revolutionary surgery could help America's wounded warriors as soon as next year.

By A. Tarantola,   12.07.15
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11.22.15
China and the US create a 'space hotline' to avoid conflicts
11.22.15

China and the US create a 'space hotline' to avoid conflicts

The US and China can reach each other directly to make sure a space emergency doesn't lead to a fight.

By J. Fingas,   11.22.15
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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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10.21.15
America's drone strike program needs a low-tech fix
10.21.15

America's drone strike program needs a low-tech fix

The drone program was supposed to be a "scalpel" that could cleanly excise terrorists with minimal collateral damage. What we got was mosquito hunting with a shotgun.

By A. Tarantola,   10.21.15
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10.15.15
The Intercept publishes massive leak on America's drone strike program
10.15.15

The Intercept publishes massive leak on America's drone strike program

This is big, folks. Like, Snowden-level big.

By A. Tarantola,   10.15.15
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10.07.15
US Army's new anti-drone gun blasts UAVs from a kilometer away
10.07.15

US Army's new anti-drone gun blasts UAVs from a kilometer away

"It's unbelievable how much it's exploded," said Manfredi Luciano, project officer for the Enhanced Area Protection and Survivability Army Technology Objective

By A. Tarantola,   10.07.15
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