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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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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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10.13.15
US Army will test a smart grenade launcher that hits hidden targets
10.13.15

US Army will test a smart grenade launcher that hits hidden targets

The US Army is near starting acceptance testing for a smart grenade launcher that can detonate past cover.

By J. Fingas,   10.13.15
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10.09.15
DARPA wants to build vehicles that disappear after delivering supplies
10.09.15

DARPA wants to build vehicles that disappear after delivering supplies

DARPA is looking into the possibilities for supply vehicles that vanish after their payload is dropped.

By B. Steele,   10.09.15
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08.28.15
DARPA wants to launch and land Gremlins on moving planes
08.28.15

DARPA wants to launch and land Gremlins on moving planes

DARPA wants to transform airplanes into drone carriers. Last year, the agency invited technical id...

By M. Lalwani,   08.28.15
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07.27.15
Hawking, Musk and others call for a ban on autonomous weapons
07.27.15

Hawking, Musk and others call for a ban on autonomous weapons

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, Steve Wozniak and other tech luminaries want a ban on autonomous weapons.

By J. Fingas,   07.27.15
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07.20.15
Lockheed Martin buys helicopter maker Sikorsky
07.20.15

Lockheed Martin buys helicopter maker Sikorsky

Lockheed acquires helicopter powerhouse Sikorsky for $9 billion.

By J. Fingas,   07.20.15
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