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01.06.17
DARPA tests buoy network for fallback military comms at sea
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DARPA tests buoy network for fallback military comms at sea

The TUNA program is about maintaining the flow of vital data when primary networks go down.

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11.14.16
US Army's 'Phaser' could fry entire drone swarms in a volley
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US Army's 'Phaser' could fry entire drone swarms in a volley

It fires microwaves from a satellite dish. Sorry for the letdown, Star Trek fans.

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07.25.16
US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war
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US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war

The Air Force wants to keep its "competitive advantage" in space.

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04.14.16
Obama forms commission to bolster US cyber security
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Obama forms commission to bolster US cyber security

Members include Microsoft Research VP Peter Lee and Uber security chief Joe Sullivan.

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04.24.15
Navy researchers make bulletproof glass out of clay
04.24.15

Navy researchers make bulletproof glass out of clay

The US Naval Research Laboratory announced a major breakthrough in materials science on Thursday....

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03.23.15
Boeing's 'plasma shields' would block explosion shockwaves
03.23.15

Boeing's 'plasma shields' would block explosion shockwaves

"Captain, magnetic seals in the anti-matter chamber are decaying!" "Shields up!" Now that we have...

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03.20.15
US Navy will fire fighter jets into the air with electromagnets
03.20.15

US Navy will fire fighter jets into the air with electromagnets

For the last 60 years, the US Navy has launched fighters from carrier decks using steam catapults....

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