Articles by Brendan McGarry

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Orbital Successfully Launches New Rocket

Orbital Sciences Corp. successfully launched its new rocket as part of a test flight for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The two-stage rocket lifted…




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Lawmaker: Restore missile-defense funding

The U.S. congressman who stirred debate this week about North Korea‚Äôs potential to launch a nuclear attack says he will work to restore funding for…



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Air Force lifts F-22 flight restrictions

The Air Force lifted flying restrictions on many F-22 fighter jets after upgrading their oxygen system and life-support equipment, the service said in a statement….


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Navy Seeks Candidates for Carrier-Based Drones

The U.S. Navy in coming months plans to begin reviewing potential candidates for its future aircraft carrier-based drone fleet, even as automatic budget cuts threaten…


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Blast hints at North Korea’s nuke

The amount of energy discharged from a nuclear bomb recently tested by North Korea may show the device used plutonium, which would mean the country…


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Army Eyes Samsung smartphones

The U.S. Army this year plans to begin buying Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphones for some infantry soldiers, pending approval from the Defense Department, according…


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Soldier pimps Gator with radio suite

FORT POLK, La. — They call it the Boar Battle Wagon. Pfc. Jonathan Bole, a soldier in 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat…