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The first of two radar-detecting blimps is slated to rise up over Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland on Friday as part of a three-year exercise testing the integration of an Army air surveillance system with the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The 80-yard long, radar-fitted surveillance balloons, floated to an altitude of up to 10,000 […]

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A Defense Department team was presented an innovation award last week for developing a mobile chemical weapons killer that has destroyed thousands of tons of deadly Syrian materials. The all-volunteer team, deploying from the of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense and the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center operated […]

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The Air Force deployed four global positioning satellites into space this past year — the most it has put up in a single year in more than three decades. But the constellation that helps more than 3 billion worldwide users — military and civilian — get from Point A to Point B also enables the […]

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Navy researchers have developed new simulation and training programs to help all Defense Department pilots avoid two potentially fatal spatial misperceptions during nighttime landings and in flight. Spatial disorientation is the leading aeromedical cause of Class A mishaps not only throughout DoD aviation, but in commercial flying as well, Navy officials said in a report […]

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Russia on Wednesday carried out its second successful submarine launch of a Bulava strategic missile in two months. The back-to-back tests come roughly a year after Russian military leaders considered putting the sea trials of two nuclear-powered Borei-class subs on hold after one missile experienced a malfunction during its second minute into flight, the English-language […]

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