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The Pentagon’s main research arm wants to find out what a flying “aircraft carrier” carrying a fleet of small aerial drones might look like and how much it would cost the military. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced Sunday it would open a competition for proposals to build a large aircraft — similar to a C-130 […]

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Air Force doctors at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia have a germ-killing robot ready to help keep rooms clean should any returning service member show symptoms of Ebola. The 366th Medical Group at Langley is responsible for housing and monitoring troops returning from Ebola aid missions to West Africa during a mandatory 21-day quarantine period. […]

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The Pentagon’s top research arm and Raytheon will test a new system designed to massively speed up air-ground coordination and reduce targeting time for close air support from as long as an hour  —  down to as little as six minutes. A program called Persistent Close Air Support, or PCAS, connects pilots in real time with the […]

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GoPro released a video Friday on the work done by a group called BentProp project to find U.S. warplanes that crashed near Palau during World War II. The short film explains how researchers have used underwater drones and even GoPro cameras to held scavenge the bottom of the ocean to provide some closure for the […]

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The Navy’s F-35C Joint Strike Fighter carrier variant conducted its first arrested landing Nov. 3, service officials said.

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