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Global Market Growing for Miniature Drones

The combat performance of the U.S. military’s small unmanned aircraft systems during the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has inspired international market interest in…


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China Launches Weapons Acquisition Website

China, the world’s second-largest defense spender behind the U.S., launched a website designed to modernize and provide more information about its weapons acquisitions. According to an article by…





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Navy Makes Submarines Quieter, More Stealthy

The Navy is outfitting a prototype Virginia-class attack submarine platform with a series of upgrades designed to improve sonar detection and make boats less detectable…



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Russia Masses Troops, Weapons Near Ukraine

Russia has amassed as many as 40,000 troops and dozens of fighter jets, helicopters, tanks and armored vehicles near Ukraine that could be mobilized within…




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Poll: Does 9/11 Influence Your Stance on Syria

The anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks stirs patriotic feelings among many Americans. The attacks, which killed almost 3,000 people, are a motivating factor…


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U.S., Germany, Turkey Hold Robotics Exercise

The U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence recently hosted an international effort to see of allied militaries can control each other’s unmanned ground vehicles. Army…




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LCS Pursues Next-Generation Submarine Sonar

Navy leaders want the latest Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package in development for the Littoral Combat Ship to detect even the quietest of submarines, service officials…



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Army Chief Compares Intel Database to iPhone

The U.S. Army’s top officer sought to clarify a long-simmering dispute with a lawmaker over battlefield intelligence programs in simple terms. Army Chief of Staff…


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Video of Bagram Plane Crash Emerges

An unidentified individual has allegedly captured Monday’s cargo plane crash near Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, that killed its seven crew members. The video was posted…