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It looks like al Qaeda was increasingly worried about the possibility that anyone who could have contact with Western authorities might inadvertently lead Americna commandos or drones to terrorist hideouts. This letter from Osama bin Laden, published by the Army’s Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, highlihts the fear that he and other al Qaeda […]

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Ok, not literally, but in case you haven’t yet seen the piece of paper shown above, its the April 29, 2011 memo by then CIA Director Leon Panetta authorizing the May 1, 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden at his home in Abbottabad, Pakistan. It reads: MEMO FOR THE RECORD Apr. 29, 2011, 10:35 […]

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Remember those crazy micro-UAVs we showed you flying in formation? You know, the  quad-copters developed by the University of Pennsylvania’s General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception (GRASP) lab  that are at once cool to watch and terrifying since they’ll one day be able to spy on anyone and even kamikaze into targets! Well, here are those […]

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We don’t often write about law enforcement tech here at DT but this is almost paramilitary. The Texas Highway Patrol is getting a small fleet of 36-foot armored speedboats, hell they’re almost riverine patrol boats, each one armed with three M240 7.62 machine guns, a pair of Barrett .50 cal sniper rifles and a bunch […]

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So the Marine Corps’ KC-130J Harvest Hawk has been around for a little while now. As you know, Harvest Hawks are KC-130J tankers equipped with plug and play air to ground missile and sensor systems allowing them to pinch hit as gunships for Marines on the ground, and they’ve been doing plenty of shooting in […]

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