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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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Report: U.S. Undersea Dominance is in Jeopardy

A new study says emerging submarine detection technologies, computer processing power and platforms such as underwater drones could quickly erode the U.S. military’s global undersea dominance…



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F-35 Tested in Extreme Weather Conditions

The Pentagon’s F-35 Lightning II has been test-flying in extreme heat, artic cold, rain, humidity, ice and desert winds in a specially engineered climactic laboratory…



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Navy Builds New Ship-to-Shore Connectors

The Navy has begun to build a new fleet of air-cushioned Landing Craft Air Cushions — ship-to-shore amphibious connector vehicles able to move sailors, Marines,…


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Navy Expands Use of SM-6 Missile

The Navy is massively expanding its planned use of the Standard Missile-6, a new high-tech ship-launched surface-to-air missile that can destroy enemy missiles, aircraft and…


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DefenseTech’s Top 10 Stories of 2014

Readers of this blog are still fascinated to read about military technology developed behind the old Iron Curtain. Case in point: A post about Russia’s nuclear attack submarines being transported for…


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DARPA Projects to Watch in 2015

The Pentagon’s research and development arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is out with a list of its 10 most popular stories from 2014….



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Expert: Sony Hack Used Black Market Malware

President Obama described the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer network as an act of “cybervandalism,” not war, and an expert said the malware likely came from…





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USSOCOM Wants Computer-Draining Tech

U.S. Special Operations Command wants its operators to be able to drain intelligence from enemy computers, so they don’t have to lug them off the…