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So remember the Internet hubbub last week when the BBC reported that the Air Force’s X-37B space plane may well be spying on China’s new space station, Tiangong-1, since their orbits are very close? Well, it turns out that the source behind that story, Spaceflight, the magazine of the respected British Interplanetary Society ignored one key fact; the […]

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So, the U.S. has opened up a new drone base in Africa to aid in the hunt for terror suspects in places like Somalia. Apparently, the Air Force has built a miltimillion dollar facility to host MQ-9 Reaper drones at a tiny airstrip in Arba Minch, Ethiopia. The Washington Post is reporting that the facility […]

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Check out these pictures I snapped at the Modern Day Marine expo last week of the latest toy from the high-tech camo-makers at ArmorWorks. This jeep on steroids is the Arizona-based company’s entry into SOCOM’s contest for a high-speed truck that can fit into the back of a CH-47 Chinook. The Hyena can carry a […]

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Being part of Military​.com, it wouldn’t be right if we here at DT didn’t do something to recognize the ten-year anniversary of 9/11. We figured we’d list off some of the most significant advances in weaponry that have occurred over the last decade — some driven by the wars spawned by that day, some independent of them. […]

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Remember when we showed you the badass gear that might have been worn by Cairo, the military working dog that participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden? At the time, there was no direct evidence of any of the specific gear that Cairo wore. All anyone could do was make educated guesses as […]

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