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Air Force Tests New System to Monitor for Hypoxia Problems

The Air Force is testing a breathing and cockpit environment monitoring system developed by Cobham to provide data to address the continuing problem of pilots... The Air Force is testing a breathing and cockpit environment monitoring system devel.....»»

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Air Force to Poll Researchers ‘On the Cutting Edge of Science’ in Review

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced a 12-month review that aims to prioritize how the service conducts research for the future.... NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced a 1.....»»

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McMaster on North Korea: ‘There Is a Military Option’

Top White House officials on Friday said there is a military option to deal with North Korea after the regime launched a second ballistic missile... Top White House officials on Friday said there is a military option to deal with North Korea afte.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecuritySep 15th, 2017Related News

Reaper Drones Flying to Monitor Harvey, Irma Aftermath

Editor’s Note: This story was updated to correct information provided by Air Force Lt. Gen Scott Rice about the type of drones the U.S. government... Editor’s Note: This story was updated to correct information provided by Air Force L.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecuritySep 15th, 2017Related News

McCain Collision Investigation a Test Case for Navy Cyber Experts

Almost immediately after news broke Aug. 21 that the destroyer USS John S. McCain had collided with a civilian tanker in the Pacific, the second... Almost immediately after news broke Aug. 21 that the destroyer USS John S. McCain had collided wit.....»»

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Marines May Be Getting Serious About Buying Robot Vehicles for Infantry

The Marine Corps has been experimenting with unmanned ground vehicles for several years, but one manufacturer says the service is signaling interest in making its... The Marine Corps has been experimenting with unmanned ground vehicles for severa.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecuritySep 13th, 2017Related News

Russia May Send 100K Troops to NATO’s Borders

Russia showed off its growing naval strength last month ahead of huge land exercises on NATO state borders set to begin Thursday. The exercises are... Russia showed off its growing naval strength last month ahead of huge land exercises on NATO st.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecuritySep 12th, 2017Related News

Retired But Still Flying, the F-117 Nighthawk May Soon Fade to Black

The F-117 Nighthawk has been spotted over the Nevada desert occasionally in recent years, raising questions why a “retired” plane has made its way onto... The F-117 Nighthawk has been spotted over the Nevada desert occasionally in rec.....»»

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Predator, Reaper Drones Flying to Monitor Harvey, Irma Aftermath

The Air National Guard has deployed medium-altitude drones to help airlift and search-and-rescue units find victims in disaster-stricken areas, its top general said Saturday. The... The Air National Guard has deployed medium-altitude drones to he.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecuritySep 10th, 2017Related News

Navy Still Probing Possibility of Cyberattack in Destroyer Collisions

Almost “every three-letter agency” in Washington, D.C., has assisted in an investigation into the possibility that a recent deadly collision involving a Navy destroyer in... Almost “every three-letter agency” in Washington, D.C., has assi.....»»

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Full THAAD Battery in Place in South Korea After Police Clash With Protesters

U.S. Army trucks brought four more THAAD anti-missile launchers onto a former golf course in South Korea on Thursday, following clashes between police and protesters... U.S. Army trucks brought four more THAAD anti-missile launchers onto a former.....»»

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SpaceX Launches Super-Secret Air Force X-37B Shuttle Before Irma Approaches

The Air Force successfully launched its secretive X-37B space plane from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday, the service confirmed. The rocket blasted off... The Air Force successfully launched its secretive X-37B space plane from a SpaceX Falc.....»»

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US Can Block North Korean Missiles — For Now, Leaders Say

Even as North Korea continues to exceed U.S. intelligence expectations with its fast-paced missile testing, America has never been more prepared for the country’s threats,... Even as North Korea continues to exceed U.S. intelligence expecta.....»»

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Russian Hackers Suspected of Targeting US Utilities, Nuclear Plants

Suspected Russian hackers have stepped up cyber attacks on utilities in the U.S. and Europe and now have the potential to shut down operations, a... Suspected Russian hackers have stepped up cyber attacks on utilities in the U.S. and Europe and n.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecuritySep 6th, 2017Related News

South Korea Finally Goes for Full THAAD Battery After North’s Latest Test

Four more U.S. THAAD anti-missile launchers will be set up on a former golf course south of Seoul by week’s end, despite continuing protests from... Four more U.S. THAAD anti-missile launchers will be set up on a former golf course south of.....»»

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South Korea May Get New Weapons, But Not Nukes

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has approved the sale of “sophisticated” arms to South Korea and Japan, but the South Korean defense minister’s... President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has approved the sale of.....»»

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North Korea’s Latest Blast Hints at Thermonuclear Weapon

North Korea’s Latest Blast Hints at Thermonuclear Weapon.....»»

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Air Force’s Mysterious X-37B Space Plane to Launch Next Week

The U.S. Air Force’s covert X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle is scheduled to launch Sept. 7. For the first time, the experimental space plane will hitch... The U.S. Air Force’s covert X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle is scheduled to launch Sept......»»

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PHOTOS: F-35s Join B-1s, F-15s in Show of Force Over Korea

U.S. Marine Corps F-35B stealth fighters for the first time joined U.S. Air Force B-1 bombers and foreign F-15 fighters in a show of force... U.S. Marine Corps F-35B stealth fighters for the first time joined U.S. Air Force B-1 bombers and foreig.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecurityAug 31st, 2017Related News

WATCH: US Tests Enhanced SM-6 After NK Launches Missile Over Japan

The U.S. Navy has successfully tested newly enhanced SM-6 missiles against an intermediate-range ballistic target — just a day after North Korea launched such a... The U.S. Navy has successfully tested newly enhanced SM-6 missiles against a.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecurityAug 30th, 2017Related News