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Scientists hack ocean-buoy tech to aid Marines in Afghanistan

The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.

By Jul. 26, 2012

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Extremity injuries affect thousands in Iraq and Afghanistan

Scientists hope to catch up with the great demand for treatments of battlefield limb injuries.

7 Images Sep. 9, 2011

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Army sending robo-jeeps to Afghanistan

Four Lockheed Squad Mission Support System jeeps are being sent to Afghanistan in order to test the equipment-hauling capabilities for the troops.

By Aug. 7, 2011

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GPS mortars make Army debut in Afghanistan

The U.S. Army tries out mortars with a good sense of direction in Afghanistan. Built-in GPS is the secret ingredient in these precision shells.

By Mar. 30, 2011

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U.S. soldier in Afghanistan gets $16,000 AT&T bill

Pfc. Jose Rivera, posted to Afghanistan, believes he was told by AT&T that for an extra $4.95 a month, he could make international calls to his wife. Now, AT&T says he owes $16,000.

By Dec. 19, 2010

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Transcript: Wikileaks Afghanistan docs 'alarming'

In a Monday briefing, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says it's "alarming" to find so many "top-secret documents" from the U.S. military in Afghanistan publicly available, thanks to the document-sharing site.

By Jul. 26, 2010

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Jim sent us more 404 sticker pictures from his base in Afghanistan!

Jim sent us another video of a sticker attached to a resupply drop as well as a handful of awesome photos of his base (now adorned with 404 stickers). Stay safe, Jim, and let us know if you need more stickers or temporary tattoos!

19 Images May. 27, 2010

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'Smart' grenade launcher heads to Afghanistan

The XM-25 makes use of features like a laser rangefinder and microchip-equipped ammo to take on targets out of reach of small arms fire.

By May. 8, 2010

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Pentagon ships new M-ATVs to Afghanistan

Over the next year, more than 6,600 of the Oshkosh-built mine-resistant vehicles will head to Afghanistan to replace up-armored Humvees.

By Oct. 1, 2009

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Fancy pants headed to Afghanistan

Army tests new combat pants designed for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan.

By May. 26, 2009