The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.
While stories inspired by reality always take some liberties with the truth, the new prime-time drama "Scorpion" has its roots in a real person: genius hacker Walter O'Brien. We visited the set of the show to speak with him and get the inside story on the show's creation.
Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.
Heat-seeking technology developed for the military's Javelin missile program might soon be used to save rather than destroy.
Layka, who lost a leg saving soldiers from an attacker in Afghanistan, skydives with her handler to test a new parachute harness for US combat dogs serving abroad.
Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?
The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.
A Brooklyn photographer has engraved mobile phones with slogans that US soldiers scratched onto Zippo lighters during the Vietnam War. The overall message: nothing has changed.
After being shot last August, Liam Nevins' bloody sleeve was cut off, becoming a keepsake. When he was killed a month later, his mother sought a memory -- a 3D print of the "Sleeve of Destiny."
Scientists hope to catch up with the great demand for treatments of battlefield limb injuries.