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Metal Gear Solid 5 free and paid expansion content detailed

Konami officially announces the Cloaked in Silence expansion; here's when it's coming and what's included.

By February 8, 2016

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Hero combat dog skydives with the soldier she saved

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.

By June 12, 2014

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From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

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.

By June 6, 2014

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Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.

By April 14, 2014

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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 July 26, 2012

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MQ-8C Fire Scout robo-copter makes first flight

The B variant has already helped the Navy capture drug smugglers and carry out recon missions in Afghanistan and Somalia. The new MQ-8C is bigger and will pack a bigger payload.

By November 3, 2013

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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 By September 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 August 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 March 30, 2011

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Another U.S. general investigated for 'inappropriate' e-mails

Defense Department is reviewing thousands of pages of e-mails between the commander of forces in Afghanistan and a woman linked to Gen. David Petraeus' resignation last week.

By November 12, 2012