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Pentagon: You know what's cool? A trillion-dollar fighter

Air Force has given clearance for its version of the Joint Strike Fighter to begin tests--a major milestone. The program could cost a trillion dollars over the next 50 years.

By February 29, 2012

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Soldier leaked Google attack investigation details, hacker says

Hacker Adrian Lamo says the Army analyst who confided to him about leaking air-strike videos and diplomatic cables also told him he leaked details about a U.S. investigation of cyberattacks on Google.

By June 12, 2010

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F-35 fighter a high-profile no-show at Farnborough

An engine fire three weeks ago has grounded the expensive new fighter jet. US military officials still hope the jet can make a last-minute appearance at the prestigious UK airshow, though.

By July 14, 2014

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President Obama travels through time in Google Maps

I've seen some bizarre Street View images on Google Maps, but this time the satellite feature has leaked government secrets about Air Force One's flight arrangements: time travel.

By December 2, 2011

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Plane almost hit drone in midair, says FAA

In the skies over Florida, the FAA says, a US Airways flight, just 2,300 feet from the ground, narrowly avoids a drone.

By May 10, 2014

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Amazon employee unleashes drone havoc on Space Needle

Up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a...drone? An Amazon employee flies a drone to the Space Needle and allegedly crashes it into a window.

By July 25, 2014

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Pentagon grounds entire F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet

Multibillion-dollar program to develop "the most affordable, lethal, supportable, and survivable aircraft ever to be used" hits some turbulence after a crack is discovered in an engine turbine blade.

By February 23, 2013

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Airbus reports best-ever jet sales at Farnborough: $75.3B

The aviation industry spends big bucks and plans years in advance. Airbus sells 496 passenger jets at the UK airshow.

By July 17, 2014

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When they say fly, wanna-be Navy pilots say 'how high?'

At Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, the US Navy graduates about 1,000 fresh pilots a year. CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman takes a digital shot at flying like one of them.

By June 26, 2014

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Scientists accidentally record ball lightning in nature for first time

Chinese researchers have done the seemingly impossible: observed and recorded an instance of ball lightning completely by accident. And it bodes well for a decade-old theory about the nature of the conundrum.

By January 17, 2014