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b-2 bomber


Fill 'er up, flyboy: Sky-high refueling, from biplane to B-2

Ninety years ago, a handful of aviators tried out a novel idea: running a gasoline hose from one biplane to another. Higher-tech adaptations of that maneuver keep 21st century aircraft going and going and...

By August 25, 2013


State of the art: $20,000, 1 megapixel. This is what digital cameras were like in 1995

From the CNET vault: Remember when we used to specify that a camera was digital? Check out what was considered top-of-the-line back in 1995 -- and how much people paid for such cutting-edge technology.

By July 16, 2015


Supersonic drone to be tested in Australia

The new stealth "superdrone" from BAE Systems will get its maiden flight at the Woomera test range in South Australia.

By April 14, 2013


Sixty years on, the B-52 is still going strong

The iconic aircraft of the Cold War made its debut flight in 1952. The Air Force says the bomber could easily still be flying in the year 2040.

By April 15, 2012


Next thing in wind energy: Stealth turbines

Wind turbines that do not interfere with radar systems used by aircraft have been tested successfully and are close to becoming commercially viable, according to turbine maker Vestas.

By June 29, 2011


X-47B robo-plane takes (flying) wing again

Making its second and third dry runs in the desert, the Northrop Grumman prototype is in the early stages of gearing up for eventual maneuvers on an aircraft carrier.

By March 18, 2011


The motorcycle that thinks it's a stealth bomber

Northrop Grumman celebrates 20 years of the B-2 Spirit aircraft with a two-wheeled ride built by the team behind the American Chopper

TV show.

By January 15, 2009


Has WikiLeaks landed in cyberattack crosshairs?

Conservative commentators call for WikiLeaks' Iraq files, actually hosted on Amazon.com servers in California, to be electronically "assaulted."

By October 27, 2010


U.S. military cyberwar: What's off-limits?

Ex-NSA and CIA head tells Black Hat crowd that rules for when military can attack foreign networks might exempt power grids and financial networks.

By July 29, 2010


BenQ V2400W: World's thinnest 24-incher

Have a butcher's at the BenQ V2400W LCD monitor. It's 62mm at its fattest point, which makes it the thinnest 24-inch monitor in the world

By May 28, 2008