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Driverless trucks get in shape for US Army convoy duty

Recent tests, says Lockheed Martin, show that fully autonomous convoys can safely navigate road intersections, oncoming traffic, stalled and passing vehicles, and pedestrians.

By January 31, 2014


Samsung Convoy 2 review: Rugged, but...

Verizon's Samsung Convoy 2 has many charms, but it's also got its share of foibles that makes us wonder if it could be tougher and more impressive.

By September 12, 2011


Samsung Convoy 2

Verizon's Convoy 2 updates its rugged, push-to-talk phone, which also has e-mail and music controls right on its face.

By September 12, 2011


Samsung Convoy 2 (photos)

Verizon's Samsung Convoy 2 is a rugged handset with push-to-talk functionality and some extras besides.

7 Images By September 9, 2011


Samsung Convoy 2 (Verizon Wireless)

Certified to withstand the elements, the Samsung Convoy 2 is also a ruggedly attractive handset with a fair number of creature comforts; however, the headset jack is a disappointment and there are more rough-and-tumble phones out there.

By September 9, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 9, 2011

Rugged push-to-talk Samsung Convoy 2 rolls into Verizon

The durable Samsung Convoy gets an update with the Convoy 2, including an fresher design for the military-specced handset.

By August 9, 2011


Oorah! Marines to get hybrid power generators for the field

Aiming to cut fuel usage by as much as 40 percent, the generators use solar power to help Marines stay powered up longer and more efficiently when forward deployed.

By October 18, 2012


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


Building the A380, the world's largest passenger plane

Road Trip 2011: CNET gets a firsthand look at how the double-decker behemoth that is Airbus' A380 is assembled inside the largest industrial building in Europe. It's a sight to behold.

By July 15, 2011


Army tests 'microgrids' to get smarter about energy

Microgrids, where power generators coordinate to use fuel efficiently, will be deployed in Afghanistan with solar and storage to see whether smart grid technology can save on fuel costs.

By June 30, 2011