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icbms

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Photos: A half-century of ICBMs

In October 1959, an Atlas missile with a nuclear warhead went on alert, formally launching the ICBM era for the United States.

22 Images By Oct. 19, 2009

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Interceptor missile to take on ICBMs

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin is getting ready to test an interceptor missile plainly dubbed the Multiple Kill Vehicle.

By May. 23, 2008

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Glitch hits Wyoming ICBM site computers

One-ninth of the U.S. ICBM strike force went offline Saturday, as a series of control errors multiplied beyond the ability of engineers to compensate.

By Oct. 27, 2010

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Anonymous hacks North Korea's Twitter and Flickr accounts

The "hacktivist" group also takes credit for accessing a North Korean news and information site, which is currently offline.

By Apr. 4, 2013

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Anonymous again hacks into North Korean Web sites

The "hacktivist" group has hacked its way into a North Korean news site for the second time this month.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Declassified: Air Force plans for a flying saucer

This mysterious saucer from the 1950s was meant to fly at speeds of up to Mach 4. Most mysteriously, it was designed by... Canadians.

By Oct. 6, 2012

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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 Apr. 15, 2012

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Doomsday Clock moves 1 minute closer to catastrophe

Blaming a lack of progress on nuclear arms and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists puts humanity at five minutes before a dire midnight.

By Jan. 11, 2012

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Race to develop long-range UAV enters second lap

In project called Vulture II, three teams are vying for DARPA contract to build high-altitude, electric-propelled unmanned demonstrator aircraft.

By Oct. 26, 2009

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Robotics Rodeo: En route to safer convoys

Big Army trucks lumbering down supply routes often run into trouble. One way to reduce the risk is to take the driver out of the driver's seat.

By Sep. 4, 2009