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How the helicopters of the future are shaping up

The Pentagon is looking ahead several decades toward future fleets of rotorcraft -- and working now to lay the plans for getting there.

By October 6, 2013


NSA job post for 'Civil Liberties & Privacy Officer' goes live

The scandal surrounding the US National Security Agency is no laughing matter, of course. But it's hard not to look for telling lines in the agency's new job listing.

By September 20, 2013


Aboard America's Doomsday command and control plane

If the U.S. fights a nuclear war, top military brass could run it from aboard the National Airborne Operations Center. CNET Road Trip 2013 went on board one of the militarized 747s.

By July 23, 2013


Russians back down from leaked U.N. Internet proposal

Following the disclosure by CNET of a secret proposal to transfer Internet governance to the U.N., the Russian Federation has revised its plan, toning down the language but not the thrust of the document.

By November 20, 2012


Boeing trucks ahead with 8-wheeling laser weapon

The defense contractor is ready to mount a 10-kilowatt solid-state laser on a big Oshkosh HEMTT vehicle. Then comes the real test.

By October 6, 2012


EU telcos defend UN Internet takeover plans

A group of European telcos is defending a controversial proposal to radically alter the architecture of the Web and its governance. But the rhetoric has done little to slow critics.

By September 23, 2012


U.S. Army envisions the helicopter of the future

And by future, we're talking 2030. Let's just hope the planners, builders, and budgeteers keep an open mind to how technology evolves over the next two decades.

By December 16, 2011


Atlantis astronauts bid station crew final farewell

After moving a bus-size cargo module from the space station to Atlantis' cargo bay, the shuttle astronauts bid a final farewell and move back aboard the orbiter to rig the ship for undocking tomorrow.

By July 18, 2011


U.S. Navy getting closer to arming ships with lasers

Northrop Grumman and the Navy test fire a solid-state, high-energy laser from a moving ship on assortment of objects, including remotely driven boats and land-based targets.

By April 11, 2011


Boeing aims sky-high with 'Phantom Ray'

The aerospace giant revives its X-45C unmanned aircraft for a new project that it expects to get off the ground in December 2010.

By May 9, 2009