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marines

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2K Marin hit with mass layoffs

The developer of BioShock 2 and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has laid off the majority of its staff, with the remaining staff to be folded into a new 2K studio.

By October 17, 2013

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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

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Scientists hack ocean-buoy tech to aid Marines in Afghanistan

The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.

By July 26, 2012

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How hacked ocean tech gives Marines real-time weather info (pictures)

Scientists at the Scripps Oceanographic Institute converted existing ocean-buoy technology into a system Marines in Afghanistan use to get accurate weather information. CNET Road Trip 2012 takes a look.

6 Images By July 26, 2012

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At Pendleton, teaching Marines calm in the chaos of combat

With the Infantry Immersion Trainer, the Marines have a system designed to prepare troops for what urban conflict is like. CNET Road Trip embedded -- and got shot.

By July 16, 2012

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Order amid chaos: The Marines train for combat (pictures)

U.S. Marines preparing for possible combat deployment spend time in the Infantry Immersion Trainer at Camp Pendleton. CNET Road Trip 2012 embedded with the Marines -- and took a shot.

27 Images By July 16, 2012

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014

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Watch a jet with no front landing gear land on stool

A little-known fact is that a special stool was invented for the very purpose of helping a Harrier jet land without its front landing gear.

By June 26, 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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Revisiting the legacy of JFK's assassination in Dallas

More than 50 years later, Dallas remains synonymous with one of the most controversial events in US history. CNET visits Dealey Plaza during Road Trip 2014.

By June 18, 2014