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Pentagon: You know what's cool? A trillion-dollar fighter

Air Force has given clearance for its version of the Joint Strike Fighter to begin tests--a major milestone. The program could cost a trillion dollars over the next 50 years.

By February 29, 2012


Romanian arrested on Pentagon, NASA hacking charges

Romanians arrest suspect accused of hacking into NASA and Pentagon servers in the U.S.

By January 31, 2012


Critic compares Apple's new spaceship HQ to Pentagon

The architecture critic of the Los Angeles Times calls Apple's planned and supposedly futuristic headquarters a "retrograde cocoon"--and some other things.

By September 12, 2011


Apple's proposed campus larger than the Pentagon

Some casual measuring of Apple's floor plans for its campus reboot have found that it's slightly larger than another quite famous, uniquely shaped building.

By August 16, 2011


Pentagon: Space junk could knock out your cell phone

As if AT&T and friends don't have enough problems, the Pentagon says space debris could cause a chain reaction and halt terrestrial communications.

By February 3, 2011


Lockheed touts progress on Space Fence

The Air Force wants to replace its aging Space Surveillance System to keep tabs on the threat posed by orbital space junk. Lockheed Martin has a radar prototype.

By March 8, 2012


Airborne Laser hits the off switch

The souped-up 747 was built to pack a "megawatt-class" laser and cut down enemy missiles before they could do any harm. But the funds ran dry, so it's off to the "Boneyard."

By February 27, 2012


Air Force's U-2 aircraft get new lease on life

The draft of the federal budget for 2013 pulls back the throttle on the rival Global Hawk program. An Air Force general says the U-2, a design that dates to the 1950s, is "the stronger system."

By February 22, 2012


Can this 'janitor satellite' clean up space junk?

An $11 million machine under development at the Swiss Space Center aims to tidy up space debris in the near heavens.

By February 15, 2012


Chinese hackers targeting smart cards to grab U.S. defense data

Cyberattacks from China have reportedly adopted a variant of the malware known Sykipot to compromise the smart cards used by U.S. government agencies.

By January 13, 2012