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Building the U.S. Army's M1A2 Abrams tank (pictures)

Since 1980, the Army has depended on the Abrams for battlefield superiority in combat. As part of Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman checked out how these battle-tested vehicles are forged.

36 Images By July 10, 2013

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Norwegian army trials Oculus Rift to drive tanks

The Norwegian army is trying out virtual-reality gaming headset Oculus Rift in an attempt to improve safety while driving tanks.

By May 6, 2014

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Before the battlefield: Making the Army's Abrams tank

Since 1978, the Army has depended on this proven vehicle, a 70-ton tank with a 120mm gun. CNET's Daniel Terdiman went to Lima, Ohio on Road Trip 2013 to see how the combat vehicle is made.

By July 10, 2013

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China cyberspies hit US national security think tanks

The Deep Panda group has turned its attention to US efforts and intentions in Iraq, where there are major Chinese oil interests.

By July 8, 2014

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U.S. Army explores fuel efficiency with new vehicle

Multinational engineering firm Ricardo finished its first build of a new light tactical vehicle for the U.S. Army, with one of its main design goals being fuel efficiency.

By October 10, 2011

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Braven 855s: Water-resistant Bluetooth speaker is built like a tank

If you're looking for a beefier portable wireless speaker to take outdoors, the $300 Braven 855s can pound out the tunes and has good battery life.

By May 5, 2014

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Alcatel One Touch Idol

With low-end specs and no 4G speeds, Alcatel's One Touch Idol can't compete with the LG Nexus 4.

June 5, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating June 5, 2013

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Quirky Refuel

Quirky's latest crowd-sourced gadget, the Refuel, brings some intelligence to gas grilling by monitoring your fuel level. Of course, you can always lift the tank.

June 27, 2014

MSRP: $49.99

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From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.

By June 6, 2014

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Brrzzzt! U.S. Army checks out laser-based lightning tech

Future weapon would seek out targets that conduct electricity better than the air or ground that surrounds them.

By June 28, 2012