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u.s. marine corps

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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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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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Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By October 12, 2014

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Angelina Jolie's stunt double sues News Corp. for alleged hacking

Eunice Huthart, Jolie's body double in "Tomb Raider 2," claims that News Corp. hacked her phone and wrote stories based on information gleaned from her voice mails. This is the first U.S. claim in the hacking saga.

By June 18, 2013

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F-35 fighter a high-profile no-show at Farnborough

An engine fire three weeks ago has grounded the expensive new fighter jet. US military officials still hope the jet can make a last-minute appearance at the prestigious UK airshow, though.

By July 14, 2014

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News Corp. exec threatens to make Fox subscription-only

Chase Carey, COO of News Corp., says at the NAB Show that Aereo is stealing broadcasters' content. And if the courts don't step in, they'll have to introduce a subscription model for TV shows and live broadcasts.

By April 8, 2013

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FDA clears ReWalk exoskeleton that lets paraplegics walk again

Following the EU's lead, the US finally allows people with spinal cord injuries to buy the motorized system that lets them independently stand upright, turn, and walk.

By June 26, 2014

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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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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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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

Hundreds of families of Americans missing in action in Palau since World War II have long wondered what happened to their loved ones. Now cutting-edge oceanographic technology is helping find answers.

By April 20, 2014