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u.s. marine corps

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You knew it, science proves it. Exercise can be poisonous

Too much exercise can actually poison your blood. But the amount it takes to get toxic isn't a feat for mere mortals.

By June 24, 2015

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Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015

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Be a code breaker: Enigma machines up for auction

Bid on a piece of WWII spy history with an unprecedented collection of cipher machines and accessories up for sale at Christie's auction house through Dec. 3.

By December 2, 2014

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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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Drone dogfights by 2015? U.S. Navy preps for futuristic combat

Researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School are trying to figure out how to develop a system that pits two huge teams of autonomous drones against each other. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigates.

By June 21, 2012

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U.S. troops getting wearable gunshot detectors

A shoulder-mounted unit with four acoustic sensors and a chest display that attaches to body armor can show the direction and distance of sniper fire in a fraction of a second.

By March 21, 2011

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U.S. military blocks sites to free space for quake relief

Amazon, YouTube, 11 other sites popular with military personnel are blocked from the .mil computer system in effort to reserve bandwidth for use in quake recovery efforts.

By March 15, 2011

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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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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