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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

Review

Magellan MAP-330M (Marine)

You will be hard-pressed to find a more powerful, more lightweight GPS unit for the price.

November 29, 2000

4 stars Editors' rating November 29, 2000

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Uniden Mystic VHF/GPS Mapping Marine Radio

Whether you're a serious mariner or a weekend warrior, Uniden's Mystic VHF/GPS radio provides the power, reliability, and features you'd want in a marine handheld unit.

May 25, 2004

4 stars Editors' rating May 25, 2004

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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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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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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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Air Force, Marines advance on social networks

Following an official OK from the Pentagon, the Air Force and Marines are now allowing military personnel to access social sites like Facebook and Twitter.

By April 1, 2010

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Anonymous hacks lawyers for Marine accused of Iraq massacre

In a string of attacks today, members of the digital activist group Anonymous apparently hacked into the Web site of defense lawyers for a U.S. Marine accused of leading a civilian massacre in Iraq, and have reportedly acquired e-mails exchanged by attorneys in the case.

By February 3, 2012

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Report: China hijacked U.S. Internet data

China has been able to redirect data flow and is behind incidents that have caused U.S. traffic to be sent to Chinese Web servers, congressional commission finds.

By October 22, 2010