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u.s. marines

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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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Exclusive: RadiumOne’s very strange story just got stranger

Turns out RadiumOne's fired CEO isn't the only employee with a spotty record, according to the US Secret Service.

By May 8, 2014

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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

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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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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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U.S. spy satellite heads into orbit after spectacular launch

A classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite was lofted into orbit Friday by a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket, in the third of four NRO missions planned for 2012.

By June 29, 2012

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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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Watch the F-35B jet make a vertical take-off and landing

Lockheed Martin says the production model of the new jet successfully completed a stationary take-off earlier this month.

By May 21, 2013

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Pentagon grounds entire F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet

Multibillion-dollar program to develop "the most affordable, lethal, supportable, and survivable aircraft ever to be used" hits some turbulence after a crack is discovered in an engine turbine blade.

By February 23, 2013