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u.s. naval academy

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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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After contamination, U.S. naval fleet repositions

The U.S. 7th Fleet announces temporary repositioning of its ships and aircraft away from the Fukushima Daichi plant in Japan after 17 Navy helicopter crew members are exposed to low levels of contamination.

By March 14, 2011

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U.S. Naval Research: Gamers make better soldiers

U.S. Office of Naval Research finds that gamers have more advanced cognitive functions that make them better soldiers. Games might be used more actively as training tools.

By January 27, 2010

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National Academies: U.S. energy at a crossroads

Cleaner energy is possible but moves to promote technologies that improve energy security and reduce carbon emissions will take decades to bear fruit, says report.

By July 28, 2009

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Welcome to the Naval Academy: 'You're too slow!'

July 1 was the day that 1,247 new plebes showed up at the Naval Academy. CNET Road Trip 2010 was on hand to see these young men and women go through a major life-changing experience.

By July 2, 2010

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Induction day at the Naval Academy (photos)

Road Trip 2010: Every Naval Academy plebe must first make it past the loud demands of a wall of cadre, intent on breaking them down.

24 Images By July 2, 2010

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Welcome to the Air Force Academy. You're doing everything wrong!

For the 1,376 basic cadets who reported for duty at the U.S. Air Force Academy on Thursday, the next four years will be about keeping impossibly high standards and refusing to give in to the temptation to give up. And trying to avoid getting screamed at.

By June 26, 2009

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Firefighters face off in national contest

As part of the nationwide Firefighter Combat Challenge, teams of firefighters showed up at the U.S. Air Force Academy for two days of gear-laden racing.

By June 29, 2009

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Hydrogen-powered UAV in the works

The U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research plans to launch a 24-hour, hydrogen fuel cell-powered endurance flight carrying a 5-pound payload.

By April 8, 2009

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Actor Morgan Freeman embraces Net

The three-time Academy Award nominee's production company plans to release a movie simultaneously on the Net and to U.S. theaters, a move that could challenge others to follow suit.

By January 8, 2004