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Roller coaster tech helps U.S. Navy with its need for speed

About a dozen new roller coasters are opening at amusement parks across the U.S. this summer. Many are bigger, faster, and scarier than ever thanks to tech capable of accelerating them to up to 100 mph. CNET's Sumi Das shows us how the technology is also helping revolutionize U.S. Navy carriers.

By June 28, 2013

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U.S. Navy dolphins find antique torpedo

Dolphins trained by the U.S. military to find objects underwater have uncovered a late 19th century torpedo off the California coast.

By May 20, 2013

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U.S. Navy uses laser to take down drone

The Navy plans to put the first laser weapon on a ship, the Galaxy Note 8 rivals the iPad Mini, and Starbucks offers a new way to get iTunes freebies.

By April 9, 2013

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U.S. Navy uses laser to take down drone

The Navy plans to put the first laser weapon on a ship, the Galaxy Note 8 rivals the iPad Mini, and Starbucks offers a new way to get iTunes freebies.

By April 9, 2013

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U.S. Navy sees shipboard laser weapon coming soon

A solid-state laser will be installed on the USS Ponce, and it may well end up parked in the Persian Gulf.

By April 8, 2013

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U.S. Stratcom isn't your father's Strategic Air Command

With jurisdiction from the bottom of the ocean to deep space, U.S. Strategic Command has its hands full in a very complex world. CNET Road Trip 2013 visited to better understand the mission.

By August 1, 2013

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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. Navy turns to Linux to run its drone fleet

A deal will pay giant military contractor Raytheon about $28 million to install the operating system on its vertical take off and landing (VTOL) drones.

By June 8, 2012

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Robotic jellyfish for U.S. Navy powers itself with seawater

Researchers are working on a robot that looks and moves like a jellyfish and powers itself with the help of high-tech materials and seawater. Surveillance and environmental monitoring are possible uses.

By March 21, 2012

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Whoosh! U.S. Navy F-35C gets electromagnetic launch

The Navy successfully test-launches the next-generation aircraft--the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter--from its futuristic EMALS carrier system.

By November 28, 2011