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A century of the best of the U.S. Air Force (pictures)

From B-52s to B-2s to the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb that ended World War II, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has it all. CNET's Daniel Terdiman visited as part of Road Trip 2013.

32 Images By July 22, 2013

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U.S. Air Force designates six cybertools as weapons

New designations should allow the programs to better compete for increasingly scarce Pentagon funding, an official says.

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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How the U.S. forces Net firms to cooperate on surveillance

Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.

By July 12, 2013

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U.S. Air Force to spend $9M on iPads for flight manual reboot

Under a new, multimillion dollar contract, the U.S. Air Force plans to replace a chunk of its printed in-flight materials with iPads.

By March 2, 2012

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Air Force's U-2 aircraft get new lease on life

The draft of the federal budget for 2013 pulls back the throttle on the rival Global Hawk program. An Air Force general says the U-2, a design that dates to the 1950s, is "the stronger system."

By February 22, 2012

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NASA and U.S. Air Force eye chicken fat as jet fuel

Researchers are testing chicken-fat-derived biofuel on a NASA DC-8 to measure its performance and emissions as part of new research.

By March 31, 2011

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Samsung Galaxy S4 landing on six U.S. carriers

Samsung confirms the Galaxy S4 smartphone will arrive on six American cellular providers starting in April.

By March 14, 2013

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A brief history of Android phones

Three years ago, the Android OS was just a buzzword. But quite a few handsets later, it's a powerful force. CNET takes a look back at all the Android goodness that has come.

By August 2, 2011

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U.S. general warns of Iran's growing cyber strength

The Iranian government has enhanced its cyber capabilities since being hit by the Stuxnet virus, cautions a U.S. Air Force official.

By January 18, 2013