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Boeing NewGen Tanker wins USAF dogfight (images)

In a decision that's been a decade and at least two major reversals in the making, the U.S. Air Force awards Boeing a $30 billion contract to build the new KC-46A.

21 Images By Feb. 25, 2011

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Photos: USAF Thunderbirds ready for air-show duty

The red, white, and blue F-16s launch into another season of dazzling crowds with their aerial maneuvers at air shows across the country.

16 Images By May. 2, 2009

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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By Sep. 21, 2013

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President Obama travels through time in Google Maps

I've seen some bizarre Street View images on Google Maps, but this time the satellite feature has leaked government secrets about Air Force One's flight arrangements: time travel.

By Dec. 2, 2011

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House orders Pentagon to disclose domestic drone use

The Pentagon operates drones abroad that are armed with sophisticated sensors, Hellfire missiles, and laser-guided bombs. The House of Representatives wants to know if they're used at home.

By Mar. 7, 2013

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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 Jan. 18, 2013

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Boeing's $30 billion tanker win: No flak from EADS

The European aircraft company says it won't contest the Pentagon's decision to award the hotly contested and very lucrative KC-46A tanker contract to Boeing.

By Mar. 4, 2011

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Boeing KC-46A flies through early review

The next-generation aerial tanker, in a program that could eventually be worth $30 billion, will incorporate a digital flight deck that features, among other things, Boeing 787 Dreamliner electronic displays.

By May. 12, 2012

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Locata wants to fill holes in GPS location, navigation

Its ground-based equivalent of satellite navigation technology is for governments and businesses today, but Locata hopes to bring it to smartphones in two years or so.

By Dec. 13, 2012