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Iran claims to have built an armed UAS

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:40
The unmanned craft is equipped with missiles, according to a news agency.
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DARPA seeks a better way to see in the dark

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:38
An SBIR solicitation seeks smaller, lighter night vision wear.
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Jihadist video claims beheading of French hostage

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:23
An Algerian jihadist group linked to Islamic State released a video Wednesday purportedly showing the beheading of a French tourist who was abducted on Sunday, a U.S. terrorist watchdog group says.
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34 rooms at Naval Academy treated for bedbugs

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:49
Midshipmen in 34 rooms at the Naval Academy's only dormitory have moved to other quarters because of bedbugs.
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GAO questions F-35 sustainment estimates

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:02
Sustainment estimates for the F-35 joint strike fighter may not be realistic and require further study before a plan is finalized, the government's watchdog wrote in a new report.
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CNO: Port visits expanding across Asia-Pacific

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 18:32
The world is heating up - and that offers some new and exciting port visits for sailors. Nowhere is that more true than in Southeast Asia.
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Obama calls for dismantling Islamic State group 'network of death'

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:43
Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State 'network of death' that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action.
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Combat footage: U.S. releases video stockpile showing Syria strikes

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 14:53
U.S. Central Command posted three videos on its YouTube page showing combat footage of U.S. airstrikes on Islamic State group facilities in Syria on Tuesday. A fourth video was also posted showing a KC-135 refueling of U.S.
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Turkey considers military role against Islamic State group

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:12
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he is considering expanding support for Western and Arab operations against the Islamic State group to include military involvement.
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Ex-SOUTHCOM intel official gets 3-plus years in bribery case

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:10
A former intelligence specialist for the Miami-based Southern Command has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
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Airstrikes alone may not defeat Sunni militants

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:08
In their Syrian strongholds, extremists from the Islamic State group had been moving into civilian apartment buildings for cover days before the U.S. and its allies began pounding them before dawn Tuesday, activists say.
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Rights of same-sex military spouses vary by state

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:07
On the wall over her bunk in Kuwait, Marine Cpl. Nivia Huskey proudly displays a collection of sonogram printouts of the baby boy her pregnant spouse is carrying back home in North Carolina.
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