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Let the B-21 Bomber Naming Contest Begin

Super Spirit. Sky Dragon. Nighthawk II. Marauder II. Vengeance. Ghost. Shadow. You’ve told us what you think the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation stealth bomber should…










Marines with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, test the capabilities of the Legged Squad Support System (LS3), aboard Fort Devens, Mass., Nov. 5, 2013. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Michael Walters/Released)

Marine Corps Powers Down Robotic Mule

The U.S. Marine Corps has decided to power down its robotic mule, at least for now anyway. That’s according to my colleague, Hope Hodge Seck,…




A conceptual image of an aircraft powered by the new SABRE engine. (Image courtesy BAE Systems)

BAE Looks to Develop New Hypersonic Engine

The British defense giant BAE Systems Pls plans to team with a smaller specialty propulsion company to develop a new hypersonic engine. The London-based defense…



A flight crew launches a U.S. Army Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Sensor System (JLENS) February 3, 2014, at the Utah Test and Training Range, Utah. (Defense Department photo via Associated Press)

Best Photos of Runaway Army Blimp

The photograph above shows what a $2.7 billion U.S. military aerostat is supposed to look like — tethered to the ground. But on Wednesday, as…