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A B-2 Spirit from the 509th Bomb Wing, 13th Bomb Squadron Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., prepares to be refueled by a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 434th Air Refueling Wing at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. during a nighttime aerial refueling mission over Southern Kansas, Oct. 21, 2015. (Photo by Benjamin Mota/Air Force)

A Look Inside the B-2 Stealth Bomber

Air Force pilots of the 1980s-era stealthy B-2 Spirit bomber plan to fly the aircraft on attack missions against enemy air defenses well into the…

The FDA last year approved the so-called DEKA arm, a highly advanced robotic prosthetic developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for amputees. (Photo courtesy DARPA)

We’re Back! Thank You for Your Patience’s DefenseTech blog is back online after a challenging transition period that involved redesigning the website and moving it to a new server. The process took…

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Reaper Strike Likely Killed ‘Jihadi John’

An American drone strike in Syria reportedly killed the knife-wielding Islamic State executioner known as “Jihadi John,” according to a Pentagon statement and news reports….

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Darpa: Calling All Robot Enthusiasts

  The Pentagon’s research arm wants to award robot enthusiasts $150,000 apiece to crank out prototypes that could support troops. The Defense Advanced Research Projects…