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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

Military.com’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….