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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…



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…


Caption: Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-16V, the latest and most advanced F-16 on the market on Oct. 16, 2015, completed its maiden flight. (Photo courtesy Lockheed Martin)

New F-16V ‘Viper’ Makes First Flight

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s newest type of F-16 fighter jet, known as the F-16V “Viper,” recently completed its maiden flight, the company announced. The Oct. 16…


Caption: Wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was displayed Oct. 13, 2015, in The Hague, as the Dutch Safety Board released the results of its investigation into what caused the deadly accident. (Photo courtesy Dutch Safety Board)

Report: Russian-made Buk Missile Downed MH17

After a 15-month investigation, the Dutch Safety Board has concluded a Russian-made Buk surface-to-air missile shot down the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over the Ukraine…