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Army to Shrink Robot Fleet

The U.S. Army plans to trash nearly half of its small robotic vehicle fleet and develop a new family of unmanned ground vehicles capable of…


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Oshkosh Delivers JLTV Prototype

Oshkosh Defense delivered its first Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototype for the next phase of government testing to replace the outdated Humvee. The Aug. 7 ceremony…


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U.S., Germany, Turkey Hold Robotics Exercise

The U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence recently hosted an international effort to see of allied militaries can control each other’s unmanned ground vehicles. Army…


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BAE Tests New Smart Munition

  BAE Systems and United Technologies Corporation recently completed a successful guided flight test of the Multi-Service Standard Guided Projectile at White Sands Missile Range,…



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Congress orders F-35 Software Plan

Congress ordered the Pentagon to establish an independent team consisting of subject matter experts to review the development of software for the Joint Strike Fighter…



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First Osprey Arrives at Marine One Squadron

The President’s Marine helicopter squadron received the first of 12 MV-22 Ospreys on April 5, although the president will not be traveling aboard the tilt-rotor…



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Marines Buy Tiny Wasp UAVs

The Marine Corps is spending $12 million on a new batch of AeroVironment Wasp AE small unmanned aircraft systems. Naval Air Systems Command’s Program Office…





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Eglin’s F-35Bs Take to the Skies

Here you have it, the Marine Corps’ first training variant (well, kinda) F-35B Joint Strike Fighter taking off on its maiden flight from the F-35…


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Fake Parts are Everywhere

Well, after months of research, Senate Armed Services Committee investigators have discovered “a flood” counterfet parts in everything from critical navigation software for newly modernized…




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USMC’s Harriers Could Fly Until 2030!

Yup, you read that correctly. With the help of spare parts scavenged from Britain’s old GR9 Harriers that the Marine Corps just bought from the…


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DoD’s 30-Year Aviation Plan

Here you have it, the Pentagon’s annual 30-year aviation plan. Click through the jump to read all about how the Defense Department plans on buying…