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  • Army researchers conduct first-ever combustion experiment with X-rays
    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Propulsion made an historic first with its experiment in a gas turbine combustor using X-rays. The data will help...

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  • NASA Hires Lockheed Martin to Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane
    NASA has inked a deal with Lockheed Martin to develop a supersonic “X-plane” that could break the sound barrier without a sonic boom, officials said Tuesday. The $247.5 million contract...

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  • Senior DoD Official Discusses Future of Directed Energy Weapons
    As stated in the National Defense Strategy, the United States needs to invest and accelerate the modernization of key capabilities to build a more lethal force. Michael D. Griffin, the undersecretary...

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  • Trump pushes for new ‘space force’
    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants the US military to create a new “space force,” adding to the Pentagon’s current ground, navy and air forces. Trump told troops at the...

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  • US Army researchers improving biometrics speed, accuracy for military intelligence, security
    Huge advances in biometric collection and database query are now being made with more to come on the horizon, said William Graves, the chief engineer for Program Executive Office Intelligence,...

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  • Singapore Invites Cyberattacks To Strengthen Defences
    Hundreds of hackers have targeted Singapore’s defence ministry — but the attacks were at the government’s invitation in an unusual attempt to strengthen cybersecurity. Authorities...

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  • CID warns Army community about social media impersonation of Soldier accounts
    U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s (CID) Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) is once again warning Soldiers and the Army community to be on the lookout for “social media...

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  • US Army’s new electronic warfare capabilities hit the ground in Europe
    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and 2nd Armored Brigade, 1st Infantry Division are the first to receive new electronic warfare, known as EW,...

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  • Europe claims 100 million users for Galileo satnav system
    The Galileo satellite navigation system, Europe’s rival to the United States’ GPS, has nearly 100 million users after its first year of operation, the French space agency CNES said...

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  • Exercise tracking map highlights locations of deployed troops
    A map showing paths taken by users of an exercise tracking app reveals potentially sensitive information about American and allied military personnel in places including Iraq and Syria. While some...

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