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  • Cameras, drones: Rio de Janeiro to put electronic eyes on crime
    Rio de Janeiro state is moving ahead with plans to deploy security cameras and drones to help fight crime, according to its next governor, a far-right politician loyal to president-elect Jair...

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  • PLA Air Force Plans Expansion into Space to Modernize Capability
    The People’s Liberation Army Air Force intends to expand its presence into space as part of its plan to become a world-class force, a senior officer said on Sunday. Senior Colonel Wang...

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  • US indicts 10 Chinese over scheme to steal aerospace tech
    The United States indicted 10 Chinese, including two intelligence officers, over a five-year scheme to steal technology from US and French aerospace firms by hacking into their computers. The...

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  • Bezos defends Amazon effort for Pentagon cloud project
    SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon chief Jeff Bezos on Monday defended the company’s bid for a major Pentagon cloud computing contract, saying it was important to support US defense efforts even if...

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  • US military bans Huawei, ZTE phones
    Personnel on US military bases can no longer buy phones and other gear manufactured by Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE, after the Pentagon said the devices pose an “unacceptable” security...

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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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