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Jul 28, 2014

Studio uses movie making technology to improve military training

A U.S. military patrol unit slowly moves through a quiet Afghanistan village, when sudden enemy gunfire rings out and their convoy is ambushed by rocket-propelled grenades...

Jul 17, 2014

B-2 stealth bomber made its maiden flight 25 years ago

The radar-evading B-2 stealth bomber has been called one of the greatest achievements in military technology...

Jul 11, 2014

U.S. DARPA researchers announce the self-guided bullet

The U.S. government says it has developed the first ever self-guided bullets that can lock onto a target more than a mile away and maneuver midflight in order to hit its mark. The .50 caliber target tracking bullets, dubbed Extreme Accuracy Tasked Or...

Jul 30, 2014

Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

(AP) -- U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents. The U.... #European Union #Crimea

Jul 30, 2014

A look at the EU's new sanctions against Russia

(AP) -- The European Union's sanctions against Russia are bound to inflict pain on the country's ailing economy. While still narrowly targeted, they come as a warning shot to convince Moscow to change its Ukraine policies or face even tougher penalti... #European Union #Europe #Brussels #The Arctic

Jul 28, 2014

From the Newsday archives: The War That Failed to End All Wars

Editor's note: Thirty years ago, Newsday published this article by a professor of history and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It ran with this subheadline: "World tensions of 70 years ago r... #Afghanistan #Iran #Europe #London #Eastern Europe #Sarajevo #United Kingdom #Hungary #University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jul 05, 2014

Inside the plot to smuggle US military technology to Iran

An Iranian named Amir Ardebili was writing out a long list when he suddenly stopped and turned to his new partners in arms. “This is a very secret list, please,”..... #Afghanistan #Iran #Europe #London #Eastern Europe #Sarajevo #United Kingdom #Hungary #University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jul 12, 2014

Taking to the sky: Airshow ready for take off

(AP) -- A lot is at stake in the Farnborough International Airshow, the aviation industry's biggest annual event, which opens Monday. The trade show is expected to see the first presentation of the world's most advanced fighter jet, new commercial ai... #London #Airbus #Boeing #Lockheed Martin

Jul 14, 2014

Developers aiming to get new F-35 at Farnborough

(AP) -- Lockheed Martin and the U.S. military say they are still hoping to show off the F-35B fighter at the Farnborough International Airshow -- even though time is running out to get the aircraft across the Atlantic. Developers are still hoping to ... #London #Airbus #Boeing #Lockheed Martin

Jul 20, 2014

Should Commercial Jets Be Equipped to Avoid Missiles?

Theoretically, even a hulking Boeing 777 could evade a missile like the one that brought down flight MH17 using military-grade technology... #London #Airbus #Boeing #Lockheed Martin