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US Sends 3 Nuclear Stealth Bombers to Pacific

WASHINGTON — The United States has deployed three B-2 Spirit nuclear stealth bombers to support U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Strategic Command announced Wednesday. The aircraft are the United States’ most advanced bomber and part of its nuclear deterrent defenses. It … Continue reading

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NEW Flight Restrictions on all future F-22 Flights Due to Safety Concerns over Pilot’s Experiencing Oxygen Deprivation

WASHINGTON — Facing a mysterious safety problem with the Air Force’s most-prized stealth fighter, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday ordered new flight restrictions on the F-22 and summoned help from Navy and NASA experts. Panetta endorsed Air Force efforts … Continue reading

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A US Army officer has accused the American military of painting a misleading picture of progress in the war in Afghanistan

Is the US military painting a false picture of the Afghan war? WASHINGTON — A US Army officer has accused the American military of painting a misleading picture of progress in the war in Afghanistan while glossing over the Kabul government’s many failings. Lieutenant … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: China’s Military Power is Getting Stronger

In 2009: In 2010: In 2011: In 2012?: The Communist giant is still a long way from building a military as strong as the United States. But as the debt-ridden US Government looks to cut defense costs, China, the world’s second largest … Continue reading

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DARPA’s New Research Project “Narrative Networks”

According to a new report, the Department of Defense is attempting to find out what makes a person easily influenced in hopes of swaying them towards supporting their own causes. In a report published this week by Wired.com’s Danger Room, … Continue reading

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NEW PENTAGON REPORT: China’s military abilities already catching up to the West

The Defense Department assessment says Beijing appears on track to achieve its goal of building a modern, regionally focused military by 2020. China’s military is closing technical gaps that long have given the United States and its allies a military edge in … Continue reading

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U.S. Spies Can’t Stop Buying Fake Microchips from China

The U.S. miltary has known for quite some time that they have a quality control problem with the microchips they’ve been buying in China. A 2005 report from the Defense Science Board warned that in buying weapon circuitry overseas, “trojan … Continue reading

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PENTAGON Confirms Largest Loss Ever of Sensitive Data in a “Cyberattack” by a foreign government

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Thursday revealed that in the spring it suffered one of its largest losses ever of sensitive data in a cyberattack by a foreign government. It is a dramatic example of why the military is pursuing … Continue reading

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