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2014/09/29 20:58
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WASHINGTON -- The squabbling between the Pentagon and Capitol Hill over whether to kill the biggest of the military’s drones – the Global Hawk – is finished for the moment, with the remotely piloted...
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2014/09/27 02:17
2014/09/27 02:17
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As a tropical cyclone churned the Atlantic Ocean this month, a drone watched from above, dropping a paper-towel-roll-sized set of sensors attached to a parachute through the clouds on a 20-minute,...
2014/09/27 00:19
2014/09/27 00:19
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The White House is preparing a directive that would require federal agencies to publicly disclose for the first time where they fly drones in the United States and what they do with the torrents of...
2014/09/25 02:56
2014/09/25 02:56
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The air campaign against Khorasan and the Islamic State got underway even as Mr. Obama flew to New York to meet with world leaders gathering at the opening session of the United Nations General...
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2014/09/24 19:38
2014/09/24 19:38
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The MQ-4C Triton is about 3,000 miles closer to the fleet after completing its first cross-country flight, demonstrating its potential to keep up with manned aircraft once it goes operational in three...
2014/09/24 15:19
2014/09/24 15:19
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Sept. 23--The Navy will soon deploy unmanned surveillance helicopters to the Pacific for the first time, according to defense contractor Northrop Grumman. Four MQ-8B Fire Scouts will be aboard the...
2014/09/23 11:31
2014/09/23 11:31
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More dust blows out of the Sahara Desert and into the atmosphere than from any other desert in the world, and more than half of the dust deposited in the ocean lifts off from these arid North African...
2014/09/22 20:28
2014/09/22 20:28
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An AeroVironment Puma drone undergoes pre-flight tests in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, on Saturday, June 7. The drone will be used to survey roads, pipelines and other equipment at the largest oil field in...
2014/09/21 17:49
2014/09/21 17:49
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Contract Includes Retrofit Kits And Other Upgrades To Existing Aircraft The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation for the...
2014/09/21 15:38
2014/09/21 15:38
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While the plan to keep new, unmanned Global Hawks over the aging manned U-2 has support among top Defense Department officials, the top combat general in the Air Force says it is not the best military...
2014/09/19 22:56
2014/09/19 22:56
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An unmanned aircraft built by Northrop Grumman Corp. in Palmdale completed a flight to Maryland where it will undergo further testing. The MQ-4C Triton aircraft finished the 11-hour flight from the...
2014/09/18 19:39
2014/09/18 19:39
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NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite and Aqua satellite gathered data on Hurricane Edouard's rainfall, clouds and waning power is it continued moving northward in the Atlantic...
2014/09/18 15:45
2014/09/18 15:45
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NASA's Cloud Physics Lidar (CPL) instrument, flying aboard an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft in this summer's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel, or HS3, mission, is studying the changing profile of...
2014/09/16 21:39
2014/09/16 21:39
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NASA's Cloud Physics Lidar (CPL) instrument, flying aboard an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft in this summer's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel, or HS3, mission, is studying the changing profile of...
2014/09/15 22:56
2014/09/15 22:56
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Northrop Grumman Corp. received on Monday a $354 million contract to supply three additional RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft to the U.S. Air Force. The aircraft, to be assembled and tested at...
2014/09/15 13:53
2014/09/15 13:53
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Makers of munitions and unmanned aircraft in the US top the list of private-sector beneficiaries. It’s far too soon to tell how the American escalation in the sprawling, complex mess unfolding in...
2014/09/14 03:16
2014/09/14 03:16
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In Hampton Roads, the word "drone" has usually referred to unmanned military aircraft. But given shrinking defense budgets, local companies would like to take this technology to U.S. commercial...
2014/09/13 04:42
2014/09/13 04:42
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On September 10, only hours before the anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, President Obama summoned the nation to a renewed campaign against Islamic terrorists in the Middle East. Using one of several...
2014/09/13 03:16
2014/09/13 03:16
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The working life of the big Global Hawk drone aircraft is spent skimming the tops of hurricanes, soaring at 60,000 feet through the untroubled stratosphere for hours and hours on end, eyeing the...
2014/09/10 19:38
2014/09/10 19:38
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A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier has struck an Islamic State target near the Haditha Dam in Iraq. A defense official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the strike occurred on Monday, and...
2014/09/29 20:58
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