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Air Force fires general overseeing nuclear missiles

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Air Force fires general overseeing nuclear missiles

WASHINGTON
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:40pm EDT

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The two-star general overseeing America's arsenal of intercontinental missiles was fired on Friday for personal misbehavior, the Air Force said, saying the matter was not tied to the operational readiness of U.S. nuclear missiles.

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Natural Born Killers: Battle Ready

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Natural Born Killers: Battle Ready

The women of Fort Columbus talk to GQ about their travails in the U.S. Army

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Chemical weapons watchdog the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

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Nobel Peace Prize to go to chemical weapons watchdog: TV report

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(BA) Informational, Echo Ranger,etc.

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Space first: Planet drifts without a star

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Lonely, young planet drifting in space without a star

Laura Smith-Spark, CNN

Updated 9:07 AM EDT,
Thu October 10, 2013 |

An artist's impression of free-floating planet PSO J318.5-22.

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US Army plans 'Iron Man' armour for soldiers

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10 October 2013
Updated at 07:22 ET

US Army plans 'Iron Man' armour for soldiers

Soldiers

The army wants soldiers of the future to be better equipped

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The US Army is working to develop "revolutionary" smart armour that would give its troops "superhuman strength"

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Lonely, young planet drifting in space without a star

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Lonely, young planet drifting in space without a star

Laura Smith-Spark, CNN

Updated 9:07 AM EDT,
Thu October 10, 2013 |

An artist's impression of free-floating planet PSO J318.5-22.

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Space tourism

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Space tourism

AFP - Flying to space remains a privilege reserved for an elite few, but as private companies invest in the sector, imaginative tour operators are already dreaming of a new era of space travel. VIDEOGRAPHIC

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Improvements made to F-35 fighter jets after troubling audit

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Improvements made to F-35 fighter jets after troubling audit

Sept 30
- Significant improvements have been made to the production of F-35 fighter jets after a troubling audit by the Pentagon's Inspector General. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Boeing QF-16 completes first pilotless flight

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Boeing QF-16 completes first pilotless flight

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Two U.S. Air Force test pilots in a ground control station remotely fly an F-16 jet modified to be an aerial target. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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U.S. Justice Department spent $4.9 million on drones, new rules urged: watchdog

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Ian Simpson

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Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:49pm EDT

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice should develop guidelines on the use of its $4.9 million drone and unmanned aircraft program in the face of privacy concerns, the department's watchdog said on Thursday.

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Empty F-16 jet tested by Boeing and US Air Force

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Updated at 12:58 ET

Empty F-16 jet tested by Boeing and US Air Force

Leo Kelion

Technology reporter

QF-16 jet

The pilotless jet flew over the Gulf of Mexico on the test carried out on 19 September

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Boeing has revealed that it has retrofitted retired fighter jets to turn them into drones.

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Why space telescope mirror is most complex ever built

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SPACE STATION
23 September 2013

Why space telescope mirror is most complex ever built

Richard Hollingham

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Military Lags in Push for Robotic Ground Vehicles

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Military Lags in Push for Robotic Ground Vehicles

Boston Dynamics

The military is not completely without high-tech ground vehicles to use in warfare. The Legged Squad Support System is a four-legged robot about the size of a cow.

JOHN MARKOFF

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NATO to investigate drone strike after Afghans say civilians died

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NATO to investigate drone strike after Afghans say civilians died

Dylan Welch and Ahmad Sultan

KABUL
Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:44am EDT

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Afghanistan's NATO force has launched an investigation into an attack by a drone aircraft on an al Qaeda member which a senior Afghan official said killed eight women and children.

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