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Stories with subject: Military technology
  • Fort Hood pushes jobs for soldiers easing into civilian life 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 6:11 pm

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Each year about 11,000 soldiers depart the post at Fort Hood, stepping back into the civilian life and the private workforce.

  • US radar will be upgraded to reduce impact of wind turbines 
    Updated: Jun-13-15 6:47 pm

    PENDLETON, Oregon - An Air Force radar on a remote Oregon mountain will get a software upgrade to allow more wind-power turbines to be installed in the region, two federal agencies announced.

  • Russia steps up military modernization - but at what cost? story has photos
    Updated: Jun-12-15 6:01 am

    NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia - It has a remote-controlled turret, it bristles with state-of-the-art defense systems and its computerized controls make driving it feel "like playing a video game." Russia's Armata tank, which its creator says can be turned into a fully robotic combat vehicle, is the crowning glory of a sweeping military modernization drive that is rumbling forward amid a perilous confrontation with the West over Ukraine.

  • Russia's new Armata tank: step toward fully robotic vehicles 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 2:28 am

    NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia - Russia's new tank, the Armata, is expected to form the backbone of the nation's armed forces for years to come. Its designers say the new machine may evolve into a fully robotic vehicle that could operate autonomously on the battlefield. Here is a look at some of the key features of the new tank: