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Marines to Test Exoskeleton Suit That Can Do the Work of Up to 10 Troops -- The robotic exoskeleton conjures up images of the suit Ellen Ripley wore to take down a space monster in the movie "Aliens."

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These Companies Will Work on R2-D2-Like Drone Helper for Air Force Pilots -- Four defense companies have been selected to begin work on the U.S. Air Force's Skyborg program.

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The Army Is Once Again Starting Design for Future Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle -- Program officials released a draft request for proposal for the OMFV's Preliminary Digital Design phase.

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Security Forces Airmen Will Soon Need Better Anti-Drone Weapons, General Says -- Defense against small drones has become an increasing priority for the Pentagon in recent years.

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These Are the 7 Anti-Drone Weapons the US Military Plans to Invest In -- The Army has come up with an list of the best counter drone technologies to destroy quadcopters and other unmanned systems.

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The Marines' New CH-53K King Stallion Has Now Been to Sea. Here's What's Next -- The Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter just wrapped up its sea trials and will tackle hot-weather training next.

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Engine for Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Faces Delays

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Air Force Will Pit a Drone Against a Fighter Jet in Aerial Combat Test -- The test is just one example of how the service is gunning to change the character of warfare, top officials say.

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Army Close to Awarding New Contract for Robotic Mule to Carry Gear for Grunts -- The Army tested prototypes from several vendors early last year by putting them into the hands of soldiers.

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Air Force Begins Search for Next Hunter-Killer Drone -- The U.S. Air Force is asking companies to submit ideas for a next-generation hunter-killer drone to replace the MQ-9 Reaper

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Army Shoot-Off Will Pit Israel's Iron Dome Against Foreign Competitors -- The Army announced its plans to purchase Iron Dome in February 2019 to comply with the fiscal 2019 NDAA.

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Tech Glitches and COVID-19 Delay Testing for Army's Stryker-Based Air Defense System -- Social-distancing restrictions have interrupted testing of the Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense System.

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Amphibious Ship Obliterates Drone with Laser Weapon in 1st-of-its-Kind Sea Test -- The Portland was equipped with the Solid State Laser Weapons System Demonstrator for the at-sea test.

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The Air Force Is Now Accepting Bids to Build R2D2-Like 'Skyborg' Copilots -- It will be like R2-D2 from "Star Wars" in an aircraft, an official says.

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Air Force Finally Has Plans to Test a Laser Weapon on Its AC-130J Gunship -- The fourth-generation AC-130 is slated to replace the AC-130H/U/W models, with delivery of the final J-variant in 2021.

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SOCOM Wants Army's Futuristic Troop-Carrying Helicopter -- PEO Rotary Wing officials are working with the Army on special operations-specific requirements for the FLRAA.

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This Smart-Soldier Gear May Succeed SOCOM's Failed 'Iron Man' Suit -- U.S. Special Operations Command wants to equip small teams of with smart-soldier gear to stay connected with intel assets.

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Army Wants Uniform Accessory That Can ID Friendlies But Stay Invisible to the Enemy -- Avoiding fratricide is still a challenge for U.S. ground forces in particular.

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SpaceX Is Teaching US Space Force How to Execute Successful Launches -- Officials will study SpaceX's launch methods at its headquarters in California, and at Vandenberg and Cape Canaveral.

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Army Pilot's Invention Enables Hyper-Realistic Low-Visibility Flight Training -- Using a smartphone app, an instructor can cause the visor to appear cloudy and partially or fully obscure the pilot's vision.

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