Military technology

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November 09, 2017 - 6:15 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious Kim Il Sung University are streamed to faraway factories and agricultural communes. People use online dictionaries and text each other...
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October 20, 2017 - 12:52 pm
ISCHIA, Italy (AP) — The Group of Seven industrialized nations have thrown their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting online propaganda to combat extremism on the internet. G7 interior ministers meeting in Italy invited industry representatives to a...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, third from right, listens to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, fifth from left, during their meeting at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
September 06, 2017 - 5:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test (all times local): 6 p.m. China has once again urged the U.S. and South Korea to halt the deployment of a high-tech missile defense system in South Korea. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday that China...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:00 am
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Navy leaders say the nation needs about 350 ships, roughly 75 more ships than the fleet has today. But there isn't money in the defense budget to buy a lot of new ships at once, and they take years to build. Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval...
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In this April 14, 2017 photo provided by Saildrone, a Saildrone vehicle maneuvers during a data collection mission in the Pacific Ocean off the California coast. The autonomous sailing vessel, which would provide surveillance and reconnaissance for the U.S. Navy without the need for manned crews or human pilots, was designed with the help of funding from the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, which works with contractors to fund and develop solutions for the military's toughest technology challenges. (Saildrone via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 10:04 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is throwing its support to a Barack Obama-era effort enlisting startup companies to come up with solutions to the military's toughest technological challenges. Secretary of Defense James Mattis made his first visit Thursday to the...
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July 27, 2017 - 12:00 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country's state media reported on Thursday, in what is likely the most significant step yet for the launch vehicle. A confirmed launch of the "Simorgh" rocket would also mark another step...
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President Donald Trump, left, puts the USS Gerald Ford into commission as Ships commander Capt. Richard McCormack, front right, listens aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford for it's commissioning at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
July 22, 2017 - 9:18 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world" about America's military might when it is ultimately...
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A public TV screen broadcasts a local TV news showing what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, aired by North Korea's KRT on July 4, 2017, in Tokyo Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The Japanese government says it is taking every measure to ensure people's safety a day after North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile. The missile that North Korea launched Tuesday fell into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 05, 2017 - 7:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed Wednesday his nation will "demonstrate its mettle to the U.S." and never put its weapons programs up for negotiations, a day after successfully testing its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The hard line suggests that North...
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A public TV screen broadcasts a local TV news showing what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, aired by North Korea's KRT on July 4, 2017, in Tokyo Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The Japanese government says it is taking every measure to ensure people's safety a day after North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile. The missile that North Korea launched Tuesday fell into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 05, 2017 - 5:10 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed Wednesday his nation will "demonstrate its mettle to the U.S." and never put its weapons programs up for negotiations, a day after test-launching its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The hard line suggests more tests are being...
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This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, shows what was said to be North Korea leader Kim Jung Un, center, applauding after the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. North Korea claimed to have tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile in a launch Tuesday, a potential game-changing development in its push to militarily challenge Washington — but a declaration that conflicts with earlier South Korean and U.S. assessments that it had an intermediate range. (KRT via AP Video)
July 04, 2017 - 7:06 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday claimed it successfully test-launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile, a potential game-changing development in what may be the world's most dangerous nuclear standoff and, if true, a direct rebuke to U.S. President Donald Trump's...
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