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Israeli Military Veterans Built a Sniper Drone

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Israeli Military Veterans Built a Sniper Drone

- In 2015, Israeli Special Forces likely made history by using a sniper rifle mounted on a commercial drone to take out a target. The robotic solution that achieved such pinpoint accuracy came from Duke Robotics, a startup founded by veterans of the Israel Defense Forces. That startup has since developed a multi-rotor sniper drone capable of accurately firing a wide array of weapons such as military assault rifles and grenade launchers
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Lawmakers looking to have more military action oversight

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Lawmakers looking to have more military action oversight

- WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - Lawmakers want more say in American military action. Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) has proposed legislation saying the White House needs to do more to keep members of Congress informed. Cole says with changing international threats, Congress needs to approve an updated plan. "We've been at war under the same instrument for 16 years," said Cole. Cole is calling for an updated Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF)
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Navy captain latest to plead guilty in bribery case

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Navy captain latest to plead guilty in bribery case

- SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The former assistant chief of staff of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet admitted in federal court in San Diego Friday that he accepted bribes in the form of parties and prostitutes while sneaking proprietary information to foreign defense contractor Glenn "Fat Leonard" Francis and his Singapore-based firm, Glenn Defense Marine Asia. U.S. Navy Capt. Jesus Vasquez Cantu, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery and is scheduled to be sentenced Nov
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Rotary initiative donates $30,000 to veterans' education at HACC

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Rotary initiative donates $30,000 to veterans' education at HACC

- Michael Cooper knows firsthand the challenges that go with transitioning from military to civilian life. There’s often a period of confusion after a person leaves the service on just what their goals should be, the Hummelstown man said Thursday. A former Army staff sergeant, Cooper was deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq and is now an employee of the veterans department of Harrisburg Area Community College
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Top two officers on Navy ship in deadly collision off Japan to be relieved of duties

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Top two officers on Navy ship in deadly collision off Japan to be relieved of duties

- WASHINGTON — The Navy plans to relieve the two top officers and the senior enlisted sailor of a destroyer that collided with a freighter off the coast of Japan in June, killing seven sailors in one of the sea service’s deadliest accidents in years. The head of the Navy’s 7th Fleet, Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin, was expected to take the action on Friday in Japan, the vice chief of naval operations, Adm
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Navy hands penalties on collision, both ships made errors

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Navy hands penalties on collision, both ships made errors

- WASHINGTON — Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said, announcing that the warship captain will be relieved of command and more than a dozen other sailors will be punished. Adm. William Moran, the vice chief of naval operations, told reporters Thursday that the top three leaders aboard the USS Fitzgerald, which was badly damaged in the collision off the coast of Japan, will be removed from duty aboard the ship
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Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

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Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

- WASHINGTON | America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed after security talks with close ally Japan that the U.S. seeks a peaceful solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons program
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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

- Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Contradicting a boss already under pressure to fire him, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon says there’s no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. Just last week, Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with “fire and fury
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Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

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Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

- America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff. The Associated Press WASHINGTON — America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff
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Dog tags, possible remains of WWII soldier found on island

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Dog tags, possible remains of WWII soldier found on island

- Albany, N.Y. • A New York military aviation researcher got more than she bargained for on a dream trip to a battle-scarred South Pacific island — the chance to help solve the mystery of an American soldier listed as missing in action from World War II. Donna Esposito, who works at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in upstate Glenville, visited Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands this spring and was approached by a local man who knew of WWII dog tags and bones found along a nearby jungle trail
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US troops call in airstrike after they come under fire in Somalia

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US troops call in airstrike after they come under fire in Somalia

- (CNN)The US military conducted a "self defense" airstrike against al Shabaab fighters in Somalia early Thursday morning after a joint Somali-US force came under direct attack by militants. US Africa Command, which oversees US troops in the region, announced in a statement Thursday that the US had conducted three "precision" airstrikes against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, killing seven fighters. The drone strikes took place in Jilib, Somalia, about 200 miles southwest of Mogadishu, Africa Command said in its statement
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War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'

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War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'

- By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, HYUNG-JIN KIM and KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press BEIJING (AP) - A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable," the top U.S. military officer said Thursday in Beijing. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen
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U.S. soldier killed, others wounded fighting Islamic State in Afghanistan

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U.S. soldier killed, others wounded fighting Islamic State in Afghanistan

- An American service member was killed Wednesday, and an unspecific number were wounded, while battling Islamic State loyalists in eastern Afghanistan. Members of the Afghan army also sustained casualties in what the U.S. military characterized as a partnered operation. Officials in Kabul have said little else about the engagement, releasing only a brief statement indicating the wounded were evacuated for medical treatment, the families of those involved were being notified, and the mission was aimed at "further reducing" the Islamic State's regional presence
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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

- Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Contradicting a boss already under pressure to fire him, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon says there’s no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. Just last week, Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with “fire and fury
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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

- Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Contradicting a boss already under pressure to fire him, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon says there’s no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. Just last week, Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with “fire and fury
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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

- Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Contradicting a boss already under pressure to fire him, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon says there’s no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. Just last week, Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with “fire and fury
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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

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Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns'

- Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' Bannon: No military solution in N. Korea; white supremacists are 'clowns' BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Contradicting a boss already under pressure to fire him, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon says there’s no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. Just last week, Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with “fire and fury
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  • Lawmakers looking to have more military action oversight
    Lawmakers looking to have more military action oversight

    , kcrg.com

    WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - Lawmakers want more say in American military action. Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) has proposed legislation saying the White House needs to do more to keep members of Congress informed. Cole says with changing international threats, Congress needs to approve an updated plan. "We've been at war under the same instrument for 16 years," said Cole. Cole is calling for an updated Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF)
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Soldiers

  • US soldier killed in Afghan blast, 20 US, Afghan troops wounded
    US soldier killed in Afghan blast, 20 US, Afghan troops wounded

    , channelnewsasia.com

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: One U.S. soldier was killed and around 20 U.S. and Afghan troops were wounded during a push against Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday, as Washington wrestled with a months-long debate about the 16-year-old war. The incident late on Wednesday in Nangarhar province came as several Pentagon officials visited Afghanistan, including Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and the top generals of the Army and Air Force
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Army

  • North Korea's Kim puts army on alert; U.S. warns it can intercept missile
    North Korea's Kim puts army on alert; U.S. warns it can intercept missile

    , todayonline.com

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned on Monday that the U.S. military would be prepared to intercept a missile fired by North Korea if it was headed to Guam, while North Korean leader Kim Jong Un alerted his army that it should always be fire-ready. Mattis told reporters that the U.S. military would know the trajectory of a missile fired by North Korea within moments and would "take it out" if it looked like it would hit the U
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Navy

  • Navy captain latest to plead guilty in bribery case
    Navy captain latest to plead guilty in bribery case

    , cbs8.com

    SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The former assistant chief of staff of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet admitted in federal court in San Diego Friday that he accepted bribes in the form of parties and prostitutes while sneaking proprietary information to foreign defense contractor Glenn "Fat Leonard" Francis and his Singapore-based firm, Glenn Defense Marine Asia. U.S. Navy Capt. Jesus Vasquez Cantu, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery and is scheduled to be sentenced Nov
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Air Force

  • US Air Force Wants Robots Watching Twitter
    US Air Force Wants Robots Watching Twitter

    , nextgov.com

    Asked on Wednesday what he wants out of artificial intelligence, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein recounted a recent visit to the New York offices of Bloomberg, [the media and software company’s] offices in New York. When a Bloomberg technician showed off some proprietary search engine software, the general asked him to look up violent extremist activity globally in the last 48 hours
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