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Robots are useful, but fragile. To work out in the field, they have to learn how to function when damaged. Some scientists may have found a way.
Asia's defense market is seeing significant growth of 6-7 percent on-year due to a rise in geopolitical tensions, says Mark Burgess, senior customer business director, Asia Pacific, Defense & Space at Honeywell Aerospace.
Authorities say U.S. military jets have escorted an Air France airliner to Kennedy Airport after a threat was made against the flight.
Ken Fisher has made millions in real estate, but he prefers to put his expertise to work for injured veterans and their families.
The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of U.S. phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward.
A new sonar system is inspired by one of mother nature’s masters: the bat. It is another example of the growing influence of biomimetics.
Defense spending among nations in the South China Sea region is rising, but most of it isn't going to the United States.
The Navy has a new drone for spying that is small, cheap and completely disposable.
A Philippine cove once opposed a major naval base, fearing it would bring bars and brothels, but fear of China means locals now approve.
The Apple Watch may be popular but smartwatches pose a threat to the People's Liberation Army, according to China's military newspaper.
Elon Musk's venture is taking off as it snares major space contracts. Now rivals like UAL and Blue Origin are vying for the niche market.
A new report makes the case North Korea should be put back on a U.S. list of nations that sponsor terrorism, which would limit the regime's finances.
The research arm of the Defense Department has created a bullet that can change course in mid-air.
Iran's abrupt seizure of a commercial vessel in the Persian Gulf raises a question of who ordered the taking of the Maersk Tigris, and why?
Despite the decline in the female veteran unemployment rate, women vets still lag behind their male counterparts.
President Obama said he takes full responsibility for the killing of innocent hostages, and that he "profoundly" regrets what happened.
NATO cyber security drills in Estonia this week are likely to mimic attacks launched by Islamic State extremists and Russia, one expert told CNBC.
Palaniappan Chidambaram, former finance ministers of India, says India's government budget can accommodate the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter-bombers from France's Dassault Aviation.
Indian firms have spurned $15B in tenders to make weapons since 2013, a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his drive to wean the country off imported arms.
The arrival of ISIS in Syria's capital threatens Syria's government and brings the group closer to some of the region's last stable countries.
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