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3M Co. Launches New Combat II Ballistic Helmet

3M Co. has introduced a new combat helmet designed to help soldiers survive an expanded number of ballistic threats during combat. It’s part of an effort to produce the next…

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IAF Envisions 3-D Print-a-Plane

The Israeli Air Force is planning to introduce the 3-D printing of airplane parts, in order to reduce dependence on foreign suppliers and enable the military to repair and replace…

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Mattis Says Afghan Forces Fully Engaged for First Time

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers Tuesday that the Afghanistan security forces are fully engaged in combat military operations for the first time during the 16-year-old war and are suffering…

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Lockheed Martin Laser Takes Down UAVs in Historic Test

A test carried out by defense giant Lockheed Martin has successfully demonstrated the ability of a laser beam to shoot down multiple unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the company has announced.…

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IDF Chief Delays Decision on Elor Azaria

Thursday was the first day that IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot was permitted by law to commute the sentence of Elor Azaria, the soldier convicted of manslaughter…

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Pres. Trump Rolling Back Limits on Military Gear for Police

President Donald Trump will revive a program that provides local police departments with surplus military equipment such as high-caliber weapons and grenade launchers, despite past concerns that armored vehicles and…

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5 Missing After Army Helicopter Goes Down Off Hawaii

U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday.…

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