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    A fuel cell car refuels at the Renewable Hydrogen Fueling and Production Station on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. MC2 Daniel Barker / Navy

    Military studying renewable energy in Hawaii

    The U.S. Navy is putting millions of dollars into renewable energy research in Hawaii.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
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    The joint high-speed vessel Choctaw County departs Morehead City, N.C., to take part in Bold Alligator 2014. The exercise aims to improve Navy and Marine Corps amphibious core competencies. MC1 Mike Lenart / Navy

    Joint High-Speed Vessel turns heads during Bold Alligator

    The joint high-speed vessel is a sight to behold, but that's not why this newest member of the blue-green team has heads turning.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
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    President Obama and his family arrive back at the White House aboard Marine One after a weekend at Camp David in 2009. Three men are accused of involvement in a bid-rigging plot for Marine Helicopter Squadron One, though the maintenance bid ultimately lost. Pete Souza / White House

    3 charged in presidential helicopter bid-rigging scheme

    Three men face charges in a fraud scheme involving a helicopter fleet that transports the president and vice president, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

    • Nov. 6, 2014
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    The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53). MC3 Benjamin Crossley / Navy

    U.S. shoots down 3 missile targets in Hawaii test

    The U.S. military has shot down three missiles nearly simultaneously during a test off Hawaii.

    • Nov. 6, 2014
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    Shipyard workers in Newport News have finished dry dock work on aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is undergoing a refueling and complex overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding. MC3 Jerine Lee / Navy

    Abraham Lincoln dry dock work completed in Va.

    Shipyard workers in Newport News have finished dry dock work on aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln.

    • Nov. 6, 2014
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    The Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer DDG 1000 is floated out of dry dock Oct. 28 at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. General Dynamics / Navy

    CNO Greenert to tour Zumwalt-class destroyer

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert is slated to tour the first of the Navy's Zumwalt-class destroyers in Bath, Maine.

    • Nov. 5, 2014
  1. The Navy's variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, lands for the first time on an aircraft carrier Nov. 3 off the California coast in this image made from a Navy video. Navy

    F-35C makes first arrested landing on aircraft carrier

    An F-35C Lightning II, the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, made an arrested landing aboard a flattop today, an important milestone both in the development of the stealth fighter and in naval aviation history.

    • Nov. 3, 2014
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    A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed the break-in, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press. J. Scott Applewhite / AP

    Security contractor breach not detected for months

    A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and

    • Nov. 3, 2014
  2. Soldiers chow down on some MRE pizza prototypes. David Kamm/Army

    What's new in your MRE — 2015 and beyond

    About 200 soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado, chowed down for science in September, participating in Army testing that could yield future Meal, Ready to Eat components like a burrito bowl, a chicken sandwich and what some might consider the Holy Grail of c

    • Nov. 1, 2014
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    The F-35C is scheduled to make its first trap on the carrier Nimitz on Nov. 3. Layne Laughter/Navy

    Navy F-35 starts first sea trials with new tailhook

    If all goes according to plan, the F-35C Lightning II jet will roar into its first flattop trap Nov. 3 as news cameras roll, an event 17 years in the making.

    • Oct. 31, 2014
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    Military athletes mingle at the 2014 Warrior Games. New advances in sensor technology are leading to prosthetic limbs with potential for better fit and greater comfort for wounded warriors. Mike Morones/Staff

    New prosthetic limb may prevent chafing, swelling

    Prosthetic technology has come a long way in the last few decades, offering state-of-the-art robotic arms, carbon-fiber blades and joints that contain microchips and processors.

    • Oct. 30, 2014
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    Pakistani protesters from the United Citizen Action group shout slogans and burn a U.S. flag as they demonstrate Oct. 8 against U.S drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal region in Multan. S.S. Mirza / AFP via Getty Images

    Drone strike kills 2 militants in northwest Pakistan

    Suspected U.S. drone-fired missiles struck a house early on Thursday in a restive tribal region in northwest Pakistan, killing two militants, officials said.

    • Oct. 30, 2014
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    This still image from NASA video shows an Orbital Sciences Corporation unmanned spacecraft exploding Oct. 28 at Wallops Island, Virginia, six seconds after launch on a resupply mission to the International Space Station. AFP

    Unmanned Antares rocket explodes on launch

    An unmanned rocket headed for the International Space Station to deliver supplies exploded on launch from Wallops Island, Va., Tuesday.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
  3. A new official Navy SEAL app tests your fitness for the grueling entrance test to Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training, shown here in a 2010 surf passage exercise, one of the many arduous training sessions SEAL candidates must endure. MC2 Kyle D. Gahlau/Navy

    Official SEAL app gut-checks your fitness

    Think you've got what it takes to be a Navy SEAL? If you want to test your mettle, the Navy is about to drop an app for that.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    The USNS Henry J. Kaiser, center, conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the amphibious dock landing ship Comstock, left, and amphibious assault ship Makin Island in August. The Comstock later developed engine problems in the Arabian Gulf and briefly pulled into Bahrain for parts and a technician. MC2 Lawrence Davis/Navy

    Comstock diesel engine fixed mid-cruise

    The dock landing ship Comstock is back on the front lines in the Arabian Gulf after some serious engine trouble mid-deployment.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    An F-35B and F-35C fly in formation. Lockheed Martin

    Lockheed, Pentagon agree on eighth F-35 lot

    Lockheed Martin has reached an agreement with the Pentagon to procure the eighth lot of F-35 joint strike fighters, including the first stealthy jets for Israel and Japan.

    • Oct. 27, 2014
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    Phoenix Air is a company that uses a portable isolation unit the Pentagon says is similar to what it is developing. Phoenix Air

    Pentagon builds isolation units to transport Ebola patients

    As more U.S. troops head to West Africa, the Pentagon is developing portable isolation units that can carry up to 12 Ebola patients for transport on military planes.

    • Oct. 26, 2014
  4. The crew disembarks Oct. 25 after taking positions on board for the commissioning of the U.S. Navy attack submarine USS North Dakota (SSN 784) at the Navy submarine base in Groton, Conn. USS North Dakota is a $2.6 billion attack submarine is capable of launching Tomahawk cruise missiles, delivering special forces and carrying out surveillance over land and sea. Sean D. Elliot / AP

    Navy's newest sub, USS North Dakota, joins fleet

    The Navy's newest attack submarine was commissioned Saturday at Naval Submarine Base New London, where 2,400 guests gathered to welcome USS North Dakota to the fleet and salute its crew.

    • Oct. 25, 2014
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    The Pentagon is developing isolation pods for the C-17 Globemaster aircraft to carry up to 15 service members should they contract Ebola while supporting Operation United Assistance in Africa. Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin / Air Force

    Isolation pods will carry troops if they get Ebola

    The Pentagon is developing isolation pods for the C-17 Globemaster aircraft to carry up to 15 service members should they contract Ebola while supporting Operation United Assistance in Africa.

    • Oct. 24, 2014
  5. Berthings aboard Virginia-class attack submarines will be reconfigured to accommodate female sailors, an official said Thursday. Here, Electronics Technician 1st Class Kevin Watson conducts a roving security check aboard the attack sub North Carolina, one of the in-service subs to be retrofitted. MC3 Liam Kennedy/U.S. Navy

    Virginia subs to get berthing changes for female crew

    Sub designers are puzzling out how to fit enlisted women into the berthings on the Virginia-class attack submarines already in the force.

    • Oct. 23, 2014
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    The Samsung Galaxy 5.5 features a fingerprint sensor for security. Getty Images

    U.S. OKs Samsung devices for classified data

    For the first time, the government will allow devices made for the consumer market to handle classified information.

    • Oct. 23, 2014
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    Attack submarines are seeing maintenance delays from budget cuts and staffing shortfalls that the service might never be able to make up, the Navy's top maintenance official said Tuesday. Here, attack sub La Jolla leaves Pearl Harbor in mid-October; it is to be decommissioned and converted into a moored training ship. MC1 Jason Swink / Navy

    3-star: Delays growing in fixing attack submarines

    The Navy's top maintenance official warned that the service is 'in a tail-chase' to get submarines and ships the overhauls they need, with some running much longer than foreseen.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
  6. Families watched as the destroyer Michael Murphy leaves Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on its first cruise, an independent Western Pacific deployment, on Monday. MC2 Tiarra Fulgham/Navy

    Destroyer Michael Murphy leaves on first cruise

    The destroyer Michael Murphy left Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Monday on its maiden cruise: an independent deployment to the Western Pacific that also marked a first for many of the ship's crew.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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