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Go Inside the Cockpit With the Navy's Flying Eagles

Feel the G's.<p>There are several Air Force squadrons that have taken on the mantle of the Flying Eagles, dating back to the 1950's. The most recent was established in 1999 and is based out of Naval Air Station Lenmore in California. They fly Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornets, which you can see in action …

Heritage Foundation Report: US Military Power "Marginal" and Trending Toward "Weak"

The U.S. military was considered overall "marginal" and the U.S. Army is ranked "weak" when it comes to military power, according to the Heritage …

Top Obama military official under fire as he meets Trump

A top U.S. military official in consideration to be Donald Trump’s director of national intelligence has been recommended to be removed from his …

Watch the US Air Force drop 8 armoured Humvees out of a plane from 5,000 feet

In July, The Air Force conducted a training exercise in which it dropped eight armoured Humvee vehicles over Fort Bragg in North Carolina.<p>It was …

200 Stranded Marines Needed A Plane Ride Home, Here's How Donald Trump Responded

Posted on <b>11/20/2016 8:52:03 AM PST</b> by <b>Iron Munro</b><p>When Corporal Ryan Stickney and 200 of his fellow Marines prepared to return to their families after …

A Young Marine Finds A Way To Save Lives And Honor A Proud US Military Tradition

In the aftermath of the successful invasion of Europe during OPERATION Overlord, the Allied forces found themselves stymied by a couple of factors. …

'It's a hell of a lot of fun to shoot some people': Meet Donald Trump's likely defence secretary

Donald Trump has signalled that retired general James Mattis is a likely pick for the top job of defence secretary.<p>Mr Trump called him "James Mad Dog …

Will the Marine Corps Replace the M4 with the HK416? USMC Evaluates M27 IAR as Standard Issue Rifle

Will Heckler & Koch’s HK416 rifle become the most successful assault rifle model of the early 21st Century? It’s starting to look that way. After the …

Watch a US-led airstrike knock out a facility producing ISIS' favorite weapon in Iraq

The Iraqi army and its partners on the ground continue to advance on Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city and the last ISIS stronghold in the country.<p>In support of that advance, the US-led coalition of more than 60 countries has mounted airstrikes on ISIS facilities, personnel, and infrastructure in …

Mad Max

19 unforgettable quotes from legendary Marine Gen. James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

The 66-year-old retired four-star general met with Trump on November 19 to discuss a possible job offer as defense secretary, and a large portion of DC is rallying behind him.<p>Mattis is something of a legendary figure in the US military. Viewed as a warrior among Marines and respected by members of …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

3D Sensors To Make Your Home Smarter And Safer

According to research firm Statista, revenue in the smart home sector accounts for $9.7 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $20.8 billion in 2020.<p>On November 15, 2016, Telstra, an Australian telecoms provider, announced a series of smart home packages including a watch and monitor package and …

Imaging

The Top 25 Veteran-Founded Startups In America

“Vetrepreneurship” is sweeping the country. The SBA reports that 25% of Post-9/11 veterans want to start their own businesses.<p>Over the past two months, we scoured the country for the best veteran-owned startups in the nation. We asked venture capitalists, angel investors, veteran founders and …

Military

A Fighter Pilot and a Marine’s Perspective on What Business Can Learn from the Military

“The consequences to messing up in the civilian world can be serious. What hasn’t been serious enough is building a culture that welcomes that sort …

U.S. Marines

Health Risks From Sitting Still

Sitting might be killing you, even if you get a daily dose of moderate or intense exercise. Research is mounting that hours of sitting is its own …

These 500 Drones Flying In Formation Are The Fireworks Of The Future

Fireworks also make local air pollution spike, and can pollute water and soil when chemicals and heavy metals shower down from the pyrotechnics.<p>But …

UC Berkeley

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending November 18, 2016)

Google and Facebook both announced they were banning fake news websites from participating in their ad networks this week, following criticism over the coverage of the 2016 election. Reports suggested Snapchat has filed for one of the biggest tech IPOs in years, while WhatsApp made video calling …

Social Media

Tesla's latest self-driving video shows how its autonomous system sees the world

Tesla last month published a video demonstrating the capabilities of its current-generation autonomous driving system. While impressive, the clip …

Autonomous Tech

Cookies

We zijn wettelijk verplicht om je te informeren en je toestemming te vragen voor het gebruik van cookies en soortgelijke technieken. Op Scientias.nl …

Deze lifeguard drones redden je leven

Lijfwachten en strandwachten gaan wellicht drones inzetten om verdrinkende zwemmers sneller te helpen. De German Lifeguard Association heeft drones …