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PHOTO: China's first stealth fighter jet

Jan 5, 2011
China's state media published pictures Wednesday that appear to show a prototype of the country's first stealth fighter jet....
Posted In: aviation, China, military, picture this, stealth fighter jet

Air Force bans not just Wikileaks.org but the New York Times as well

Dec 15, 2010
And Der Spiegel and Le Monde and The Guardian and any other news outlet that published information from Wikileaks. When Air Force personnel try to...
Posted In: Law, military, wikileaks

Wikileaks backlash backlash backlash

Dec 10, 2010
Okay, follow me here. ...
Posted In: military, openleaks, Web Culture, wikileaks, world

Defense Department invests in flying snake research

Nov 23, 2010
At least five species of snake from the genus Chrysolopea in Asia are able to fly. Sort of....
Posted In: DARPA, flying snakes, government, military, Science

Soldiers prefer Android

Nov 1, 2010
For the last 20 years, the US military has been trying to build a new custom communications gadget system for soldiers in the field. It's cost half...
Posted In: android, gadgets, Google, government, military

Known and Unknown Tweets

Oct 20, 2010
He once said "I don't do quagmires," but he does do Twitter. Beginning this morning you too can follow the former defense secretary ...
Posted In: military, social media

Biblical clue in Stuxnet worm?

Sep 30, 2010
We talked this week about the Stuxnet computer worm. It's a bit of malware that attacks infrastructure system controls as opposed to electronic...
Posted In: government, malware, military, security

Lady Gaga helps massive military data heist

Jul 9, 2010
John and I have been watching the story about Pfc. Bradley Manning unfold.  He's the soldier who's accused of leaking the video of a 2007 deadly...
Posted In: gaga, military, security

Help for aging parents-in-law

Mar 10, 2010
Question: My parents in law are 89 and 90 yrs old and have $300,000 in assets. My father in law is a retired military officer but if he dies, our...
Posted In: insurance, military, Retirement, retirement savings, Taxes

Military thrift plan

Oct 28, 2009
Question: Hi, I recently left active duty military service and am trying to decide what to do with my Thrift Savings Plan. I've got about $40k...
Posted In: military, retirement savings, Savings, Taxes

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