How Marines are harnessing freeze-dried plasma to save lives

Starting next week, all U.S. Navy corpsmen serving with the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) overseas will be equipped with freeze-dried blood plasma. The decision to have all units carry the lifesaving blood product comes after it was used earlier this year to save the life of a wounded military member from an allied nation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/how-marines-are-harnessing-freeze-dried-plasma-to-save-lives.html

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DSEI: Meet the military fast attack boat that sails itself

If you have seen a Navy SEAL movie or TV show, then you’ve definitely seen a RIB – Rigid Inflatable Boat – used on “missions” where they rapidly insert from a warship to land and execute a secret, intense mission. Or maybe you’ve seen SEALs charging through the surf on one and then launch an attack on a larger enemy vessel.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/15/dsei-meet-military-fast-attack-boat-that-sails-itself.html

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Navy says cyber sabotage played 'no role' in USS John S. McCain incident

A top U.S. Navy admiral on Monday called for a swift and thorough investigation into Monday’s collision of the USS John S. McCain into an oil tanker near Singapore — marking the second deadly mishap that occurred in the Pacific in the past three months.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/22/navy-says-cyber-sabotage-played-no-role-in-uss-john-s-mccain-incident.html

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Is someone hacking our 7th Fleet? Navy to investigate after USS John S McCain collision

A top U.S. Navy admiral on Monday called for an extensive investigation into the recent collisions of two U.S. warships in the Pacific, including a review into the possibility of “cyber intrusion or sabotage.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/22/is-someone-hacking-our-7th-fleet-navy-to-investigate-after-uss-john-s-mccain-collision.html

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US Navy commissions the Zumwalt, a destroyer like no other

The U.S. Navy commissioned the stealthy, futuristic-looking battleship the USS Zumwalt on Saturday, a powerful new vessel that the Navy calls its “most technologically advanced warship.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/17/us-navy-commissions-zumwalt-destroyer-like-no-other.html

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Drone ships are now coming to the open ocean thanks to the US Navy

Drones may known for their prowess in the skies, but thanks to some new developments at the U.S. Navy, they’ll soon be turning the open seas into their turf as well.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/05/drone-ships-are-now-coming-to-open-ocean-thanks-to-us-navy.html

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Going green: Navy vessels head to Asia powered by cattle fat

The first Navy warships partly powered by biofuels will launch today from San Diego, as part of the service’s long-running efforts to reduce its dependence on foreign oil and derive almost half its energy from alternative sources by 2020.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/20/going-green-navy-vessels-head-to-asia-powered-by-cattle-fat.html

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Navy develops autonomous air-launched missile for F/A-18

The Navy is working on a deal with Lockheed Martin to integrate its new, autonomously guided Long Range Anti-Ship Missile onto an F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft, giving the fighter an increased ability to identify and strike targets at longer ranges from the air, service and Lockheed officials explained.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/18/navy-develops-autonomous-air-launched-missile-for-fa-18/

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US Navy deploys autonomous unmanned ‘swarmboats’ to keep its larger ships safe

US Navy RIMPAC ship formation
The US Navy, obviously a little bit jealous of the US Air Force’s autonomous aerial drones, has unveiled its new autonomous swarmboats. Swarmboats — that’s what the Navy is calling them, not me! — are smaller, artificially intelligent boats that protect the Navy’s larger ships by swarming enemy vessels and interdicting them before they can get close. The development of the swarmboats is most likely a direct response to the suicide bombing of USS Cole, where in October 2000 a small boat filled with explosives simply puttered up to the ship and killed 17 sailors.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/191680-us-navy-deploys-autonomous-unmanned-swarmboats-to-keep-its-larger-ships-safe

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