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North Korea stole $2bn for weapons from cyberattacks: UN report

North Korea has stolen up to $2 billion from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges through cyberattacks to fund its nuclear missiles program, according to a...

France to develop anti-satellite laser weapons: defence minister

France plans to develop anti-satellite laser weapons but will only deploy them in self-defence, its defence minister said on Thursday, as she laid out...

China takes lead in some military tech: Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems -- and in some cases already has surpassed its...

Cameras, drones: Rio de Janeiro to put electronic eyes on crime

Rio de Janeiro state is moving ahead with plans to deploy security cameras and drones to help fight crime, according to its next governor,...

PLA Air Force Plans Expansion into Space to Modernize Capability

The People's Liberation Army Air Force intends to expand its presence into space as part of its plan to become a world-class force, a...

US indicts 10 Chinese over scheme to steal aerospace tech

The United States indicted 10 Chinese, including two intelligence officers, over a five-year scheme to steal technology from US and French aerospace firms by...

Bezos defends Amazon effort for Pentagon cloud project

SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon chief Jeff Bezos on Monday defended the company's bid for a major Pentagon cloud computing contract, saying it was important to...

US military bans Huawei, ZTE phones

Personnel on US military bases can no longer buy phones and other gear manufactured by Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE, after the Pentagon said...

Army researchers conduct first-ever combustion experiment with X-rays

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Propulsion made an historic first with its experiment in a gas turbine combustor using...

NASA Hires Lockheed Martin to Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane

NASA has inked a deal with Lockheed Martin to develop a supersonic "X-plane" that could break the sound barrier without a sonic boom, officials...