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VIDEO: NASA’s InSight Mars Mission: Countdown to T-Zero

Insight, NASA’s next Mars explorer, has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California – a big step forward in the countdown to T-zero on May 5. For launch status: https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/mission… The spacecraft is called InSight – short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport – and …

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VIDEO: CH-53E Super Stallion Helicopter Lifting 10,000-pound Howitzer

Marines with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines and Combat Logistics Battalion 8 perform an external lift with a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter to move an M777 Howitzer to its firing position during Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. The CH-53E Super Stallion …

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VIDEO: How to Signal at Sea

Flag semaphore is the telegraphy system used to convey information at a distance by means of visual signals with hand-held flags. This system is primarily used by the navy in case of a communications breakdown. Ensign Andrei Zamfir from the Romanian Navy speaks about the uses of the flags and their relevance …

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VIDEO: DFN: African Lion 2018 FINEX/DV Day. MOROCCO. 04.30.2018

Defense Flash News: African Lion 2018 FINEX/DV Day MOROCCO 04.30.2018 Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody Hendrix Regional Media Center (RMC) Europe & AFN Europe Social Media piece for African Lion 2018 TAGS,USMC,AFRICOM,Morocco,Marine Corps,African Lion,MARFOREUR-AF,African Lion 18

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VIDEO: NASA Space Missions Possible Because of Small Businesses

NASA Deputy Associate Administrator recognizes the 2018 National Small Business Week; a time to celebrate the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. NASA honors its 2017 Agency Small Business Advocate Award winners and acknowledges the contributions made by NASA civil servant personnel throughout the Agency. The Agency …

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VIDEO: Initial Success or Total Failure

Explosive ordnance disposal specialist Soldiers are the Army’s preeminent tactical and technical explosives experts. They are warriors who are properly trained, equipped and integrated to attack, defeat and exploit unexploded ordnance, improvised explosive devices and weapons of mass destruction.

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VIDEO: Project Maven: The Pentagon’s new artificial intelligence has been hunting terrorists for months

Defense One’s Global Business Editor Marcus Weisgerber explains what we know so far about an experimental U.S. military project using artificial intelligence. The program’s name: Project Maven. // Written and narrated by Marcus Weisgerber; produced by Ben Watson.

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VIDEO: Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Reaches 75 Percent Structural Completion

Newport News Shipbuilding continues to make progress on the newest Ford-class carrier. Watch as shipbuilders complete the installation of the forward area of John F. Kennedy’s (CVN 79) main deck. With this superlift, 341 of 447 sections are currently in place, making the carrier 75 percent structurally complete.

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VIDEO: High-Power Microwave Test

From Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2013, Raytheon’s high-power microwave shot down multiple tier one and tier two drones during a U.S. Army live fire exercise at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The high-power microwave uses speed-of-light technology to disrupt and down unmanned aircraft systems. In this video, the system shoots down a Flanker …

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