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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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VIDEO: Wing Meets Ground

U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 269 conduct egress training at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., Feb. 24, 2018. The training was designed to teach the Marines proper procedures to follow if their aircraft crashes in hostile territory. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. …

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VIDEO: Royal Navy Nuke Sub HMS Trenchant Bursts Through Ice Layer At The North Pole

The Royal Navy hunter killer submarine HMS Trenchant (S-91) surfacing through nearly a meter of ice in the Arctic Ocean in support of Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018. Factual, impartial and current. AiirSource brings you the latest insights from the United States Armed Forces. Credit: U.S. Navy video by Chief Darryl …

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VIDEO: SM-2 Launch From USS Antietam

PHILIPPINE SEA (March 10, 2018) The guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) fires a standard missile 2 (SM-2) from the vertical launching system in the ship’s forecastle during a missile exercise for MultiSail. The bilateral training exercise improves interoperability between the U.S. and Japanese forces. Participants benefit from realistic, shared …

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VIDEO: Special delivery: new autonomous flight technology for marines

The Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS) program successfully completed a final helicopter flight demonstration with autonomous capability at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. A 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy nominee, AACUS is a partnership between the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and technology company Aurora Flight Sciences that will enable …

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