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Army blimp breaks loose, drifts over Pa.

...wonder and disbelief at the big, white, slow-moving craft. No injuries were reported.Fitted with sensitive defense technology, the radar-equipped blimp escaped from the military's Aberdeen Proving Ground around 12:20 p.m. and drifted...
Nation and World
Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...the elements in shortest supply in the nation. It is used in the creation of wind energy projects as well as in defense technology.The Defense Department requires dysprosium to make magnets to be used in the building of drones. The element...
Outside editorial: America needs devastating weapons and a strong defense for the cyber battle to come

...Cyberwar is asymmetric; a lesser power can exact a terrible toll on a greater one. The huge U.S. lead in defense technology may or may not help here. A determined band of hackers anywhere in the world could mount an attack.-Cyberattacks...
Construction likely to clash with major arms treaty

...nation's sole missile defense. The Bush administration has changed that. It is opting to test several missile defense technologies, including the ground-based interceptor program backed by the Clinton administration. To do so, the military...
State Briefs

...characteristics of a warhead and decoys in space, Lehner said. The information would have been used to help design missile defense technology, he said. Knowles wants more school funds ANCHORAGE - Gov. Tony Knowles will ask the Legislature for $32.7...
Business Digest

...between the council and the U.S. Defense Department. The statewide program helps transfer and commercialize defense technology, including research, inventions, patents and laboratory facilities. The new staff members are Adam Fisher...
SpringBoard helps first responders gain access to military robots

...Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs helps support the program as part of a broader DoD effort to share defense technology with first responders. Through the DoD Technology Outreach Centers, many other kinds of equipment have been made...
Research at Bokan sheds light on rare earth formations

...Rare earth elements are important, but scarce, elements used in components in many cutting-edge electronic and defense technologies.Currently, very little is known about the geologic setting in which REE deposits form. Understanding these...
Missile tests may violate treaty of missile defense test facilities that Rumsfeld hopes will accelerate development of a variety of missile defense technologies. The Pentagon intends to place five to 10 silo-based missile interceptors at Fort Greely for testing against...
Fort Greely, Delta Junction share common bonds

...President George W. Bush announced plans eight years ago to trim the country's nuclear arsenal in favor of stronger defense technology. It worked its way back into the national spotlight this week, partly because of news that North Korea could be...


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