- US defense secretary calls for faster technology development Updated: May-25-16 5:09 pm
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Wednesday that a naval facility in Rhode Island is doing what the entire Defense Department should do: develop technology more quickly.
- US Army to test driverless vehicle technology in Michigan Updated: May-25-16 3:16 pm
LAPEER, Michigan - A convoy of U.S. Army vehicles will cruise along a stretch of Interstate 69 in Michigan as part of an initial testing of driverless military vehicle equipment on public roadways.
- Drone ordered to leave area of Anchorage wildfire Updated: May-17-16 9:05 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage officials say firefighting efforts to combat a wildfire that threatened homes in the Campbell Creek area were almost halted when crews spotted a drone hovering over the area.
- Correction: Stealth Destroyer story Updated: May-16-16 9:17 am
BATH, Maine - In a headline on a story May 15 about the Navy being preparing to take delivery of Zumwalt, The Associated Press erroneously characterized the ship. It's the Navy's largest destroyer, not its largest warship.
- $15M slated for Maine company to bolster Navy facilities Updated: May-05-16 12:15 am
KITTERY, Maine - A Biddeford company will get $15 million from the U.S. Navy for projects at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and other New England naval facilities.
- Move over drones, driverless cars - unmanned ship up next Updated: May-03-16 9:07 am
SAN DIEGO - It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday - ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.
- French company scores huge Australian submarine contract Updated: Apr-26-16 9:51 am
PARIS - Australia's largest-ever defense contract has gone to a French shipbuilder to produce a new generation of submarines, thrilling officials in Paris and inaugurating half a century of close defense cooperation between the nations.