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Article Excerpt: The Marine Corps has deployed two remotely piloted helicopters to Afghanistan, each of which can airlift 6,000 pounds, and the Army has tested an unmanned ground vehicle that can carry a half-ton load, top service officials told members … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The Air Force on Tuesday officially halted its $355.1 million contract to buy airplanes intended for equipping and training Afghan forces, and will investigate its handling of the competition for the contract. The Air Force said it advised … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: A high-ranking Department of Defense official who was charged with taking a bribe in Atlanta from a contractor for work in Afghanistan is set to plead guilty next week, his attorney said. Desi Deandre Wade was arrested in … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: War-zone contracting is a complicated business, because the pressures of combat drive people – not to mention governments – to do things they might not otherwise do. Besides which, it’s boring to wade through all the fine print. … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: An Afghan working for the U.S. government killed a CIA contractor and wounded another American in an attack on the intelligence agency’s office in Kabul, officials said Monday, making it the latest in a series of high-profile attacks … Continue reading

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