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2012-01-19 20:31:37

Specialty canines were on a mission to sniff out trouble and display their explosive-detecting abilities Jan. 18 as part of an Office of Naval Research (ONR)-hosted “Top Dog Demo 2012.” “These dogs have kept Marines alive by helping them move through the battle space,” said Lisa Albuquerque, program manager for ONR´s Naval Expeditionary Dog Program, part of ONR´s Expeditionary Warfare and Combating Terrorism Department. “Marines can focus on their...

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2010-06-22 06:48:09

Four unmanned autonomous vehicles designed and built by a team of engineering students at Virginia Tech using the TORC Robotic Building Blocks product line, are headed to Hawaii to participate in the 2010 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) war games in July. Fourteen nations, 34 ships, five submarines, more than 100 aircraft, and 20,000 personnel will participate in the biennial RIMPAC exercise June 23 through Aug. 1. The Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory worked closely with Virginia Tech and TORC...


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