Larry Abramson

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In A First, Unmanned Navy Jet Lands On Aircraft Carrier

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The U.S. Navy completed the first-ever landing of an unmanned aerial vehicle on an aircraft carrier today. The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air system landed on the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush off the coast of Virginia. The X-47B is an experimental flying wing with a UFO-like profile.

"It ...


Defense Contractors See Their Futures In Developing World

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Defense manufacturers worldwide are facing tough times ahead, as tight budgets force Western governments to cut spending. But while the West is cutting back, developing countries around the world are spending more on defense — a lot more.

Last fall, defense contractors warned of massive layoffs if the U.S. government ...


The History Behind America's Most Secretive Court

Friday, June 07, 2013

This week The Guardian newspaper shared with its readers a document that few people ever get to see — an order from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court telling Verizon to share countless phone records with the National Security Agency. The White House would not confirm the existence of this surveillance ...


Air Force Trains Special Lawyers For Sexual Assault Victims

Monday, June 03, 2013

Many victims of sexual assault in the military say only one experience comes close to the pain of the actual crime, and that's going to court to bring charges against the attacker.

This is believed to be one reason why so few victims come forward and report these crimes, and ...


Women In Combat: Some Lessons From Israel's Military

Thursday, May 16, 2013

As the U.S. moves to open up combat positions to women, it's catching up with other countries that have been doing it for years.

But the experience in these countries, including Israel, suggests that access to combat jobs doesn't lead directly to equal treatment within the ranks.

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Women In Combat: Obstacles Remain As Exclusion Policy Ends

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wednesday's deadline for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines to submit plans for ending the policy that keeps women from serving in ground combat positions will open up more than 200,000 positions in the military to them. But the change won't end questions about the role of women in ...