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The Secretary of Defense said Friday he thinks progress has been made in talks with Baghdad on maintaining some U.S. military presence in Iraq after the end-of-year deadline for withdrawing American forces.
A new wave of reconnaissance robots is getting ready for war, some as light as a pound. Which means they'll not only fit inside a backpack, they might even squeeze inside a jacket. Call them pocketbots.
Next week, in a test area just east of Pittsburgh, six Marines will learn to control a robotic truck that may represent the future for logistics convoys, route-clearing missions and other high-risk battlefield operations.
The White House has directed the Defense Department, along with all other federal agencies, to draw up budget options for 2013 that meet the strict spending guidelines put in place by the debt-ceiling agreement of Aug. 2.