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U.S. Air Force and South Korean air force F-35A Lightning II aircraft soar in a tight formation over Korea, July 12, 2022. The 356th Fighter Squadron from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, arrived in South Korea to conduct combined training flights with the Republic of Korea's 151st and 152nd fighter squadrons. (Senior Airman Trevor Gordnier/Air Force)

How L3Harris created US special operators’ new plane to hunt and strike terrorists

WASHINGTON — U.S. Special Operations Command’s new Armed Overwatch aircraft will be able to carry multiple weapons configurations and modular sensors that can be quickly swapped out as well as be disassembled for deployment within hours. The AT-802U Sky Warden, made by L3Harris Technologies and aircraft manufacturer Air Tractor, is SOCOM’s pick for a rugged …

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Inside the Great Hunt for a ‘Minimoon’ in the Middle of the Australian Desert

Inside the Great Hunt for a ‘Minimoon’ in the Middle of the Australian Desert

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero / The Daily Beast / Getty On Aug. 22, 2016, a fireball streaked across the sky over South Australia. A low, bright meteor. It was one of hundreds of space rocks that plunge through Earth’s atmosphere every year—and are big enough to survive the fiery descent. Earth is mostly water, …

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