Department of Defense

U.S. Military's New Smart Bullets Hit Moving Targets With Deadly AccuracyThe United States military has perfected a smart bullet that behaves like a precision-guided missile.
U.S. Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Courts Silicon Valley Tech Community To Lead New Military Cyber StrategyHe also unveiled that Defense Innovation Unit X will be located in Silicon Valley to scout for emerging technologies and to strengthen existing relationships.
College Students Help Build 3-D Printed, Military-Grade Drone Using Off-The-Shelf ComponentsA group of engineering professors and college students have come up with a 3D-printed drone for the U.S. Department of Defense.
American Flags Made In China Now Banned In U.S. MilitarySoldiers carry them into battle, fly them high over foreign bases, and triumphantly carry them in processions, but those stars and stripes, until now, have often been made in China.
Retired Tech Expert Shares Career Advice For San Francisco Job SeekersDan Skeen, a Bay Area tech expert who spent much of his career working for the Department of Defense, displays valuable insight for job seekers in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Apple-Samsung War Now Being Fought At PentagonThe competition between Apple and Samsung now extends to the military as both companies await approval for use of their mobile devices by the Pentagon, which has relied almost exclusively on the Blackberry.
Silicon Valley Firm Unveils Military Biometrics Reader For iPhoneFollowing a U.S. Defense Department research grant, a Silicon Valley company has rolled out new iPhone app to allow users track eyes, facial features, voices, and fingerprints.
Bay Area Lawyer For Military Women ‘Thrilled’ About Ending Combat BanA lawyer for four servicewomen who sued the U.S. Department of Defense for the right to have combat duty said in San Francisco Thursday that she and her clients are “thrilled” that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the lifting of the combat ban.
Defense Secretary Panetta Pays Fraction Of Commute To Monterey HomeDefense Secretary Leon Panetta has commuted on military aircraft to his home in the Monterey area more than two dozen times since he took over in July, paying about $630 per trip for a roundtrip flight that costs the Pentagon about $32,000.
Military Solar Project For San Mateo’s SolarCity Back On TrackSan Mateo-based SolarCity said Wednesday that it had reached a deal with Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch unit for financing the five-year project called SolarStrong.
SF School Board Approves Extension Of JROTC ProgramA military program sponsored by the Department of Defense will likely continue to be offered at seven San Francisco high schools for another two years.
Airman Discharged Despite Obama’s Lingering DADT RepealThe Air Force has confirmed the discharge of a member due to sexual orientation despite President Obama and Congress' pending repeal of DADT.
Shine A Light On The Holiday Season With ‘Giving Tuesday’
Food For Families Drive

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