U.S. Department of Defense


Servicewomen Sue In SF Courtroom To Challenge Exclusion From Combat

Four military women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan sued the U.S. Department of Defense in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the policy of excluding women from almost all combat duty.


A life-size Hummingbird-like unmanned aircraft, named Nano Hummingbird, developed by AeroVironment Inc. , for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The prototype has a wingspan of 6.5 inches, weighs two-thirds of an ounce and has a body fairing shaped like a real hummingbird. (AP)

California Firm Develops Flying Artificial Hummingbird

A California company said it has demonstrated controlled precision hovering and fast-forward flight by a camera-equipped micro aircraft that flies like a hummingbird.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/18/2011


19-Year-Old Marine From San Jose Killed In Afghanistan

SAN JOSE (CBS/BCN) — A 19-year-old Marine from San Jose was killed during a tour of service in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday. Lance Cpl. Arden Joseph A. Buenagua – […]

CBS San Francisco–11/26/2010