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An Eye in the Sky Is Coming to America’s East Coast

In a few days, the U.S. Army will position in the skies over Maryland two billion-dollar blimps capable of monitoring activity in an area the size of Texas.

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 READ MORE



The Guardian

Raytheon Creates Social Media Spy Software (Video)

The world’s fifth-largest defense contractor has developed a surveillance program that predicts your behavior by tracking the movement of your smartphone and mining public data from sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare.

Posted on Feb 13, 2013 READ MORE



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War’s Biggest Earners

On the heels of a report on the world’s 100 leading arms manufacturers comes a detailed look at the Top 10, which made a combined $230 billion off war and other conflict in 2010.

Posted on Mar 7, 2012 READ MORE


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The iPhone Goes to War

The iPhone is getting outfitted for battle. Raytheon, that clever military contractor, has developed an iPhone application called the One Force Tracker that helps soldiers track each other and their enemies, orient themselves and communicate using an interface similar to Facebook.

Posted on Dec 16, 2009 READ MORE


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Raytheon’s New ‘Silent Guardian’ Brings the Pain

Reporting on cutting-edge new military gadgetry gives this UK journalist, the Daily Mail’s Michael Hanlon, an unpleasant dose of the reality of modern warfare—and leads him to wonder about the significance, and possible uses of, Raytheon’s new “Silent Guardian” mega-zapper.

Posted on Sep 20, 2007 READ MORE


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