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U2 Spy Plane Soars Again in Afghanistan

With technology old and new, plane provides valuable intel

(Newser) - A relic of the Cold War era is nothing of the kind, as the US military increasingly uses its aging fleet of high altitude U2 spy planes to conduct real-time surveillance in Afghanistan. Retrofitted with modern electronics, the U2 and its pilot can monitor the battlefield, provide crucial communications to... More »

N. Korean Hackers Steal US War Plan

They grab 11-page file off unprotected thumb drive

(Newser) - North Korean hackers may have made off with secret documents outlining American and South Korean military plans in the event of a North Korean attack. Last month, officials discovered that a South Korean officer had downloaded the plan, codenamed Oplan 5027, on an unsecured thumb drive, and that his computer... More »

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