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Former Navy SEAL defeats incumbent congressman

RICHMOND, Va. — Former U.S. Navy SEAL Scott Taylor defeated incumbent Rep. Randy Forbes in the Republican Primary for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District. The district includes much of the defense-heavy Hampton Roads area, including Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world. “Washington is broken and we need a fresh start,” Taylor told…

New underwater drone will scan the seas for bombs

Drone technology has transformed the nature of land and air warfare; now the same technology is taking to the seas. The new Sea WASP, developed by Saab, has the ability to detect mines deep below the water’s surface that could potentially save thousands of lives aboard U.S. ships. Sea WASP stands for “Waterborne Anti-IED Security…