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Patrick Space Force Base Unleashes .50-Caliber Aircraft Weapons From Contingency Locations

BREVARD COUNTY • SATELLITE BEACH, FLORIDA – When the United States military personnel are trapped in enemy territory every minute counts as danger approaches. When the 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s weapons specialists were tasked to find a way to use the wing’s HH-60G Pave Hawk weapons systems as a way to defend a contingency location on the ground under enemy attack the team developed a first-of-its-kind use for the aircraft’s two GAU-18 .50-caliber machine guns.
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Sebastian woman found sleeping on person’s front lawn

The Sebastian Police Department responded to a call on Monday morning about a woman sleeping on someone’s front lawn. When officers woke up the woman, they could smell a slight odor of alcohol. The woman told the police that she does not drink alcohol or use drugs but does not know how she ended up on someone’s front lawn.
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1 seriously injured in Melbourne crash, police say

MELBOURNE, Fla – A driver was injured after a two-vehicle crash in Melbourne on Tuesday, according to police. Investigators said the wreck, which involved a 68-year-old New Jersey driver and 67-year-old Melbourne driver, happened in the area of South Harbor City Boulevard and Silver Palm Avenue. [TRENDING: Old Spanish...

Nimble 88-year-old dancer wows AGT judges with age-defying routine

An 88-year-old exotic dancer’s “unpredicted” performance recently delighted America’s Got Talent judges and the audience during an audition. Penny claimed to be America’s senior-most burlesque dancer and could be regarded as a national treasure. Penny Starr Sr. hailed from Palm Bay, Florida. She had come...

SpaceX launches 55th internet mission, showing Florida's Starlink dependence

Space is important to us and that’s why we're working to bring you top coverage of the industry and Florida launches. Journalism like this takes time and resources. Please support it with a subscription here. --- SpaceX launched dozens more satellites for its orbital internet constellation late Tuesday, securing the company's 55th Starlink mission since the first flights kicked off just a few years ago. ...

US Space Force tests robot dogs to patrol Cape Canaveral

Mankind's new best friend is coming to the U.S. Space Force. The Space Force has conducted a demonstration using dog-like quadruped unmanned ground vehicles (Q-UGVs) for security patrols and other repetitive tasks. The demonstration used at least two Vision 60 Q-UGVs, or "robot dogs," built by Ghost Robotics and took place at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on July 27 and 28.

US Space Force Sends Robot Dogs To Patrol Ports And Space Stations

The US Space Force will send a dog-like robot from Ghost Robotics to patrol ports and space stations to reduce personnel costs. In the future, robot dogs will be used automatically for security services on the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station site. According to the US Department of Defense, this should save considerable costs that would otherwise be incurred by human security guards.

US Space Force sending robot dogs to patrol port

The US Space Force is deploying robot dogs to patrol its Cape Canaveral station, the Department of Defense has said.The Space Force, which is the youngest branch of the US military, said on Monday that it is deploying Ghost Robotics’ “quadruped unmanned ground vehicles (Q-UGVs)” for “damage assessments and patrol”.It is hoping to use these dog-like robots to carry out manual and repetitive patrol tasks that can be automated, the Department of Defense said in a statement.It said Space Launch Delta 45 – the unit responsible for all space launch operations from the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral...