Drone aircraft

July 30, 2018 - 4:34 pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The head of the U.S. military in Africa says it has taken steps to increase the security of troops on the ground, adding armed drones and armored vehicles and taking a harder look at when American forces go out with local troops. The U.S. Africa Command chief says in an...
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In this image made from video provided by Chris Rogers, surfer Koa Smith rides a wave off the coast of Namibia, on the Western shore of Africa. Smith rode for nearly a mile over a 120-second span and stayed upright as he traveled through eight barrels--the hollow formed by the curve of the wave as it breaks over the surfer's head. (Chris Rogers via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 9:12 am
To say Koa Smith was at the right place at the right time is perfectly accurate. To say he got lucky — that's missing the point. Perched precariously on his surfboard, the 23-year-old from Hawaii rode a wave off the coast of Namibia, on the western shore of Africa, for 120 straight seconds. He...
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