What do you call an armor-penetrating munition? MAHEM. A smokescreen that instantly closes around a tank? DRAPES. A robot that scavenges and feeds itself? EATR, of course.
As insane as it might sound, the United States may soon be getting involved in another war in the Middle East. According to White House spokesman Jay Carney, “no options” have been taken off the table when it comes to the situation in Libya.
Michael Hastings has struck again.
"My job in psy-ops is to play with people’s heads, to get the enemy to behave the way we want them to behave. I’m prohibited from doing that to our own people. When you ask me to use these skills on senators and congressman, you’re crossing a line."
The US army is planning to field "rubber bullets" for machine guns. Military officials claim the ammunition will allow them to more effectively quell violent protests without loss of life, but human rights campaigners are alarmed by the new weapon.
We can't afford the empire, and even if we could, murdering people is a great evil.
Pirates shot dead 4 American hostages on a yacht they had seized in the Arabian Sea, and a firefight left 2 pirates dead and 13 captured, the U.S. military said. The dead hostages were only discovered after U.S. forces responded to gunfire and boarde
After the FDC guards take the suspect’s fingerprints and iris scans, he is medically screened and given any needed treatment. Next, he will be issued an orange jump suit and a cell.
300 soldiers head back to state fresh from Iraq after Gov. Walker put Guard on alert last week to prepare for strikes
Argentina is accusing the US military of attempting to smuggle arms, drugs and spy equipment into the country under the pretext of a police training course.
“We must embed higher levels of security and authentication in hardware, operating systems, and network protocols,” Lynn said. The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, a White House initiative, “will lay one building block...
What an incredible weapon. The techs have out done themselves this time - this thing darn near shoots around corners - check it out - if you haven't seen this video yet - you'll want to. This will save lives - on our side. If you enjoy weapons
NATO was not impressed by Russia's military performance after two large maneuvers in 2009 because its forces relied on aging equipment, lacked transport and suffered from manpower shortages, according to a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable.
The letter, never made public before now, says units were told to destroy their records because officials had no room to ship the paperwork back to the United States. The letter goes on to say it was in direct contradiction to existing Army...
Giving more momentum to anti Mubarak protests in Egypt, thousands of Suez Canal service workers began an indefinite strike threatening crude oil supply disruptions.
Fretting over a scenario in which armed U.S. soldiers could be called to the border — or even over it — to hold back lawlessness and violence, Undersecretary of the Army Joseph Westphal invoked a contentious word to describe Mexico’s problem with dru
A senior member of the US Marine corps is telling people "multiple platoons" are deploying to Egypt, a source tells us.
“This isn’t just about drugs and about illegal immigrants,” he said. “This is about, potentially, a takeover of a government by individuals who are corrupt.”
Recently the US media created a hoopla and hand-wringing with the revelation that Russia had a new-generation fighter jet, the MIG-29, China's new J-20 stealth plane could fly circles around the Lockheed F-117a. Well the Russians and Chinese better
Ten products, including fish, shrimp, oysters, crab cakes, and packaged Cajun dishes such as jambalaya and shrimp etouffee are being promoted at 72 base commissaries along the East Coast, said Milt Ackerman, president of Military Solutions Inc...
Sales of Gulf of Mexico seafood are getting a boost from the military after being hammered by last year's BP oil spill, which left consumers fearing that the water's bounty had been tainted. Ten products, including fish, shrimp, oysters, crab cake
A robotic, bat-winged bomber designed to take off from a US aircraft carrier has passed its first test in a debut flight in California, the US Navy said. The X-47B jet, which looks like a smaller version of the B-2 stealth bomber, stayed in the air f
A Senate investigation of the Fort Hood shootings faults the Army and FBI with missing warning signs and not exchanging information that could have prevented the massacre. Systemic and cultural problems caused military officials to miss signs the sus
A mock city roughly the size of downtown San Diego has risen in a remote Southern California desert to train military forces to fight in urban environments.
The U.S. Army’s Dugway base went on lockdown late Wednesday evening as part of “an ongoing security operation,” according to spokeswoman Paula Thomas. Nearly 1,000 employees are stranded at the base, but Dugway Commander Col. William E. King, IV s
Army Staff Sergeant Calvin Gibbs is charged with premeditated murder and assaulting unarmed Afghan civilians, as well as with cutting off fingers from corpses and beating a fellow soldier who had alerted superiors to widespread hashish use in his uni
A 1,560-building mock city that's roughly the size of San Diego has risen in the Southern California desert.
The ACLU has identified 25 to 30 cases of "unjustified homicide" in US-run prisons in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay. "So far, the documents released by the government raise more questions than they answer, but they do confirm one troubling fac
Even as we imagine the day when robots finally turn against us, scientists are at work on how best to control them
U.S. Central Command policy allows troops a 90- or 180-day supply of highly addictive psychotropic drugs before they deploy to combat...