The Pentagon plans to expand its global network of drones and special-operations bases in a fundamental realignment meant to project U.S. power even as it cuts back conventional forces.
American commandos raced into Somalia early Wednesday and rescued two aid workers, an American woman and a Danish man, after a shootout with Somali pirates who had been holding them captive for months.
U.S. special forces swooped into Somalia on Wednesday and rescued an American and a Dane after a shootout with pirates holding them hostage, in a rare raid into the Horn of Africa nation to free foreign captives. The aid workers, American Jessica
The Department of Veterans Affairs has found scores of misplaced headstones and at least eight cases of people buried in the wrong places at several military cemeteries across the country. The review by the VA’s National Cemetery Administration fo
The FBI released its gang assessment in October saying that of the 1.4 million gang members in the U.S., many are in the American military.
We may be pulling people out of war zones, but our dependence on robotic weapons systems is growing rapidly, with sales of drone related technology rising significantly over the last decade, and especially in the last year.
The Navy is hoping to one day run a huge chunk of its fleet on biofuels. So the Navy’s advanced researchers are turning to a tiny robotic helicopter to help them figure out which crop they might be able to convert into their fuel of the future.
The primary, day-to-day mission of the team, known as Joint Special Operations Task Force-Gulf Cooperation Council, is to mentor military units belonging to the U.S.’ oil-rich Arab allies, who collectively are known as the Gulf Cooperation Council. T
Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone a major military defence exercise scheduled for spring, a senior security official said Sunday, amid rising regional tension over Iran’s nuclear programme.
Retired general Otto Perez was sworn in Saturday as president of Guatemala, assuming power in a country awash in drug-related violence that he has promised to tackle with the military’s help.
The Pakistani foreign office claims the drone strikes are counterproductive and violate their sovereignty.
New British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Daring, the first of the Royal Navy's new Type 45 destroyers, leaves the southern English harbour of Portsmouth on January 11, 2012
Iranian navy conducts the "Velayat-90" naval wargames in the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran
The tools for safely disposing of explosive threats like improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have come a long way over the last decade, but one rule of explosives ordnance disposal (EOD) holds fast regardless of how much technology you throw at it:
Manned surveillance missions are critical to obtaining useful intelligence. But sending a soldier into sensitive areas can often be too dangerous
The Obama administration has decided to remove two of the four U.S. Army brigades remaining in Europe as part of a broader effort to cut $487 billion from the Pentagon’s budget over the next decade, said senior U.S. officials. The reductions in Ar
The U.S. military said on Wednesday that a new aircraft carrier strike group had arrived in the Arabian Sea and that another was on its way to the region, but denied any link to recent tensions with Iran and portrayed the movements as routine.
What a joy to see Ron Paul take down Newt “Chickenhawk” Gingrich in front of millions of Americans. Slogging through 15 Republican presidential debates was totally worth it just to witness this defining moment. Dianne Sawyer, who sounded like she was
To quote Seinfeld, "this can't be good for anyone!" This morning I had commented on U.S. intentions to "negotiate" peace with the Taliban, and then I found this video of Marines apparently urinating on dead Taliban soldiers through Theo Spark
For the second time in as many weeks, the U.S. military has rescued distressed Iranian sailors, despite the extremely high tensions between the two nations.
The Russian Defense Ministry announces plans for extensive new early-warning radar system as talks with US and NATO over the controversial European missile defense system hit the wall.
The United States is sponsoring the construction of facilities in Georgia on the threshold of a military conflict in Iran, a member of Georgian opposition movement Public Assembly, Elizbar Javelidze has stated.
Nowadays, nearly one in three American military aircraft is a drone, according to a congressional report, a 40-fold increase in the drone army from just a few years ago
Military bomb experts in Sweden successfully disarmed a Nazi-era mine Tuesday morning after it washed up near one of the country’s beaches.
Those claiming to protect the 'Land of the Free' are actually its biggest enemies...
A veteran in uniform who spoke out in favor of GOP presidential contender Ron Paul and his foreign-policy views after the Iowa Republican caucus could face discipline for potentially having violated military regulations, according to Defense Departme
A former U.S. Army soldier trained in intelligence and cryptology has been arrested and charged for trying to help the Somali al Shabaab militant group, an al Qaeda affiliate, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. Craig Baxam, 24 and from a
The infantry unit at Joint Base Lewis-McChord was placed on lockdown Wednesday after the equipment was discovered missing from a supply area
The United States will respond if Iran tries to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Gulf, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Sunday, saying such a move would cross a “red line.”
A US Navy ship has rescued 13 Iranians held hostage by Somali pirates for weeks in the Arabian Sea, the American military said on Friday.