A U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in two rampages from his Army post last year has reached a plea deal with prosecutors to avoid the death penalty. Robert Bales, a decorated veteran of four combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan,
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The Department of Defense plans to spend $20 million to increase the number of electric cars in use at six armed forces installations by up to a total 500 vehicles.
This report, originally presented by 9News of Denver, tells the story of Richard Vanden Heuvel, a retired World War II Veteran.
All aboard the 3-D printing battleship! The U.S. Navy could soon use these these popular tech tools to shake up traditional supply chains and revolutionize maritime strategy.
It's only the second torpedo of its kind ever found.
High-tech weapons may be screaming through the skies at five times the speed of sound by the middle of the next decade, U.S. military officials say.
Pentagon Unilaterally Grants Itself Authority Over ‘Civil Disturbances’
Assistant Secretary of Defense Michael Sheehan told Congress yesterday that the AUMF authorized the US military to operate on a worldwide battlefield from Boston to Pakistan. Sheehan emphasized that the Administration is authorized to put boots on t
The accusations come involving an officer in the Air Force's sexual assault response office. The lieutenant colonel was arrested in Virginia for accosting a woman in a parking lot. He faces trial next month.
US Dismisses Comments as 'Premature'
Here is an NPR segment featuring a former Air Force pilot who operated drones. He describes targeting and killing people he thinks were civilians, or at least not a threat.
This long-range spy-bot is also nearly silent.
Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University are seeking roughly $20 million in federal funding to help the military develop batteries that would power everything from unmanned vehicles to tactical gear soldiers carry into battle.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai vowed Thursday to wring concessions out of the United States in negotiations for a security pact for the country, as Washington wants to maintain nine military bases in Afghanistan after ISAF troops withdraw in 2014.
Who flies the drones America uses to take out military targets in foreign locales all over the globe?
The agency wants researchers to invent a technology that can determine, in just 30 days, how a new chemical or biological attack works.
U.S. Navy leaders were warned last year that a $37 billion program to build Littoral Combat Ships can’t meet its promised mission because the vessels are too lightly manned and armed, according to a confidential report.
Massive US-led military drills began in the Persian Gulf in a second such show of maritime might in under a year.
The Pentagon’s electromagnetic pain weapons are about to make a new friend.
An Air Force brochure on sexual assault advises potential victims not to fight off their attackers.
The man leading a U.S. Air Force program responsible for preventing sexual assault has been arrested on suspicion of drunkenly groping a woman in an Arlington, Va., parking lot, officials said Monday.
The Free Syrian Army formally denied using chemical weapons
Israel may have attacked targets in Syria — and risked a wider war — to stop ballistic missiles from falling into the hands of Islamic extremists.
The estimated number of military personnel victimized by sexual assault and related crimes has surged by about 35 percent over the past two years, the Pentagon reported Tuesday, as the White House and lawmakers expressed anger with the military’s han
Israel’s airstrike on Syria was timed to precede an Al-Qaeda-led rebel offensive against President Bashar Al-Assad’s forces according to Egyptian and Jordanian intelligence sources
Confident They'll Get Away With It, But What Do They Hope to Gain?
There’s still no hard evidence about who caused the recent, deadly sarin gas attack in Syria. But the Pentagon’s “strong view at this point” is that dictator Bashar Assad maintains control of his chemical arsenal.
Two new models of stealthy jet fighter. A new(ish) aircraft carrier. Separate ballistic missiles for targeting orbital satellites and ships at sea. A host of cyberespionage tools.
Over the next 15-20 years, the U.S. and China are headed for a confrontation in the western Pacific, with Japan caught in the middle.