Russia is in the midst of its biggest war games since Soviet times, with 160,000 troops, 130 planes, 70 ships and thousands of tanks and armored vehicles participating in the country's Far East, according to media reports.
Insists Role in Torture Was 'On Orders' From Handlers
Panama's president says his country has seized a North Korean-flagged ship carrying "undeclared military cargo".
It can cope with unexpected trip hazards, survive being knocked off balance by a 20-pound weight, and if the tricks of its developmental predecessor, Petman, are anything to go by, it can climb over obstacles and autonomously navigate to a certain d
In an unprecedented feat for naval aviation, an unmanned US jet has managed to succesfully land aboard an aircraft carrier
The Navy made history by landing the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator aboard a moving aircraft carrier for the first time. It took off from a Naval Air Station in Maryland and landed aboard the carrier off the coast of Virginia.
A report in a leading U.S. newspaper says the United States is considering an option for withdrawal from Afghanistan next year that would leave no American troops in the South Asian nation.
Tensions remain high in Cairo after the shooting of dozens of supporters of ousted president...
Five things you need to know about the X-47B, the U.S. military's first unmanned, autonomous combat jet.
Syria's President Bashar Assad claimed in an interview published Thursday that his opponents have "used up all their tools" and failed to overthrow his regime.
Mohammed Morsi, in office only a year as the first democratically elected leader of Egypt, was rousted from power by the military Wednesday as a euphoric crowd in Tahrir Square cheered his exit.
Violence has erupted in Cairo as the clock ticked down on an army ultimatum for President Mohammed...
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has met with Gen. Abdel al-Sisi today, after Sisi issued an ultimatum giving him 48 hours to do whatever he needs to do to placate the mass opposition protests over the weekend.
The U.S. government is giving hundreds of millions of dollars to a Russian arms company to buy helicopters that the Afghan military cannot maintain or operate, according to a scathing new report from the inspector general for Afghan reconstruction.
Friends and family call for independent investigation into journalist’s obvious murder.
When Alex Godson accepted his first unpaid internship in Brussels after receiving a master's degree in international relations from the University of Manchester, he believed a full-time position was just a few months away.
The military's highest court has overturned a murder conviction against a Camp Pendleton Marine in one of the most significant cases against American troops from the Iraq war.
I am reading the heartbreaking suicide note of Daniel Somers, a US combat veteran who spent several years fighting in Iraq.
Engineers were able to build the device by applying a patented technique to commercially available telecom fiber-optic technology.
gdp is the resident physicist, and uber tech guy, at Wendy McElroy's group blog. At the end of the thread above, gdp identifies a fitting motive for our Noble Peace Prize winner's call for reducing the number of nuclear warheads.
BOOM!! Finally, a former and knowledgeable Air Force Pilot speaks up!
United States Air Force Maj. Andrew Murphy couldn't see the hypersonic vehicle's rocket ignite, but he could hear it — and feel it.
Wired has put up a profile of Army General Keith Alexander, the director of the NSA.
High temperatures, gusty winds and bone-dry forests have fuelled wildfires in Colorado.Almost 100 homes have been burned and destroyed, and thousands of people have fled to safety.The army has been called in to the US state to prevent looting.
Electric motorcycles just went from practical to tactical with the Zero MMX, the first all-electric bike developed specifically for the U.S. Special Operation Forces.
President Obama has said the outrage over the federal government’s decision to monitor citizens’ phone activity is all “hype.” He might want to share his opinion with the U.S. Air Force, which is ordering members of the service not to look at news st
After a century as an only child, the Panama Canal is about to get a sister. Nicaragua announced recently that it is awarding China a contract to build an alternative to the Panama Canal, a move that could have huge implications for everything ....
From DARPA, some very tiny suction.
The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will represent himself at his upcoming murder trial, meaning he will question the more than two dozen soldiers he's accused of wounding, a military judge ruled Monday.
Book 'debunks myth that the GI were manly and always behaved well'