Is there a connection between events in Syria (maybe even US tension with North Korea) and Russia’s impromptu Black Sea war games that started on March 28, 2013?
North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on Thursday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States.
North Korea’s threats and recent actions represent a “real and clear danger” to the United States as well as its allies South Korea and Japan, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday.
The United States has deployed a sophisticated sea-based radar to the ocean east of Japan to track any North Korean ballistic missile launches, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.
Officials tell NBC News that the U.S. Navy is shifting the USS Fitzgerald — a guided-missile destroyer in the Pacific Ocean — amid ongoing North Korean threats.
Three weeks ago, I wrote an article entitled, “A Huge Hunger Strike at Guantánamo,” in which I reported the stories emerging from Guantánamo of a prison-wide hunger strike, the most severe since George W. Bush was president, and the gulf between what
Much has been made of the fact that the new spending bill passed by Congress this past month has given the Defense Department both $10 billion additional dollars to help alleviate the shortfalls in its operations and maintenance accounts ....
The United States and the two feuding Koreas could blunder into a real war unless both Pyongyang and Washington cease provoking one another.
“Reuters found at least three papers on cyber-warfare on a document-sharing website that were co-authored by university faculty members and PLA researchers, ” whereas in most developed nations, “university professors in recent decades have been reluc
Any term that conflates nuclear weapons with any other kind of weapon is bound to be a poor descriptor.
Afghan and international special forces staged a night raid in the country's restive east, with police on Wednesday saying five civilians died in the operation, four of them children.
China’s military is expanding its unmanned aerial vehicle forces with a new Predator-like armed drone and a new unmanned combat aircraft amid growing tensions with neighbors in Asia, according to U.S. intelligence officials.
The following short video shows a B-52 Stratofortress during a standard training mission of the War Week, an exercise which incorporates Aerial Refueling, Weapons Tactics and High Altitude Maneuvering.
The U.S. Navy is carefully backing away from the troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program —
The four-minute video, titled "A Short, Three-Day War," begins with images of a massive artillery and rocket barrage, followed by a large-scale land and air assault with North Korean troops streaming over the border.
The U.S. Navy’s huge, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers — capital ships that have long dominated military planning and budgeting — are slowly becoming obsolete, weighed down by escalating costs, inefficiency and vulnerability to the latest enemy weap
An active-duty Marine shot dead two fellow service members at a base at Quantico, Virginia, then barricaded himself in a building and killed himself, prompting a brief lockdown of the base, the Marines said on Friday.
Calm yourselves, defense bureaucrats. The Pentagon isn’t about to swap out your BlackBerries for the latest iPhones and iPads.
The ongoing trials of China’s first aircraft carrier and her ship-based jet fighters represent a major leap ahead in capability for the People’s Liberation Army Navy
The North Korean army on Thursday threatened a possible strike against US military bases in Japan, in response to the use of nuclear-armed US B-52 bombers in joint military drills with South Korea.
With Obama's visit to Israel, the "start a new war" rhetoric on TV is off the charts. All the talk currently about chemical weapons and them hitting Israel, but no talk about Israel could counterstrike any country with a small tactical nuke anytime.
To the men and women burdened with the ultimate responsibility of launching America’s nuclear missiles it was known as the “Jesus loves nukes” lesson.
The United States Air Force Academy has been pushing its Dominionist Christian beliefs onto its personnel
Seven U.S. Marines were killed and seven others injured during a training exercise at a military ammunition storage facility in western Nevada, U.S. military officials said Tuesday.
Along Israel's borders, a small number of automobiles patrol the area for signs of intruders. But unlike most vehicles, these cars have no drivers, and — for the most part —drive themselves.
Far more serious for the health of America's Armed Forces are two issues ripping at their very soul: sexual assault and the lack of religious freedom. Besides breaking the law, the first destroys irreparably the bond so important to military servicem
On the anniversary of the infamous My Lai massacre, Nick Turse recalls the numerous, less-well-known atrocities that marked the Vietnam War, and asks which atrocities from Iraq and Afghanistan we will be remembering in 45 years.
The U.S. will add 14 interceptors to a West Coast-based missile defense system, reflecting concern about North Korea's focus on developing nuclear weapons and its advances in long-range missile technology.
General Touts New 'Cyber Cadre's' Attack Capabilities
The Air Force wants to upgrade its aging nuclear missiles and the hundreds of underground silos that hold them.