New research suggests a plasma bubble in the high atmosphere blocked radio communications during a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan, which lead to a deadly US helicopter ambush.
The United States and its Arab allies early Tuesday launched bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, opening up a new front in the battle against the jihadist group after more than a month of US air strikes in Iraq.
With President Obama recently authorizing military action against ISIS, legal scholars are revisiting the question of who can declare war and who can't.
A new military-sponsored program aims to develop a tiny device that can be implanted in the body, where it will use electrical impulses to monitor the body's organs.
Although the list of countries that have nukes is not a terribly long one, their presence anywhere can give people mushroom-cloud nightmares. Trace examines the small, confirmed, nuclear club and a few other countries that may be close to joining.
Five months after the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, the prospects for their safe return seem more remote than ever. Here's why. Continue reading →
U.S. Africa Command will set up a headquarters in the Sierra Leone capital Monrovia to act as a command and control center for U.S. military and international relief programs.
The United States military's high-technology branch is hoping to test out on-orbit satellite servicing in orbit in the next five years.
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