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The U.S. Air Force Made the Right Choice for Its Next Stealth Bomber

The team of Boeing and its junior partner Lockheed Martin recently protested the U.S. Air Force’s award to Northrop Grumman for America’s …

Unleashed: U.S. Air Force Strike Eagles Hit ISIS and Al Qaeda Leadership

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles flying out of RAF Lakenheath in the United Kingdom have proven instrumental in fighting terrorist threat around …

Media - Lockheed Martin - Releases

Jul 30, 2018<p>Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was selected by the U.S. Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) as the …

The U.S. Air Force expects to equip F-15 fighter jets with laser weapons by 2020

For science fiction aficionados, a laser-firing starship or jet fighter is but another day at the office. Literally thousands of books and films …

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What’s the modern U.S. Air Force equivalent of these classic Star Wars spacecrafts?

Take a look at the comparisons and let us know if you agree.<p>The U.S. Air Force Central Command has recently published an inspiring post on Social …

U.S. Navy modifying defensive weapons to give them offensive capability - Military Aviation News

At a panel presentation at the America Society of Naval Engineers’ Combat Systems Symposium on Dec. 1, U.S. Navy officials share with attendees how …

Growlers on the hunt

US Navy EA-18G Growlers track down targets in Syria<p>Details have been reported regarding US Navy EA-18G Growlers of VAQ-137 embarked with the USS …

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Lockheed wins $279 million in U.S. Navy funding for next LCS ship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) on Monday said it had received $279 million in remaining funding from the U.S. Navy for the construction of the future USS Cooperstown, the 23rd Littoral Combat Ship.<p>The funding comes on top of $79 million in advanced procurement funding released …

Incredible images reveal US Navy seaplane lost in Pearl Harbor attack

Archaeologists from NOAA and the University of Hawaii have released incredible images of a U.S. Navy plane sunk during the opening minutes of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7 1941.<p>Just minutes before the attack on Pearl Harbor, aircraft from the Japanese Imperial Navy bombed the nearby U.S. …

US Navy’s largest guided-missile destroyer begins first sea trials

The US Navy’s advanced stealth warship USS Zumwalt began its first sea trials on Monday. The new destroyer cost over $4 billion to build, took …

U.S. Navy's Largest Destroyer Ever Heads Out to Sea for First Time

U.S. news<p>BATH, Maine — The largest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy headed out to sea for the first time Monday, departing from shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and carefully navigating the winding Kennebec River before reaching the open ocean where the ship will undergo sea trials.<p>More than 200 …

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9 unbelievable instances of animals in the military

For instance, the Mongols' masterful use of horses allowed Genghis Khan and his generals to carve out the largest land empire ever known.<p>In the book "Beasts of War: The Militarization of Animals," author Jared Eglan curated amazing insights into how militaries have used a stunning menagerie of …

Here's the first footage of US Navy's new bad ass Zumwalt-class destroyer at sea

Wow. Here’s the first footage of the US Navy’s brand new Zumwalt-class destroyer at sea. It’s the most advanced warship that the US Navy has ever …

U.S. Navy

US Navy readies 'laser attack' weapon in 2014

"Compare that to the hundreds of thousands of dollars it costs to fire a missile, and you can begin to see the merits of this capability," he said in …

For the first time since 9/11, US Navy nuclear-armed subs make port calls

The US Navy has 14 submarines with nuclear warheads that roam the oceans as part of the US strategy to deter an enemy strike. They will now make …

The best US military pictures of 2015

Senior Airman Jason Couillard/US Air Force<p><i>All photos taken by US Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps service members.</i><p>View As: Slides<p>Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct a high-altitude low-opening (HALO) jump during …

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Can the US military build Star Wars-style laser cannons for its troops?

It seems everyone is getting inspired by the latest “Star Wars” movie and that includes the military.<p>American companies are developing laser systems for the aircraft, drones, vehicles and even boats for U.S. troops. And while they may not match the cool beams of light seen from those “Star Wars” …

New US Military Space Plane Aims for 2017 Liftoff

The United States military is making progress toward developing a new unmanned space plane, which it aims to begin flight-testing in 2017.<p>The Defense …

Six Nato soldiers killed in suicide attack near Bagram airbase in Afghanistan

Three others were injured in bombing attack on joint US-Afghan patrol in village of Bajawryan near Bagram airbase, US defense secretary Ash Carter said<p>Six Americans have been killed and three other people injured in a Taliban suicide attack near Bagram airbase in Afghanistan that coincided with a …

Miss Colombia Posts Pictures of Her Crowning Moment Before Losing Title: It 'Will Always Be with Me'

Steve Harvey‘s major mistake at Sunday night’s Miss Universe pageant may have left the Internet in a fury, but the contestants involved kept upbeat …