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Russian fighter jet crashes into Mediterranean

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Russian fighter jet crashed into the Mediterranean as it attempted to land on a Russian aircraft carrier, state news agency Tass reported.<p>Citing the Russian Defense Ministry, Tass said the pilot of the MIG 29 ejected a few kilometers from the carrier and was recovered safely.<p>Russian state …

Middle East

Photos of the Gulf War Fires That Turned Kuwait's Oil Fields into Hell

"Never before or since have I witnessed an unnatural disaster on such a scale," writes photographer Sebastião Salgado, who documented the aftermath of the Iraqi army setting Kuwait oil wells ablaze in the early 90s.<p>By coincidence, I was in Venezuela photographing that country's vast oil industry …

Middle East

At $800K a Pop, New Navy Destroyer's Ammo Is in Question

PORTLAND, Maine -- The new guns on the Navy's biggest and most advanced destroyer are going to be firing blanks if the Navy can't find cost-effective …

Military

Restoring a World War II aviation gem

<i>A veteran of World War II is UP IN THE AIR once again, thanks, Lee Cowan tells us, to a small army of volunteers ... and one very determined Korean</i> …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

In a victory for supporters of the battle-proven A-10 close air support aircraft, Congress provided the necessary seed money...<p>This story originally …

Awesome footage shows Belgian F-16s of the 350 (F) Sqn at work during Red Flag, Cold Response, FWIT and more!

The 350th Squadron of the Air Component of the Belgian Armed Forces turned 75 today. And here’s a cool footage of its F-16 Fighting Falcon jets at …

These Tiny Diesels Will Take U.S. Marines Where MRAPs And Hummers Can't

Powersports giant Polaris has announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has ordered 144 MRZR-D4 diesel-powered buggies dispatch with each of the Corps’ …

Iraq army crushes child under a tank amidst war crimes allegations

<b>***WARNING: THE VIDEO MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL USERS AS IT CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT***</b><p>MEMO has seen horrifying leaked footage that shows what …

Middle East

Submarines: Keepers of the nuclear arsenal

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Russia's aircraft carrier has started launching sorties over Syria

The US Naval Institute News' Sam LaGrone reports that armed fighters have flown from Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean.<p>As of yet, no strikes have been carried out. Only scouting missions involving the Su-33s and MiG-29Ks have gone forward, according to Lagrone.<p>While …

War

The Latest: Coroner: Woman killed by man who ambushed cops

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two police officers in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania (all times local):<p>6:30 p.m.<p>A western …

The former head psychologist for the US Navy SEALs reveals his best advice for combatting stress at work

So says Eric Potterat, the former head psychologist for the US Navy SEALs.<p>Potterat, who is now the scientific adviser at Thync, which produces wearable technology that helps reduce stress, told Business Insider about eight techniques those elite cohorts typically learn.<p>He said the overarching theme …

It's Not Just Canada: New Zealand Immigration Sites See Spike in U.S. Traffic After Donald Trump Win

Donald Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s presidential election has spurred intense reactions, and it seems one of those reactions is to get as far away as …

Immigration

Marines pause operations after series of 'avoidable' deaths, aircraft crashes

Disturbed by a series of U.S. Marine aircraft crashes, deaths and incidents of bad behavior, the commandant of the Marine Corps has ordered a one-day pause in operations for the service to regroup, look inward and find ways to improve.<p>Gen. Robert Neller, in a memo to his commanders, said that more …

Russian warships chase away Nato submarine in Mediterranean

Russian warships in the eastern Mediterranean Sea drove away a Dutch submarine that had been shadowing the squadron, the military said.<p>Two Russian …

Rare, unseen photos from the Chronicle's 'morgue' will make you see San Francisco in a new way

The San Francisco Chronicle's photo archives are extensive. They fill two rooms, and they take on the forms of photo, microfilm, negative, and old bound tomes. One can get lost down there. The archivists are very familiar with the extensive collection. If they don't know what exists, they know …

San Francisco

What Happened When an Infantryman Brought a Camera to World War II

Bonafreno Man, Italy, 1946<br>Tony Vaccaro—courtesy of HBO<p>1 of 9<p>It's not hard to understand why, in 1944, a young man with an eye for photography might …

World War II

The Story Behind The A-10’s Iconic War Paint

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NATO announces largest troop deployments against Russia since Cold War

By Alex Lantier<br>8 November 2016<p>NATO will place hundreds of thousands of troops on alert for military action against Russia in the coming months, top …

Russian warships arrive in Med ready to blindside US on Election Day with huge assault on Syria

Russian warships have reached the Mediterranean ahead of a predicted huge assault on Syria during America's Election Day.<p>Military observers say giant …

Military

The Navy called USS Zumwalt a warship Batman would drive. But at $800,000 per round, its ammo is too pricey to fire.

Modern warfare is not cheap. But even among the priciest and most cutting-edge battle machines, the USS Zumwalt is in a class apart. The warship is the most expensive destroyer in the history of the Navy, costing about $4.4 billion.<p>Along with the hefty price tag comes a marvel of nautical …

Military

Has a diver found a lost Cold War nuclear bomb off Canada?

It is a mystery that has baffled historians for more than half a century.<p>Ever since an American B-36 Bomber crashed near British Columbia during a secret training mission in 1950, the nuclear bomb on board has never been found.<p>Now, a commercial diver may have stumbled across the Mark IV bomb in the …

Scuba Diving

The urban future is grim, according to this U.S. military training video

The Pentagon warns against the rise of chaotic, labyrinthine megacities<p>It’s as if the cities of the future were designed by dystopian novelists: Imagine roving bands of child marauders, mazes of squalor extending from high-rises to subterranean networks, and underground slumlords governing from the …

How 8 European nations are preparing for a potential war with Russia

But many European countries have reduced their spending in the decades since World War II, so preparing for a potential war with their aggressive and highly militarized neighbor is not as simple as giving their soldiers MREs, bullets, and marching orders.<p>And while the US helps guarantee the …

US, Turkey agree to develop long-term plan to seize, govern Syria's Raqqa

<b>(CNN) —</b> American and Turkish military leaders have agreed to develop a long-term plan for "seizing, holding and governing" the de facto ISIS capital of Raqqa in northern Syria, the US Department of Defense's news service reported Sunday.<p>"The coalition and Turkey will work together on the long-term …

Middle East

On the road to Mosul, the battle of Bashiqa – in pictures

Kurdish peshmerga forces assaulted the town of Bashiqa from two fronts as the Mosul offensive entered its 21st day. Meanwhile, thousands of civilians fleeing fighting in Mosul wait to be taken to the Hasan Sham IDP camp at the screening check point in Gogjali