Armed Conflict

How Did Russia Stop Hitler in WWII?

Michael Peck [2]<p>In October 1941, the Second World Wa [3]r [3] teetered on a knife edge.<p>There was war in China and war in North Africa, and soon there …

War

Russia builds 'unstoppable' 4,600mph missile that could destroy Royal Navy's new carriers

Kremlin military chiefs claim they have built an anti-ship cruise missile capable of travelling at between five and six times the speed of sound - …

Cold War

(2nd LD) U.S. stealth fighters carry out precision bombing drill in Korea

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with USFK commander's statement; CHANGES photo) <br>SEOUL, March 25 (Yonhap) -- Several F-35B stealth fighter jets conducted …

War

Prepare, pursue, prevail! Onward and upward with U.S. central command

By way of explaining his eight failed marriages, Artie Shaw once remarked, “I am an incurable optimist"<p>By way of explaining his eight failed marriages, the American bandleader Artie Shaw once remarked, “I am an incurable optimist.” In reality, Artie was an incurable narcissist. Utterly devoid of …

Foreign Policy

Civilian who 'loves our troops' has never actually met a troops

HARTFORD, Conn. — Local man Kyle Jennings, who has a yellow ribbon bumper sticker and says he “loves our troops,” has never actually met someone who …

War

Central Africa: U.S. to End Operations Against Lord's Resistance Army

<i>A top US military commander has said the LRA has been reduced to "irrelevance" after years of joint military operations have killed most of its</i> …

Africa

Navy Test-Fires Electromagnetic Railgun

The U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research has released new video of a test of BAE Systems’ electromagnetic railgun, a hypervelocity weapon that has a …

Military

First woman combat officer commissioned in Border Security Force after 51 years

By: PTI | Gwalior |<p>BSF Logo (File Photo)<p>Tanushree Pareek on Saturday became the first woman combat officer to be commissioned in the 51-year history …

War

Japan's Role in American Defeat in Vietnam

In March of 1945, and just five months before surrendering to the Allies, Japan did something with profound consequences: it conquered Vietnam …

Military History

US better watch moves in Persian Gulf: Iran

<b>Iran's chief Armed Forces spokesman has dismissed reports about alleged “unprofessional behavior” by Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf, saying the</b> …

Iran

HyperWar: The Mediterranean & Middle East, Vol.II (Chapter 1)

in the absence of a proper flexible system of maintenance, the troops would be supplied from a number of depots to be made at selected places. The …

War

JAPAN INDUCTS ITS 2ND BIG HELICOPTER CARRIER, CHINA WORRIED: TOP 5 FACTS

War

U.S. military investigating alleged civilian casualties in Mosul strike | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. military acknowledged on Saturday that U.S. aircraft struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul …

War

Congress’s Duty in the War With ISIS

On the verge of driving the Islamic State out of Mosul, once Iraq’s second-largest city, the United States and its allies are beginning a push to recapture Raqqa, the Syrian city that is the de facto capital of the self-declared caliphate.<p>Hundreds of Syrian rebels and their American military …

Syrian Civil War

Army considering cutting 25 per cent of its around 40,000 sahayaks

Highlights<p><i>1</i><p>The army is considering reducing the strength of sahayak jawans by 25 per cent.<p><i>2</i><p>The force will bring in civilians to replace 10,000 of its …

War

Bangladesh honours 1971 war victims

The Bangladeshi government has observed its first Genocide Day, marking the anniversary of a crackdown on civilians by Pakistani forces in 1971.<p>The Bangladeshi government has observed its first Genocide Day, marking the anniversary of a crackdown on civilians by Pakistani forces in 1971.<p>The events …

Middle East

The Difference Between Strategic intelligence and Tactical intelligence Skills

<b>The Difference Between Strategic Intelligence and Tactical Intelligence Skills in Support to the Armed Forces</b><p>The United States (U.S.) Intelligence …

War

Is Bombing N. Korea Ultimate Pandora's Box?

<b>By Robert E. Kelly, for The National Interest</b><p>U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made waves last week when he suggested that military action …

North Korea

Trump is dragging us into another war...and no one is talking about it

Quietly, while Americans have been focused on the ongoing drama over repealing the Affordable Care Act and the new revelations about the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, President Trump has been busy dramatically expanding the American troop presence inside Syria. And virtually no one in Washington …

Syrian Civil War

The only woman to win the medal of honor fought for her role in the Civil War

Don’t mess with Mary Edwards Walker<p>Mary Edwards Walker was no stranger to sneaking across enemy lines. When she wasn’t acting as a surgeon to tend to …

History

Syrian army pushing back insurgent offensive, military source says

Syria's army and its allies retook a village near Hama on Saturday, a Syrian military source said, as the government tries to turn back a major insurgent offensive, but bitter fighting continued, a war monitor said.<p>President Bashar al-Assad and his allies, Russia, Iran and Shi'ite militias from …

Syrian Army

The Army Can't Figure Out What To Do With the Ripsaw "Tank"

The speedy little vehicle seems useful, but for what?<p>The U.S. Army continues to test a tracked-vehicle veteran of reality TV but doesn't know what to do with it. The Army has tested the Ripsaw EV since 2010 but has yet to come up with a practical role for the quick little vehicle.<p>The Ripsaw "tank" …

Military

This Small, Obscure U.S. Navy Unit Hunts Terrorists and Smugglers

In 2015, the Navy Expeditionary Intelligence Command's specialized teams produced nearly 1,000 "high value" reports for commanders around the …

War

On the front line as the rebels battle the Syrian regime around Damascus

The soldier was grinning, his wounds bandaged but blood still on his hands. He had the weary, cynical, joyful eyes of a man who had survived. Gunfire …

Syrian Army

Lessons From the Deadliest Chemical War That Didn’t Happen

Soviet Pioneers in 1937. Viktor Bulla photo via WikimediaBritain and Germany were loaded to the gills with chemical weapons but avoided them on the …

War

Syrian Army Repelled Large-Scale Militant Advance In Northern Hama

Advancing militants<p>On March 24, the Syrian Army repelled two major assaults launched by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and its allies in the northern …

Syrian Army

Donald Trump Is From Mars

I’ve come to the conclusion, after about 60 days of presidential antics, that the problem is not “fake news.” The problem is a fake administration.<p>So, let me see if I’ve got this right.<p>North Korea has been pushing its ally China to rein in the United States. Pyongyang is worried that Washington is …

Foreign Policy

How Pakistan Is Planning to Fight a Nuclear War

Forget North Korea, this is the real nuclear threat the world should be thinking about.Sandwiched between Iran, China, India and Afghanistan, …

War

War by any means: The story of DARPA

With the nature of war changing fast, what goes on in the Pentagon’s most secretive research agency, asks the first insider to lift the lid in The …

War

Congress Is Missing in Action as Trump Escalates War in Syria Amid Russia Probe

Donald Trump is escalating US military operations in Syria just as Russia begins fighting in the region as well. However, the Democrats' recent …

Syrian Civil War