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Fears of escalation after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Turkey warned on Friday it was opening the gates for refugees to flee to Europe after an air strike blamed on Damascus killed 33...

Additive manufacturing to provide Soldiers with cutting-edge munitions

Advancements in additive manufacturing have fundamentally changed the scope of what we can design and build. Army researchers explore the technology through a program...
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US Will Not Let China, Russia Deny Its Space Superiority, DOD Officials Say

Space systems underpin virtually every weapon system in the Defense Department's arsenal, a senior DOD official told Congress. But many systems were designed for an...

Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Program Awarded LRIP Contract

New helicopter coined "Jolly Green II" by U.S. Air Force and makes debut at AFA Air Warfare Symposium Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT),...

‘Black Knight’ Soldiers conduct CALFEX in multiple countries

SMARDEN, Romania -1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment (Black Knights), 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducts a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise...

US, South Korea postpone joint exercises over virus

The US and South Korean militaries on Thursday postponed forthcoming joint exercises due to the coronavirus outbreak, they said, as the Asian country reported...

Afghanistan: nearly two decades of US intervention

Kabul: The US-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, following the 9/11 terror attacks, targeted Al-Qaeda in the sanctuaries provided by the Taliban government of...

One year after standoff with India, Pakistan boasts military pride

Pakistan Wednesday marked the first anniversary of its standoff with New Delhi in which it shot down and captured an Indian pilot in the...

Trump says US can avoid major epidemic as virus spreads

President Donald Trump has played down fears of a major coronavirus outbreak in the United States, even as infections ricochet around the world, prompting...

US Air Force Announces Vanguard PEOS

The Air Force recently announced the Vanguard Program as part of its transformational science and technology portfolio identified in the 2030 strategy for the...