Articles about US Army

Pentagon working on integrating AI-controlled robots in US armed forces

16 May 2021

Pentagon working on integrating AI-controlled robots in US armed forces

The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has been testing fully-autonomous AI to control drones carrying lethal force and authorized to engage enemy threats.

Microsoft signs $21.8 billion deal with the US Army

02 Apr 2021

Microsoft signs $21.8 billion deal with the US Army

Microsoft has received a contract worth $21.8 billion from the Department of Defense (DoD) to supply the US Army with 120,000 augmented reality headsets, the Pentagon recently announced.

Indian-American becomes US Army's first Chief Information Officer

07 Jan 2021

Indian-American becomes US Army's first Chief Information Officer

Indian-American Dr. Raj Iyer has taken over as the first Chief Information Officer of the US Army after the Pentagon created the position in July 2020.

Soon, US Army dogs could be wearing AR glasses

09 Oct 2020

Soon, US Army dogs could be wearing AR glasses

US Army dogs could soon be seen wearing AR glasses on the field.

Sunlight, heat, and humidity weakens coronavirus, says US official

24 Apr 2020

Sunlight, heat, and humidity weakens coronavirus, says US official

On Thursday, a US official said the deadly coronavirus weakens when exposed to sunlight, heat, and humidity, making way for hopes that the pandemic might come to an end in summer months.

#ComicBytes: The five coolest inventions by Tony Stark

28 Dec 2019

#ComicBytes: The five coolest inventions by Tony Stark

Tony Stark is best known in the Marvel Universe as Iron Man. A brilliant scientist and billionaire, he usually dedicates his considerable intelligence to improving his Iron Man suits, which are packed with the latest technology.

WWE: Ranking the most shocking revelations of all-time

04 Sep 2019

WWE: Ranking the most shocking revelations of all-time

WWE is the best form of pro-wrestling and one of the purest forms of entertainment.

8 Apache attack choppers inducted into IAF at Pathankot airbase

03 Sep 2019

8 Apache attack choppers inducted into IAF at Pathankot airbase

The Indian Air Force inducted eight Apache helicopters today at the Pathankot Air Force Station in Punjab.

US, Afghan forces kill more civilians than insurgents do: UN

24 Apr 2019

US, Afghan forces kill more civilians than insurgents do: UN

Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by the US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released today revealed.

Microsoft's 'Army-specific' HoloLens would bring Call of Duty to life

08 Apr 2019

Microsoft's 'Army-specific' HoloLens would bring Call of Duty to life

Back in November, Microsoft had won a $479 million contract from the US Army to supply 100,000 modified HoloLens.

In a first, an all-women team will walk in space

12 Mar 2019

In a first, an all-women team will walk in space

In a matter of weeks, NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will step into the darkness of cosmos to perform the first ever all-women spacewalk in the history of humanity.

Soon, US soldiers will use Microsoft HoloLens on battlefield

01 Dec 2018

Soon, US soldiers will use Microsoft HoloLens on battlefield

Soon, US Military soldiers will use Microsoft's HoloLens headsets on the battlefield.

#ComicBytes: The five coolest inventions by Tony Stark

05 Nov 2018

#ComicBytes: The five coolest inventions by Tony Stark

Tony Stark is best known in the Marvel Universe as Iron Man. A brilliant scientist and billionaire, he usually dedicates his considerable intelligence to improving his Iron Man suits, which are packed with the latest technology.

Uber expands partnership with NASA to develop flying taxis

10 May 2018

Uber expands partnership with NASA to develop flying taxis

Uber has signed a second Space Act Agreement with NASA to get help on its ambitious flying taxi project Elevate.

US Army building 3D-printed flexible robots for military use

19 Apr 2018

US Army building 3D-printed flexible robots for military use

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has collaborated with the University of Minnesota to develop 3D-printed flexible robots that are practical for military use.

These words are turning 100 this year

25 Mar 2018

These words are turning 100 this year

A century ago, the 'First World War' ended. Most would assume the phrase was coined after there was a second.

US President Trump sacks Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

13 Mar 2018

US President Trump sacks Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

US President Donald Trump today ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

US Army sergeant once held captive by Taliban admits desertion

17 Oct 2017

US Army sergeant once held captive by Taliban admits desertion

31-year-old Bowe Bergdahl, an American soldier once held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

Harvard rescinds Chelsea Manning's visiting fellowship over CIA chief's protest

16 Sep 2017

Harvard rescinds Chelsea Manning's visiting fellowship over CIA chief's protest

Harvard University has rescinded its offer to make Chelsea Manning a distinguished visiting fellow, following CIA chief Mike Pompeo's decision to cancel an appearance at the university.

Soon, Indian forces to get special AC jackets

20 Aug 2017

Soon, Indian forces to get special AC jackets

Our forces are all set to get air-conditioned jackets soon. According to former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, trials are already on.

Indo-US militaries gear up for Yudh Abhyas in September

08 Aug 2017

Indo-US militaries gear up for Yudh Abhyas in September

Over 200 soldiers from the Indian Army's Gorkha rifles will participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual joint Indo-US military exercise.

Chelsea Manning, released from prison, celebrates free life

19 May 2017

Chelsea Manning, released from prison, celebrates free life

After seven years in prison, former US soldier Chelsea Manning charged over espionage was released on May 16.

Indian Army to get two M777 Howitzers artillery guns

18 May 2017

Indian Army to get two M777 Howitzers artillery guns

Washing away the dirt from the Bofors scam, the 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers from the US will soon be inducted as India's first modern 155mm artillery guns since the 1980s.

US will deploy necessary capabilities to deter Russia- Jim Mattis

12 May 2017

US will deploy necessary capabilities to deter Russia- Jim Mattis

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis recently stated that the US is ready to bolster air defense systems in the Baltic Region, to defend against Russia.

Trump Navy secretary nominee withdraws nomination

27 Feb 2017

Trump Navy secretary nominee withdraws nomination

Philip Bilden, private equity investor and Army veteran, has withdrawn his nomination as US President Donald Trump's secretary of the US Navy, due to his business interests.

Manning criticises Obama, Trump

27 Jan 2017

Manning criticises Obama, Trump

Despite having her sentence commuted, former US President Barack Obama faced Chelsea Manning's ire for leaving a "vulnerable legacy" with "very few permanent accomplishments."

American Army inducts 5 Sikhs with religious accommodation

24 Jan 2017

American Army inducts 5 Sikhs with religious accommodation

Days after the United States Army issued new regulations under which servicemen wearing turbans, hijabs, beards can be enrolled in the military, 5 Sikhs were granted approval to serve for the same.

Obama commutes prison term of Chelsea Manning

19 Jan 2017

Obama commutes prison term of Chelsea Manning

In January'17, former president Barack Obama commuted Manning's 35-year sentence, a decision that can't be undone by incumbent President Donald Trump.

US Army allows servicemen to wear turbans, hijabs or beards

05 Jan 2017

US Army allows servicemen to wear turbans, hijabs or beards

´╗┐Making the military more inclusive of minority religions and cultures, the US Army issued new directives allowing servicemen to wear turbans, hijabs, or beards.

US Army committed $6.5 trillion accounting fraud

21 Aug 2016

US Army committed $6.5 trillion accounting fraud

The Inspector General of the United States Department of Defense submitted a report in June 2016 stating that the US Army's financial statements for 2015 were "materially misstated".