US Army: News

What we know about US soldier 'defecting' to North Korea

A United States soldier, Private Second Class Travis King (23) has been detained in North Korea after he crossed over to the country from neighboring South Korea without authorization, the US military said.

07 Nov 2022


Taliban reveals founder Mullah Omar's burial place 9yrs after death

The Taliban on Sunday disclosed its founder Mullah Omar's final resting place, which was kept secret for over nine years since his death in 2013, reported AFP.

14 Oct 2022


Microsoft's HoloLens mixed reality headset makes US soldiers nauseated

US Army soldiers are feeling the need to puke. No, it's not because of a difficult training regimen.

18 Jul 2022


Taliban tell women officers to send male relatives as replacements

Almost a year after the Taliban took over Afghanistan, women officials have reportedly been asked to stay at home and send their male relatives as replacements.

08 Jun 2022


Chinese infra build-up near Ladakh 'alarming', says top US General

The latest remarks by a top US general may cause new problems for the Centre and raise many eyebrows in India.

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.

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

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.

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.

24 Apr 2020

Donald Trump

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.

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.

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.

12 Mar 2019

Space News

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.

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.

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.

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.

25 Mar 2018

Star Wars

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.

13 Mar 2018

North Korea

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.

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.

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.

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.

08 Aug 2017

Narendra Modi

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.

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.

12 May 2017

Russia News

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.

27 Feb 2017

Michael Flynn

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.

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".