US Military: News
02 Jun 2023Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
AI-controlled drone 'kills' operator during simulation test: What went wrong
In a simulation test carried out by the US military, an AI-operated drone turned against its operator, to the point of killing the controller.
25 Apr 2022India China Border
At $76.6B, India's 2021 military expenditure third-highest in world
India in 2021 became the world's third-highest military spender, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday.
09 Sep 2021al Qaeda
Al-Qaeda may seek comeback in Afghanistan: Pentagon Chief
US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Thursday the al-Qaeda extremist group that used Afghanistan as a staging base to attack the US 20 years ago may attempt to regenerate there following an American withdrawal that has left the Taliban in power.
31 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Last US troops leave Afghanistan, ending 20-year war; Taliban celebrates
The last of US soldiers have left Afghanistan, finishing a complicated withdrawal and bringing an end to America's longest-running war.
28 Aug 2021Afghanistan
US carries out drone strike on ISIS-K after Kabul blasts
The United States military said on Friday it has carried out a drone strike against a "planner" of the Islamic State-Khorasan (ISIS-K), the group which has claimed responsibility for the deadly bombings in Afghan capital Kabul.
27 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Who are ISIS-K, the group behind the Kabul blasts?
Two explosions struck the heart of Kabul on Thursday, killing dozens of Afghan civilians and at least 13 US service members.
28 Jun 2021Joe Biden
US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria, Iraq
The US military, under the direction of President Joe Biden, conducted airstrikes on Sunday against what it said were facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups near the border between Iraq and Syria.
28 Apr 2020United States of America
Pentagon releases UFO videos captured by US Navy pilots
In a major development, the Pentagon has declassified three videos showing unidentified flying objects or UFOs.
18 Sep 2019United States of America
US Navy confirms leaked UFO videos are real
Back in 2017, a series of declassified clips purporting to show unidentified flying objects, aka UFOs, went viral on the internet.
17 Sep 2019Google
AI robots can start global wars, former Google engineer warns
While discussing AI and its development, we all worry about the 'doomsday' scenario, where intelligent machines could go rogue and turn against humanity.
05 Aug 2019Pentagon
Pentagon is flying balloons for spying on people: Details here
Amid privacy-related debacles, the Pentagon is testing a new technology for mass-surveillance - balloons.
06 May 2019Augmented Reality
US Military soldiers could wear smart contact lenses on battlefield
Last month, a group of French researchers developed a revolutionary connected lens to augment human visual capabilities in more ways than one could imagine.
10 Apr 2019WWE
Three reasons why Lacey Evans should challenge Becky Lynch
Raw and SmackDown are two of the most popular shows due to the surprise elements they put, following the chaos at the grandest stage, WrestleMania.
02 Mar 2019Afghanistan
Taliban attack joint US-Afghan base, kill 23 Afghan security forces
At least 23 Afghan security forces were killed in a Taliban attack on a joint US-Afghan base in southwestern Afghanistan, officials said yesterday, as fighting continued during a pause in peace talks between the insurgents and American negotiators.
20 Jan 2019Somalia
US airstrike kills 52 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia
The US military yesterday said it had carried out its deadliest airstrike in Somalia in months, killing 52 al-Shabab extremists after a "large group" mounted an attack on Somali forces.
07 Jan 2019Yemen
US confirms death of militant involved in USS Cole bombing
A US military spokesman confirmed that an American airstrike killed an al-Qaeda operative accused of involvement in an attack, nearly two decades ago, on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors.
27 Dec 2018Donald Trump
America cannot be the world's policeman: US President Trump
America cannot be the policeman of the world, US President Donald Trump said during his first visit to Iraq as he urged other countries to share responsibilities.
24 Dec 2018Donald Trump
Trump says discussed 'highly coordinated' Syria pullout with Erdogan
United States President Donald Trump said he discussed Syria and "the slow & highly coordinated pullout of US troops from the area" in a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday.
01 Dec 2018Microsoft
Soon, US soldiers will use Microsoft HoloLens on battlefield
Soon, US Military soldiers will use Microsoft's HoloLens headsets on the battlefield.
06 Oct 2018Google
Tension over Project Maven pull-out draws Sundar Pichai to Pentagon
Last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai discreetly met with a group of civilian and military leaders in the Pentagon in a bid to ease tensions over Google's withdrawal from Project Maven.
24 Mar 2018White House
Trump administration bans transgender people from serving in the military
On Friday, the White House announced a policy which bans transgender people from serving in the US military "except under certain limited circumstances".
03 Feb 2018Syria
Syria secretly developing new chemical weapons: Trump's admin officials
Syria is secretly developing new, sophisticated chemical weapons despite a 2013 deal to end such programs, said senior Trump administration officials.
30 Aug 2017Donald Trump
Trump reverses Obama's ban on military gear for police forces
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order lifting restrictions imposed by his predecessor Barack Obama on the acquisition of military-style equipment to the police.
26 Aug 2017Donald Trump
Trump restores ban on transgender troops from serving in military
US President Donald Trump has signed a memo that reinstates a ban on transgender personnel from serving in the US military, which his predecessor Barack Obama had lifted.
27 Jul 2017Donald Trump
Trump to ban transgender troops in US military
US President Donald Trump announced that transgender individuals will no longer be able to serve in the US military.
08 May 2017United States Air Force
US military's top secret X-37B space plane returns from orbit
After a record 718 days in orbit, the US Air Force's X-37B space plane has returned to Earth by landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.
02 May 2017Boeing
SpaceX's second attempt pays off, military satellite launch successful
Space Center, Florida.
01 May 2017Pakistan News
Former soldier who claims to have killed Laden recounts mission
Robert O'Neill, former US Navy Seal who reportedly killed Osama bin Laden, has described the moment when he shot him dead in his new book, 'The Operator'.
01 May 2017Afghanistan
US' anti-ISIS operations civilian death tally lower than outside groups
The US military said anti-ISIS airstrikes by the US-led coalition have likely killed at least 352 civilians in Iraq and Syria since the operation started three years ago.
22 Apr 2017Afghanistan
Death toll in Taliban attack on Afghan military base 140
In one of the deadliest attacks on an Afghan airbase, Taliban militants disguised as military killed at least 140 soldiers in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Several others were wounded.
22 Apr 2017Afghanistan
Taliban strikes: Dozens killed in attack on army-base in Afghanistan
Taliban militants disguised as Afghan soldiers attacked a key army base in Northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing dozens of soldiers.
10 Apr 2017Pakistan News
Osama's head had to be pieced together: Ex-Navy SEAL
Accounts from the ex-Navy SEAL who claims to have shot Osama, revealed, the Taliban leader's head, shattered by bullets had to be pieced back together for identification.
09 Feb 2017Donald Trump
9/11 mastermind calls Obama "head of the snake"
Self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Shaikh Mohammad wrote to former President Barack Obama telling him that 9/11 was a direct result of the American foreign policy.
24 Dec 2016Donald Trump
President Obama to demolish visitor registry
The Obama administration is going to dismantle USA's dormant national registry program for visitors from countries with active terrorist groups.