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North Korea hits out at South-US army drill

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 15:03

North Korea`s top military body today lashed out at an ongoing South Korea-US army drill, warning that it could compromise a recent easing of military tensions on the Korean peninsula.

US army shooter sentenced to death

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 13:48

A US military court sentenced to death the Fort Hood shooter who killed 13 people and injured more than 30 at a Texas army base in 2009, media reports said.

US could reduce Army by further 15%: Chuck Hagel

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 08:36

The US Army could be reduced by a further 15 percent, with cuts to the numbers of full-time active soldiers as well as reserves, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Thursday.

New Congressional effort launched to enlist Sikhs in US Army

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 10:34

A top American lawmaker has launched a fresh effort to enlist Sikhs in the US Army so that they can serve the force while abiding by their faith.

Fort Hood shooting trial set to begin

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 14:19

The long-awaited trial of a US army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people in a 2009 shooting spree at a Texas base is set to begin with jury selection on Tuesday.

US Army to cut 80,000 troops by 2017 to reduce budget

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 11:01

The United States Army has announced to reduce its strength by a whopping 80,000 by 2017 as part of a budget-cutting plan, making it one of the largest force reductions since World War II.

US allows women to join Navy SEALS, Army rangers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 09:40

Women in the US will be able to join the Navy SEALS, Army Rangers and other specialised combat outfits under plans approved by the Pentagon to open up thousands of frontline jobs which were out of their reach till now.

US Army develops realistic robot bird

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 18:25

The US Army has developed a realistic robot bird that has even tricked real flocks and hawks to attack it midair, making it a potential unsuspecting future war agent.

Fort Hood shooting: Hasan allowed to represent self at trial

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 23:57

A military judge has reportedly ruled that the suspect in 2009 Ford Hood Shooting and Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan to represent himself in the murder trial.

US lawmakers look to change military justice

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 13:21

Outrage over a US Air Force officer`s decision to overturn a jury`s guilty verdict in a sexual assault case has Republicans and Democrats joining forces on ambitious legislation to change the military justice system.

Female US soldier pleads guilty to desertion

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 12:05

A female soldier in the US Army pleaded guilty to two counts of desertion after fleeing to Canada to avoid a second tour of duty in the Iraq war.

US Army seeks new technology to replace GPS

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 15:33

The US Army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon`s research agency said Wednesday.