US to increase military drone flights: Report

The US military will drastically increase drone flights over the next four years, in a bid to boost intelligence and strike capabilities across a growing number of conflict zones, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

US reports 27 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

 

Washington: The United States and it allies conducted 27 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, the US military said.

US bombs IS Syria target from Turkey for first time

The United States on Wednesday launched its first airstrike from Turkey on an Islamic State target in Syria, as Ankara vowed it was ready to step up its own fight against jihadists.

 

US-trained Syrian rebels believe captured by militants: Report

The United States believes that at least five Syrian rebels who were trained by the US military have been captured by suspected members of Syria`s al Qaeda affiliate, Nusra Front, a US official said on Tuesday, speaking on condition of anonymity.

First US-trained Syria rebel believed killed in fighting: Sources

A member of a new Syrian force trained by the U.S. military was believed to have been killed in clashes last week with al Qaeda`s Syria wing, in what would be the fledgling force`s first battlefield casualty, U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday.

 

US to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the US military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, U.S. officials said on Sunday.

US military exhumes remains of unidentified victims of Pearl Harbor attack

The remains of unidentified members of the US military killed in the sinking of the USS Oklahoma during Japan`s World War Two attack on Pearl Harbor were exhumed in Hawaii on Monday in a bid to identify them, the Department of Defense said.

Death toll climbs to 5 in Chattanooga shooting: US military

A US sailor has died of injuries after the shootings on military centers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the US Navy said on Saturday.

Get ready for 3D printed customised pizza!

 We might soon be getting highly customised 3D-printed food items to eat. The technology is poised to be widely used in the food industry in the next 20 years to customise foods and expedite delivery of food to consumers, shows new research.

Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the US military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior US officials said.

US military developing hypersonic jet that flies faster than bullet
US military developing hypersonic jet that flies faster than bullet

The US military is developing a next-generation hypersonic jet plane that could fly at up to five times the speed of sound - faster than a bullet.

Soon, hypersonic jet that flies faster than bullet

 The US military is developing a next-generation hypersonic jet plane that could fly at up to five times the speed of sound - faster than a bullet.

China aims to challenge US air dominance: Pentagon
China aims to challenge US air dominance: Pentagon

China is mounting a serious effort to challenge US military superiority in air and space, forcing the Pentagon to seek new technologies and systems to stay ahead of its rapidly developing rival, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said on Monday.

Tensions surface in Okinawa on 70th anniversary of battle
Tensions surface in Okinawa on 70th anniversary of battle

Japan`s premier was heckled Tuesday at a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Okinawa, the bloodiest episode in the Pacific War, as anger flared over the US military`s continuing presence.

US to send 450 more troops to Iraq to tackle IS
US to send 450 more troops to Iraq to tackle IS

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday approved the deployment of up to 450 more US military personnel to Iraq, in a bid to reverse gains by the Islamic State group.

Nepal families of US copter crash victims seek compensation

The families of five Nepalese civilians killed in a US military helicopter crash on an earthquake relief mission last month demanded compensation on Monday, saying it took weeks to get confirmation of their relatives' deaths.

US military uncovers more anthrax blunders

 The US military said Tuesday a live sample of anthrax was inadvertently sent to a lab in Canada, after officials uncovered yet another batch of the lethal bacteria at an army facility.

US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states

The US military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine US states and a US air base in South Korea, after apparently failing to properly inactivate the bacteria last year, US officials said on Wednesday.

US military accidentally shipped live Anthrax sample to lab: official

The US military accidentally shipped at least one live anthrax sample to a commercial lab in Maryland but there was no public health threat from the mishap, officials said Wednesday.

China Navy warns US spy plane eight times to leave disputed South China Sea
China Navy warns US spy plane eight times to leave disputed South China Sea

The Chinese Navy warned a US surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea to leave the area eight times, according to CNN, which was on board the flight on Wednesday.