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.

US military rescuers end operations after Nepal earthquake

The 300 US Marine, Army, Air Force and Navy personnel involved in rescue operations in Nepal since a major earthquake struck last month concluded their work Wednesday, officials said.

One US Marine dead, 21 hurt in `hard landing`

One Marine was killed and 21 others required hospital treatment after their MV-22 Osprey aircraft made a "hard landing" during training in Hawaii on Sunday, the US military said.

House votes against undocumented migrants' serving in US military

The US House of Representatives passed an amendment to eliminate a provision from the National Defence Authorisation Act that would have allowed the military to consider the enlistment of undocumented young people, dubbed "Dreamers" by their supporters.

Survivors 'unlikely' in Nepal chopper crash: US military

The US military said on Friday it did not expect to find any survivors after locating the wreckage of a helicopter that went missing with eight people on board in earthquake-devastated Nepal.

US military denies bombing mosque in Iraq

The US military on Wednesday denied that coalition aircraft bombed a mosque in Iraq after Baghdad officials said American-led warplanes had targeted Islamic State jihadists meeting at the mosque in Tal Afar.

China says US report on its military `distorts facts`

 China`s defence ministry said on Saturday that a US report on its military which accused Beijing of ramping up land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea distorted facts, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

US bolsters security at military bases over terror threat

 The US military bolstered security at bases across the country Friday after the FBI voiced concern that Islamist extremists could target troops or police officers.

John Kerry visits Djibouti, US military base as Yemen conflict drags on

 US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Djibouti on Wednesday for talks with the government and to visit a key US military base from where pilots fly missions over Yemen and Somalia.

US says no Syrian civilians killed in April 30 air strike

 The US military denied Sunday a report that strikes led by Washington had killed at least 52 civilians in northern Syria earlier this week, saying those killed were actually fighters.

Pentagon concerned over retaliation in rape cases

The Pentagon on Friday voiced concern over a pattern of retaliation against victims of sexual assault in the US military and vowed to take steps to counter the problem.