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Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

Officials in the U.S. government differ on whether or not Iran is using rocket test to advance long range missile technology.

The U.S. Navy Plans a Big Push to Unmanned Ships
The unmanned surface vessels will act as floating sensors and at lea…
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When a CIA Spyplane Dodged a Spear in the Cold War

Amidst an African proxy war, an unusual assault.

Report: The USS Fitzgerald Was Primed for Disaster
The events behind the collision between a Navy destroyer and commerc…
Nuclear Explosion MET in Nevada Desert
The U.S. Military Once Had "Backpack" Nukes
Soldiers trained to carry “special atomic demolition munitions” thou…
The Delightfully Weird Reason These Huge Concrete "Mirrors" Litter the English Countryside

Blocks made of concrete helped amplify the sound of incoming zeppelin bombers.

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Storm Brings Snow, Sleet, And High Winds To Mid Atlantic Region On Second Day Of Spring
Should the U.S. Navy Turn Merchant Ships into Floating Missile Magazines?

The concept could flood battle zones with hundreds of missiles, but it’s not without disadvantages.

For Sale: One MiG-29 Fighter Jet, Gently Used

A flyable piece of Cold War history can be yours for the tidy sum of $4.65 million.

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The U.S. Navy Quietly Tested Mach 3 Heavy Gun Shells That Could Revolutionize Surface Warfare

The new shells fire from a standard Navy gun and can down flying targets much more cheaply than missiles.

Come Take a Tour of America's Newest Nuclear Submarine

PCU South Dakota will join the U.S. Navy submarine force in February 2019.

Israeli Air Force Maintains Routine Operations
Cockpit Canopy Falls Off F-15 at 30,000 Feet, Pilot Lands the Damn Jet Anyway

The crew of the Israeli fighter jet decided to tough it out and land the plane rather than eject.

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A U.S. Airstrike Just Killed a Man Wanted for the USS Cole Bombing, Pentagon Says
Nineteen years after the attack on a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer, an Al Qaeda militant involved in the incident was killed in an…
Taiwan is Reverse-Engineering Jet Engines to Make a Cruise Missile

The politically isolated country has problems sourcing military equipment. So it came up with an innovative solution.

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187th Fighter Wing participates in Operation Dacian Viper
The Air Force Is Having Trouble with Its 'Base in a Box'

The concept will allow the U.S. Air Force to operate from discrete airfields, dispersing airpower to less vulnerable locations.

What You Need to Know About China's New Tank

The Type 15 is designed to go into places bigger, heavier tanks can’t go.

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Study Shows Precisely How Nazi Infrastructure Enabled the Worst of the Holocaust
As the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland approaches, a new analysis shows how Nazi infrastructure enabled the murder of 1…
Watch a Bunch of Awesome Fighter Jets Zoom Through 'Star Wars Canyon'

Located in Death Valley, California, Star Wars Canyon is one of the best places in the world to see fighter planes flying at low level.

China Is Reportedly Testing Its Railgun at Sea—Beating the United States

China has beat America in placing railguns on ships, but how far ahead it actually is, that’s a good question.