U.S Military

B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Manages To Look Cool Even When It's Refuelling

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Tech

The B-2 stealth bomber is unique for a number of reasons. The first is that its flying-wing design makes it almost entirely invisible to radar. The se...

US Military Experiments With Bomb-Sniffing Elephants

AP | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK

Humans have looked to a variety of animals to help detect explosives. Research in South Africa showing that elephants can identify explosives by sm...

The UK Just Bought The World's Largest Airship

Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Airlander 10. It's the largest aircraft in the world and the UK now owns it. Built by UK-based company Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), Airla...

These Are The Biggest Tech Fails Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Tech

2014 has been (mostly) a success for the world of technology. New phones were released, watches can now show you your Tweets as well as the time, and ...

The US Just Launched A Rocket Without Telling Anyone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech

The United States military launched its largest spy satellite on the Eastern Coast on Friday amidst a media blackout which left Los Angeles residents ...

This Is America's New Laser Death Machine. It Burns Things.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

The American military now has laser powered death cannons, and is showing them off on video. The 30-kilowatt ship-based laser weapon system is in t...

Joint Chiefs Would Recommend Ground Forces Return To Iraq

AP | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

America's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails...

US Airstrikes Against ISIS - America's Selective Humanitarian Interventionism

Dilly Hussain | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK
Dilly Hussain

The issue I want to raise is why the U.S. has decided to intervene now? Whilst I'm totally against any western military intervention in the Muslim world, one can't help but question the thought process of foreign policy makers in Washington.

A Century of Warfare: Analysing America's War Record Since WWI

Brad Linzy | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Politics
Brad Linzy

As Randolph Bourne said when writing about World War I in 1918, war is the health of the state. As America's power has grown, so has its propensity for war. Regardless of the debates about the justness or morality of war, the numbers have shown peace to be the exception in America while war has been the rule, making this last century since the start of World War I undeniably a century of warfare.

US Planned Weapons System On The Moon To Attack Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Tech

The United States planned to build a weapons system on the Moon to attack the Earth. The plan, known as Project Horizon, was part of a 100-page doc...

This Is What Drone Pilots Really Say When They Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

Flying unmanned aerial military vehicles is supposed to be easy. Like, playing an Xbox video game easy. The reality is somewhat different. Not only...

Pilot Lands Jet With No Wheels On A Boat

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Tech

When US Marine Corps Capt. William Mahoney took off in his AV-H8 Harrier nothing could have prepared him for what he would then immediately have to do...

The US Military Wants To Put This Chip In Traumatised Soldiers' Brains

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Tech

The US Military is working on a tiny brain implant that would be used to help cure soldiers suffering from extreme cases of Post Traumatic Stress Diso...

America Built This Massive Pyramid To 'Track The End Of The World'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech

The US Library of Congress has released a dramatic and haunting set of pictures of a giant pyramid it once built to track the end of the world. The...

'Classified Military Jet' Spotted Over Texas

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Tech

Three military bloggers are convinced they have evidence of a top-secret military aircraft flying in the skies above Texas. Steve Douglass and Dean...

Giant Solar Panels In Space Could Power Entire Cities (Or Wars)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

Solar panel satellites, built in space by robots that beam power down to Earth - sound like science-fiction? Well, even the team behind the idea ad...

Obama: 'We're Building Iron Man'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Tech

It's official: America is building Iron Man. Well, kinda. President Obama recently said it - but as we know, in politics that's rarely a guarantee ...

Iraq Pictures Allege To Show US Marines Desecrating Corpses Of Iraqi Insurgents

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Graphic pictures have emerged that allegedly show US marines in Iraq burning the corpses of insurgents. The 41 photographs, which were acquired by...

WATCH: Machine Gun-Armed Robot Fired For US Military

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Tech

A robot equipped with a working machine gun has been fired in a demonstration to the US military. The MG-240 machine gun with which the robot is eq...

Syria To Allow UN Weapons Inspectors To Visit Attack Site

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK

The Syrian government has said it will allow UN weapons inspectors to examine the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack near Damascus. A team ...

'The Regime Has Something To Hide'

The Huffington Post | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

David Cameron and Barack Obama have moved the West a step closer to decisive intervention in Syria, pledging a "serious response" if Bashar Assad's Sy...

US Weighs Military Options In Syria, Moving Naval Ships Closer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK

The US is weighing up its military options in Syria in the aftermath of a deadly chemical weapons strike, with American naval forces moving closer to ...

Chelsea Manning's Transgender Dilemma in the US Military - A Secret That Needed to Be Told?

Anne Speckhard | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK
Anne Speckhard

Our military does not value the service of its transgender members enough to allow them to serve openly. And this causes a great deal of pain to those who having found their careers in the military as they must also hide their true identities while serving - as Chelsea Manning did... US transgender service members may be willing to take a bullet for their country - but the country is not willing to meet their medical needs.

Bradley Manning Term 'A Tactical Victory'

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Julian Assange has spoken out following the sentencing of Bradley Manning, the American army private who disclosed more than 700,000 confidential docu...

Robot Does Parkour...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Tech

The DARPA-funded RHex has been around for a few years now but it's getting more talented as time goes on. Now it's taken up parkour - and looks wei...